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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. 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 or Primary Research Supervisor. Entry Requirements Credit (WAM 70) plus average in BAv Application Process Complete Honours Enrolment form available from School of Aviation website. Contact the honours convenor to express interest and begin the application process.  Components (assessable items) of the Honours Program
  1. Research skills workshops (ongoing) 
  2. Preliminary introduction and literature review 
  3. Midway Presentation  
  4. Final Presentation (approximately end of year 15%)
  5. Thesis (end of year 85%)
Examination Procedure All assessable items (4 and 5) are marked by at least two 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%)
Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 1, Term 2, Term 3



Delivery Mode

Fully on-site

Indicative contact hours


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Course Outline

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