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AVN5106 Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Operations

Short Description: Commercial UAV Operations
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Commerce
Student contribution band : Band 3
ASCED code : 080399 - Business Mgt not classified
Grading basis : Graded

Other requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course other than a high level of interest in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle applications that is appropriate for a professional in the aviation industry.
Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at


Students will be introduced to the contemporary challenges impacting on UAV operations and applicable to the air transport industry. They will develop a sound understanding of the applications and technologies of UAV operations. While examining the genesis of UAV applications relating to civil air transport, students will explore the political, and economic impacts on society and air transport. They will gain an in-depth knowledge of human factors and labour markets associated with UAV implementation, and develop the skills necessary to address future safety risks. Also, relevant national and international legislation and regulation associated with UAV applications are explained.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 Online