2020 unit offering information will be available in September 2019
Enables students, via a case study approach, to critically analyse a range of contemporary issues affecting the broader aviation industry. This incorporates roles played by government, organisations and individuals in adapting to and/or driving such events.
Topic 1 : Overview of the regulatory framework
Topic 2 : Airline business models
Topic 3 : Environmental impacts and mitigation
Topic 4 : Safety and security
Topic 5 : Flying a social media course
Topic 6 : Air transport and remote regions
Topic 7 : Human resources and employment relations in aviation
Topic 8 : Future careers in aviation
Topic 9 : Drones, big data and new technology
Topic 10 : Open skies, globalisation, new business models and future challenges
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||explain the differences between air and aviation law incorporating the importance of national sovereignty over airspace and to a number of international aviation conventions||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||evaluate various airline models and explain who makes up airline markets, and airline staff||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||critically examine the environmental impacts of air transport operations at global and local levels||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|4||explain what is meant by safety and also security in order to critically examine the differences between accidents, incidents and antecedents||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||discuss and evaluate the current and future roles of ICT and social media in the running of airlines, including a critical examination of other factors behind globalisation in international aviation||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
- Budd, L & Ison, S, 2017, Air Transport Management: An International Perspective, Routledge, London, UK.
Teaching and assessment
|Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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