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Maritime and Logistics Management & Maritime Technology Management Programs at AMC Launceston

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The Australian Maritime College (AMC) is an internationally recognized maritime and marine tertiary education institution based in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia and is part of the University of Tasmania (UTAS). AMC is Australia's national center for maritime education, training and research. It has two campuses located within 31 miles of each other in Northern Tasmania, each with different facilities and residence.

The National Centre for Ports and Shipping at AMC provides study opportunities in the areas of maritime business, logistics and technology management. With an option of pursuing diplomas, graduate certificates, bachelors or masters degree, the management program provides students the qualifications and training need to work in specialist areas such as supply chain and logistics or in more general areas such as international trade and maritime business.

The AMC Maritime and Logistics Management or Maritime Technology Management degrees will give you the best start possible and help you learn the necessary skills to pursue a successful career in commercial shipping, ports and terminals management, logistics or transport policy in an industry that is continually growing. The courses are tailored to give you the best possible start to your career covering subjects such as international business, business communications, statistics, cargo systems and handling through to air transport and Information technology.

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Academic Programs


Bachelors Degree programs

  • Bachelor of Business (Maritime and Logistics Management) - 3 years: This course is unique because it combines core business principles, for example, finance, marketing, economics, business law and strategic management with more specific maritime industry units of study, such as port and terminal management, ship operations management and maritime economics. These are studied in combination with logistics-based units, to provide the necessary focus and an in-depth appreciation of the issues confronting the maritime and logistics industries.
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Maritime Technology Management) (3 years, part-time): prepares students for business and management careers in the maritime and logistics industries. Students gain a working knowledge of core business areas and in addition, technology units in Ship Design and Production, Engineering Fundamentals, Offshore Engineering and Operations, and Programming and Problem Solving for Engineers introduce students to the technological aspects of the maritime transport business.

Pathway Programs

  • Associate Degree in Maritime and Logistics Management (2 years): This degree covers the first two years of the degree program and prepares you for a management career in maritime and logistics industries. Successful completion may result in credit for 16 units in the Bachelor of Business
  • Diploma of Maritime and Logistics Management (1 year): The diploma provides you with contemporary business expertise for careers in management and administration in the maritime and logistics industries. It is also a pathway into the Associate Degree and the Bachelor of Business (Maritime and Logistics Management).

LAST UPDATED ON Sep 21, 2017

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