Module Title:EU Aviation Policy
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:7
Module Delivered In 2 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: A combination of methods will be used - lectures, online, structured class discussion, video. Online delivery will vve supported by blackboard collaborate
Module Aim: The module will examine the impact of EU policy on both the air and surface transport sectors using data from a number of EU member states. It will also examine the changes that have taken place from a business and consumer perspective and highlight social /employment issues which have emerged in the sector over the last twenty years.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Recognise relevant EU structures and have a knowledge of their relevance
LO2 Critique EU legislation with a particular emphasis on aviation transport
LO3 Have the ability to criticall assess current EU policy with respect to competition
LO4 Assess the impact of liberalisation on employment conditions as they relate to the aviation sector
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

No recommendations listed
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module.
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Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
No requirements listed

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
EU Structure
General: The Role of The EU Parliament; The Role of The EU Commission; The Role of EU Council of Ministers;
EU Social Dialogue
EU Social Dialogue
Air Transport
The Legislative Framework Liberalisation, De-Regulation, and Privatisation - Air Transport Safety Regulation - EASA Economic Regulation Airports - Airport Charges, Ground Handling, Slots Passenger Rights
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment100.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Essay 5000 word assignment assessing all learning outcomes of teh module 1,2,3,4 100.00 n/a
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

SETU Carlow Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 12 Weeks per Stage 4.00
Independent Learning Time 15 Weeks per Stage 5.13
Total Hours 125.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Per Semester 0.64
Independent Learning Time Per Semester 3.16
Work - based Learning Per Semester 1.20
Total Hours 125.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_BSFOP_D Bachelor of Science in Flight Operations 3 Mandatory
CW_EEPLT_D Bachelor of Science in Pilot Studies 6 Mandatory
Discussion Note: Given approval for new version of program: CW_EEPLT_D