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Indicative tuition fees provided are estimates based on information available to Edith Cowan University at the time of their calculation and are presented as a guide for comparative purposes only. The fees which are ultimately applicable are subject to change. ECU makes no representations or warranties in relation to the reliability of these estimates or the methodologies used for their calculations.

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First year indicative tuition fees for 2014 undergraduate courses (domestic students)

Commonwealth supported: AUD $8,613.00
Domestic fee paying: AUD $20,150.00

There are two types of domestic tuition fees as displayed above. Read the following information to identify which indicative tuition fee amount may be applicable to you.

Commonwealth Supported Place

Under this arrangement, the Australian Government contributes towards your tuition fees and you are responsible for the remaining tuition fees, called your 'student contribution'.

You are eligible to be Commonwealth Supported if you are studying:

  • a Bachelor's degree;
  • an Associate Diploma;
  • an Honours degree; or
  • selected Commonwealth Government Supported postgraduate courses.

You must also satisfy ONE of the following criteria:

  • You are an Australian Citizen.
  • You hold a Permanent Humanitarian visa.
  • You are a New Zealand Citizen and you are living in Australia whilst studying.
  • You hold an Australian Permanent Residency visa and you are living in Australia whilst studying.

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Bachelor of Aviation

This course structure will be available to students commencing the course from Semester 1, 2015 onwards.

This course structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.

This course comprises a total of 360 credit points including 16 core aviation and science units (240 credit points) and an 8 unit major or a minor and electives (120 credit points).

Year One - Semester 1
UnitDescription Points
SCA1125Fundamentals of Flight 15
SCP1132Introduction to Physics*15
MAT1108Foundations of Mathematics^15
Major/Minor or Elective

* Students who have passed WACE Physics 3A/3B (or equivalent) should enrol into SCP1111 Physics of Motion in this semester and into an additional elective in semester 1 next year in place of SCP1111. ^ Students who have passed WACE Mathematics 3A/3B (or equivalent) should enrol into MAT1137 Introductory Applied Mathematics in this semester and into MAT1236 Calculus 1 in place of MAT1137 Introductory Applied Mathematics in semester 2.

Year One - Semester 2
UnitDescription Points
SCA1117Human Factors in Aviation 15
MAT1137Introductory Applied Mathematics 15
MAT1114Introductory Statistics 15
Major/Minor or Elective

Year Two - Semester 1
UnitDescription Points
SCA1116Aviation Legislation and Regulatory Frameworks 15
SCP1111Physics of Motion 15
ENS2108Mechanical Science 15
Major/Minor or Elective

Year Two - Semester 2
UnitDescription Points
SCA2212Advanced Aerodynamics 15
SCA2224Aircraft Systems 15
SCP1112Waves and Electricity 15
Major/Minor or Elective

Year Three - Semester 1
UnitDescription Points
SCA3321Professional Aeronautical Attitudes and Techniques 15
SCA3322Aircraft Propulsion 2 15
Major/Minor or Elective
Major/Minor or Elective

Year Three - Semester 2
UnitDescription Points
SCA3200Crew Resource Management 15
SCA3612Advanced Flight Planning 15
Major/Minor or Elective
Major/Minor or Elective

Note: The Major/Minor or elective units should be chosen in consultation with the course coordinator. At least four units must be from the same study area and the total number of first year units taken in the course should not exceed 12. Suggested complementary areas of study are: Business Studies (e.g. Accounting, Finance, Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Tourism & Hospitality Management, International Business, Law in Business, Planning) Security Science Physics Engineering Psychology Computer Science Mathematics Science
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