Graduate Diploma of Aviation (Aviation Human Factors)
Discover the capability and limitations of human performance
Build on your pre-existing industry knowledge with USQ's Graduate Diploma of Aviation (Aviation Human Factors). Learn to manage complex operations within the aviation system, whilst maintaining both safety and efficiency through the optimisation of the human performance elements within that system. Explore aviation human factors to become an effective human factors manager, an effective non-technical skills facilitator, or an effective operational manager across a range of specialist areas within the aviation industry.
After you complete the Graduate Diploma of Aviation, you will have the option to take the credit from your studies and go on to complete the Master of Aviation (Aviation Human Factors).
If you're not quite ready to undertake a Graduate Diploma or don't meet the entry requirements, you may like to start with USQ's Graduate Certificate of Aviation (Aviation Human Factors), before continuing your studies with the Graduate Diploma of Aviation (Aviation Human Factors).
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 21360|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- Completion of an Australian university Bachelor degree in the area of aviation, management and/or psychology, or equivalent.
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
A number of other pathways are also available if you haven't been able to study previously or don't meet the requirements for entry into your program of interest.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 2, 2019 - applications close Monday 1 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 15 July 2019.
- Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 28 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020.