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Gold Coast
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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Unit aim

Applies core managerial, operational and regulatory concepts to the broader aviation sector, including commercial aviation, military aviation, general aviation, intermodal transport networks, airports and aviation-related industries. 

Unit content

Module 1: An introduction to the Aviation Sector

Module 2: Aviation Related Industries 

Module 3: Aviation and Connected Transport Systems

Module 4: Aviation Technology and the Environment

Module 5: Aviation Safety and Security

Module 6: The Future of Aviation

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 demonstrate a knowledge of the structure and role of the aviation sector and related industries
2 demonstrate critical thinking and analytical skills when examining core aviation issues
3 identify the impact of emerging trends on the aviation sector and related industries.

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

  1. demonstrate a knowledge of the structure and role of the aviation sector and related industries
  2. demonstrate critical thinking and analytical skills when examining core aviation issues
  3. identify the impact of emerging trends on the aviation sector and related industries.

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • Budd, L & Ison, S (eds.), 2020, Air Transport Management: An International Perspective, 2nd edn, Routledge, London and New York. ISBN: 9780367280574.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.