Not offered in 2019

Unit description

Introduces contemporary airport management issues through instructor-led activities in a team-based learning environment with a heavily applied focus. Students will apply practical management tools to the context of the Gold Coast Airport and its immediate footprint, which includes a wide variety of stakeholder groups.  

Unit content

Topic 1: Introducing the Airport City

Topic 2: Understanding the Complexity of the Airport Setting

Topic 3Airports in a Broader Transport Network

Topic 4: Diversifying Airport Business

Topic 5: The Customer Experience

Topic 6: Airports of the Future

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

Teaching and assessment


Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information


Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2019 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

Fee paying courses
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