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Gold Coast
Online

Unit description

Applies core managerial, operational and regulatory concepts to air transport, including aviation economics, air transport network, airline scheduling and business models. A significant part of this unit makes use of Simulate!, a digital airline strategic management simulator, involving intense individual and group work.

Unit content

Introduction to tourism transport
Transport networks and tourism nodal functions
Overview of the air transport system
Air transport regulation
Airline management, marketing and economics
Operations and management of full-service and low-cost carriers
Airport terminals

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1Understand the importance of aviation and non-aviation factors to successfully establish and maintain sustainable air routesKnowledge of a disciplineLifelong learning
2Analyse and discuss key managerial, operational and regulatory aviation concepts and issuesCreativityKnowledge of a disciplineLifelong learning
3Apply the theory involved in aviation management to a digital simulator aiming to establish an airline as a profitable enterpriseCreativityKnowledge of a disciplineLifelong learning
4Demonstrate a high level of critical thinking and analytical skill, report writing and communication skills in discussing the management and operation of international aviationKnowledge of a disciplineLifelong learning

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Understand the importance of aviation and non-aviation factors to successfully establish and maintain sustainable air routes
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  2. Analyse and discuss key managerial, operational and regulatory aviation concepts and issues
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  3. Apply the theory involved in aviation management to a digital simulator aiming to establish an airline as a profitable enterprise
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  4. Demonstrate a high level of critical thinking and analytical skill, report writing and communication skills in discussing the management and operation of international aviation
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning

Prescribed texts

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Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
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Fee paying courses
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International

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