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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Unit aim

This unit aims to provide students with an overview of the regulatory structure of civil aviation in various international jurisdictions and how these policies interact with each other across international borders. Students will develop an understanding of aviation regulation with case studies in local and regional aviation law relevant to their home country of operation.  

 

Unit content

Topic 1: Overview of the law and legal systems

Topic 2: The development of aviation law

Topic 3The regulation of the aviation industry

Topic 4: International cooperation

Topic 5: Aviation security and Safety Management

Topic 6: International case studies in aviation law

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: , GA2: , GA3: , GA4: , GA5: , GA6: , GA7:
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Describe the key areas of law related to the aviation industry and the development of aviation law and regulation
2 Demonstrate an understanding of how various regulatory frameworks affect the aviation industries
3 Demonstrate professional, effective and persuasive communication through a case study relating to aviation in a chosen jurisdiction

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

  1. Describe the key areas of law related to the aviation industry and the development of aviation law and regulation
    • GA4:
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of how various regulatory frameworks affect the aviation industries
    • GA1:
  3. Demonstrate professional, effective and persuasive communication through a case study relating to aviation in a chosen jurisdiction
    • GA6: