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Aviation Honours - Part Time - AVIA4002
 Science students

Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 12
EFTSL: 0.25000 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 0
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 2 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


Undertaken over two years, this course introduces students to major research areas through a course of advanced lectures and a major research thesis of 20, 000 words. Through the taught component of this course, students will critically examine academic and industry developments within aviation with particular emphasis towards the chosen area of their thesis. The research thesis will examine an area of research significance as approved by the Head of School.

Entry Requirements
Credit (WAM 65) plus average in BAv

Application Process
Complete Honours Enrolment form available from School of Aviation

Components (assessable items) of the Honours Program
  1. Tutorial classes (ongoing)
  2. Preliminary introduction and literature review (approximately mid-year 20%)
  3. Presentation 1 (approximately mid-year 5%)
  4. Presentation 2 (approximately end of year 10%)
  5. Thesis (end of year 65%

Examination Procedure
All assessable items, excluding components 1 and 2 are marked by at least three academics.

Final Grade
Based on performance across all assessable items.

Range of Grades
  • Honours Class I (>85%)
  • Honours Class II Division I (75% to 84%)
  • Honours Class II Division II (65% to 74%)
  • Honours Class III (50% to 64%)
  • Fail (<49%)

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