Course Title: Aviation Industry Environment

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Aviation Industry Environment

Credit Points: 12.00


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

AERO2381

City Campus

Undergraduate

115H Aerospace, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2009

AERO2381

City Campus

Undergraduate

115H Aerospace, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 1 2016

AERO2381

City Campus

Undergraduate

172H School of Engineering

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2017

AERO2498

Singapore Inst of Management

Undergraduate

115H Aerospace, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering

Face-to-Face

Offsh3 15,
Offsh3 16

AERO2498

Singapore Inst of Management

Undergraduate

172H School of Engineering

Face-to-Face

Offsh3 17

AERO2545

Voc Training Ctre of Hong Kong

Undergraduate

172H School of Engineering

Face-to-Face

Offsh1 17

Course Coordinator: Assoc. Prof Cees Bil

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 6176

Course Coordinator Email: cees.bil@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 251.03.64

Course Coordinator Availability: Email coordinator


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

AERO2377 Introduction to Aviation or equivalent.


Course Description

This course introduces you to the four distinct broad environments which include regulation, operational, economic and international issues. It is primarily focussed on the common carrier system of air transportation, that is, commercial air services offered to the public. The knowledge and skills developed through this course will support courses later in this program in relation to airline operations and airport operations, aircraft maintenance and other courses.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

 

 This course contributes to the following program learning outcomes:

Needs, context and systems: 
• Identify, interpret and analyse stakeholder needs, establish priorities and the goals, constraints and uncertainties of the system (social, cultural, legislative, environmental, business etc.), using systems thinking, while recognising ethical implications of professional practice.

Problem-solving and design: 
• Demonstrating information skills and research methods.

Coordination and communication: 
• Communicate and coordinate proficiently by listening, speaking, reading and writing English for professional practice, working as an effective member or leader of diverse teams. 


Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs)

 

Upon successful completion of the course, you should be able to:

  1. Relate regulatory, operational, economic and international factors to the international airline industry environment, identifying factors of key importance to typical stakeholders
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of domestic aviation industry environment
  3. Analyse the impact of regulatory frameworks, at different levels (internationally and domestically) on various facets of the aviation industry
  4. Communicate at a professional level with all facets of the aviation industry in the context of regulatory and legal frameworks


Overview of Learning Activities

You will learn this course through lectures, directed reading, class room discussion, and investigative research. The learning process is reinforced through problem-based learning using case studies.


Overview of Learning Resources

Course-related resources will be provided on “myRMIT Studies”. These will include course notes, and other learning materials generated by the course lecturer(s), references, and approved links to useful material on external web-sites.


Overview of Assessment

X This course has no hurdle requirements.

☐ All hurdle requirements for this course are indicated clearly in the assessment regime that follows, against the relevant assessment task(s) and all have been approved by the College Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning & Teaching).

 

Assessment Tasks

 

Assignment 1 (individual)
Weighting 25%
This assessment supports CLOs 1, 2, 3, 4

Assignment 2 (group)
Weighting 25%
This assessment supports CLOs 1, 3, 4

Group presentation
Weighting 10%
This assessment supports CLOs 1, 3, 4

Final exam
Weighting 40%
This assessment supports CLOs 1, 2, 3, 4