Unit Set Information

Aviation Major

Effective from 01-JAN-2017 : Code MAAVIA

This major is recommended for students who wish to enter the aviation industry in non-flying roles. It is designed to provide a broad professional education and introduction to the core industry activity of flying people and freight from point-to-point.


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This Major can be studied in the following courses:

Mode of Delivery

On Campus at Joondalup

Learning Outcomes

Related Careers

Flight Planner, Aviation Operations Controller, Load Controller, CASA Regulator, Fixed Based Operations Officer, Accident Investigator

Employment Opportunities

This major allows students to plan their career path into a range of options within the aviation industry.

Major Structure

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SCA1125Fundamentals of Flight15
SCA1116Aviation Legislation and Regulatory Frameworks15
SCA1229Aviation Meteorology15
SCA2101Aircraft Performance15
SCA2224Aircraft Systems15
SCA3100Aircraft Propulsion15
Plus one of the following group of two units:
SCA1117 ^Human Factors in Aviation15
SCA3200 ^Crew Resource Management15
SCA2100 ^ *Flight Operations15
SCA2212 ^Advanced Aerodynamics15

^ Core Option
* Students will be assessed to see if they have achieved the ECU minimum standard of English language proficiency in this unit. Students who don't meet the minimum standard will be provided with appropriate English language support and development.

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.