190314

Legal Issues in Aviation

General principles of law as applied in the context of the airline transport industry. The course will focus on the application of law to flight crew, airline operations and civil aviation authorities in terms of both international conventions and treaties and of national legislation and law. Issues such as contractual and tortious liability will be considered.

Course code

Qualifications are made up of courses. Some universities call these papers. Each course is numbered using six digits.

190314

Level

The fourth number of the course code shows the level of the course. For example, in course 219206, the fourth number is a 2, so it is a 200-level course (usually studied in the second year of full-time study).

300-level

Credits

Each course is worth a number of credits. You combine courses (credits) to meet the total number of credits needed for your qualification.

15

Subject

Aviation Studies

Course planning information

Course notes

Students must submit all assessments.

Prerequisite courses

Complete first
Any 1902xx course

You need to complete the above course or courses before moving onto this one.

General progression requirements

You must complete at least 45 credits from 200-level before enrolling in 300-level courses.

Learning outcomes

What you will learn. Knowledge, skills and attitudes you’ll be able to show as a result of successfully finishing this course.

  • 1 Explain the nature and structure of domestic legal systems in selected countries as they apply to aviation.
  • 2 Explain the nature and structure of international aviation law.
  • 3 Use research tools to determine the content of relevant aviation law.
  • 4 Apply basic principles of international and domestic law to a selected aviation topic.
  • 5 Use critical thinking on the legal and practical aspects of a selected aviation topic.

Learning outcomes can change before the start of the semester you are studying the course in.

Assessments

Assessment Learning outcomes assessed Weighting
Written Assignment 1 2 30%
Written Assignment 1 2 3 4 5 70%

Assessment weightings can change up to the start of the semester the course is delivered in.

You may need to take more assessments depending on where, how, and when you choose to take this course.

Explanation of assessment types

Computer programmes
Computer animation and screening, design, programming, models and other computer work.
Creative compositions
Animations, films, models, textiles, websites, and other compositions.
Exam College or GRS-based (not centrally scheduled)
An exam scheduled by a college or the Graduate Research School (GRS). The exam could be online, oral, field, practical skills, written exams or another format.
Exam (centrally scheduled)
An exam scheduled by Assessment Services (centrally) – you’ll usually be told when and where the exam is through the student portal.
Oral or performance or presentation
Debates, demonstrations, exhibitions, interviews, oral proposals, role play, speech and other performances or presentations.
Participation
You may be assessed on your participation in activities such as online fora, laboratories, debates, tutorials, exercises, seminars, and so on.
Portfolio
Creative, learning, online, narrative, photographic, written, and other portfolios.
Practical or placement
Field trips, field work, placements, seminars, workshops, voluntary work, and other activities.
Simulation
Technology-based or experience-based simulations.
Test
Laboratory, online, multi-choice, short answer, spoken, and other tests – arranged by the school.
Written assignment
Essays, group or individual projects, proposals, reports, reviews, writing exercises, and other written assignments.

Textbooks needed

Textbooks can change. We recommend you wait until at least seven weeks before the semester starts to buy your textbooks.

Compulsory

FUNDAMENTALS OF INTERNATIONAL AVIATION LAW AND POLICY

Author
I BENJAMYN, SCOTT AND ANDREA TRIMARCHI
ISBN
9781138588806
Edition
2020
Publisher
ROUTLEDGE

NEW ZEALAND LAW: FOUNDATIONS AND METHOD

Author
STEPHEN PENK AND MARY-ROSE RUSSELL
ISBN
9781988553221
Edition
2ED 2018
Publisher
THOMAS REUTERS NZ

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