AVAT13021 - Aviation Risk Analysis and Management

General Information

Unit Synopsis

Aviation Risk Analysis and Management will require you to use the theory of individual human performance (human factors) to develop methods to achieve practical risk awareness, risk identification and risk management. You will also gain theoretical and practical knowledge in the process that helps you identify and manage potential problems that could undermine key business initiatives or projects. You will conduct hazard analysis, risk assessment and risk mitigation according to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) requirements.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 3
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band SCA Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites Air Transportation, Safety of Airline and Airport Operations and Human Factors in Airline and Airport Operations are the prerequisites of this unit. Students are required to complete and achieve a passing grade for all the above units.

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Unit Availabilities from Term 2 - 2022

There are no availabilities for this unit on or after Term 2 - 2022

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Case Study 30%
2. Essay 30%
3. Group Work 40%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

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Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Evaluate the practical challenges to delivering effective Safety Audits and Safety Management System risk-based analysis
  2. Apply risk management methods identified by International Air Transport Association when undertaking risk analysis
  3. Critically explain the challenges impeding risk management implementation and the importance of a holistic risk management
  4. Differentiate risks by applying common organisational tools and strategies in aviation
  5. Develop risk profiles and risk treatment action plans (risk registers) considering cross-departmental issues

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Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
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1 - Case Study
2 - Essay
3 - Group Work
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
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Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
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1 - Communication
2 - Problem Solving
3 - Critical Thinking
4 - Information Literacy
6 - Information Technology Competence
7 - Cross Cultural Competence
8 - Ethical practice
9 - Social Innovation
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1 - Case Study
2 - Essay
3 - Group Work