Gold CoastSession 2Session 2
OnlineSession 2N/A

Unit description

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.

Unit content

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

Learning outcomes

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

Prescribed texts

Session 2

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Strategy Presentation20%
Strategy Report40%


Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Strategy Presentation20%
Strategy Report40%

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Fee information


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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

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