Fundamentals of Aviation - AVIA1321

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Aviation

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

Enrolment Requirements:


Excluded: AVIA1300

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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The course provides a foundation for the range of courses provided in the BAv, and includes a general description of the aviation industry.

Topics are chosen from the main organisations and the regulatory environment: introductory aviation economics and management practices for airlines and airports; basic aeronautical knowledge including aircraft performance, operation and navigation; international and organisational cultures; human factors; aviation safety.

This course is taught in an interactive context, developing library research skills and written, oral and presentation communication skills.
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