Aviation Industry Fundamentals
- One Semester or equivalent
- 150 contact hours - Online
On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.
2023 teaching periods
Higher Ed. Semester 2
Last self enrolment:
Last withdraw without fail:
Aims and objectives
At the conclusion of this subject students should have a good understanding of the broader issues affecting air transportation at international and local level for both government and operators of services. Additionally, students should gain sufficient insights into wider business issues relating to this highly regulated and complex industry.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
1. Discuss the significance of the Chicago Convention, identifying and explaining the major outcomes of the convention
2. Explain ways in which the Chicago Convention impacts the operations of all air transport with particular emphasis on the responsibilities of signatory States
3. Identify and discuss the economic and technical regulations and standards pertaining to organisations within the air transport industry
4. Verify the key operational components of both passenger and cargo transport operations and explain their significance to the safety of flight
5. Quantify and interpret financial measures of performance, control and accountability within the air transport industry
6. Describe the characteristics of markets and marketing concepts and strategies with regard to the management of airlines and airports
7. Demonstrate through individual written communications specialised knowledge with regard to technical and regulatory concepts and practices in the air transport industry
Courses with unitMaster of Aviation (Management)
Unit information in detail
- Teaching methods, assessment and content.
Hours per week
Number of Weeks
Online Learning Activities
Unspecified Learning Activities
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULOs)
As the minimum requirements of assessment to pass a unit and meet all Unit Learning Outcomes to a minimum standard, a student must achieve:
(i) An aggregate mark of 50% or more, and
(ii) Must complete all assignments
Students who do not successfully achieve hurdle requirements (ii) in full will receive a maximum of 45% as the total mark for the unit.
- Aeropolitical Affairs and Air Law,
- Regulation and Agreements
- Operations and Technical Regulation
- Airport Management
- Airline Management
- Reading materials.
A list of reading materials and/or required texts will be made available in the Unit Outline.