|Short Description:||Aviation Security Management|
|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|
|Version produced :||31 October 2020|
There are no pre-requisites for this course other than a high level of interest in aviation safety and security 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 http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.
Students will be introduced to security measures and regulations applicable to the air transport industry. They will develop a sound understanding of the nature and origins of terrorism and how it relates to the air transport industry, such as commercial airlines and airports. While examining the origins of international terrorism relating to air transport security, students will explore the terms `terrorism' and `counter terrorism' and how these have impacted on society and air travel. They will gain an in-depth knowledge of risk and safety management practices that address aviation security, and develop the skills necessary to identify, predict and suggest prevention strategies associated with future threats to air transport security. Also, relevant national and international legislation and regulation associated with aviation security are explained.