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Graduate Diploma of Aviation Specialisation Aviation Management

Graduate Diploma of Aviation Specialisation Aviation Management (GDAV)

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • Online
Campus
  • -
Duration
  • 1 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start date
  • February
  • July

Overview

  • With USQ's Graduate Diploma of Aviation (Aviation Management) you will learn the principles of managing aviation operations, managing safety culture in aviation, leading organisational change, and economics within an aviation context, which will prepare you with the range of skills required for a management role in an aviation organisation.
  • Become a leader in aviation management and graduate with advanced cognitive, technical and communication skills to complete a range of complex activities and projects within an aviation industry.

Further study

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 Management).

Career outcomes

  • Add to your existing qualifications and professional portfolio with potential managerial opportunities in aviation operations, scheduling, airports, airline operations, aviation regulation and accident and incident investigation.

Entry requirements 

  • 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 and this degree 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.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

You may be eligible for recognition of prior learning if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 8 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 4 units per semester.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 5
Specialisation courses 3
Total 8

 

Students must complete five core courses and three specialisation courses from the Aviation Management specialisation within the Master of Aviation.

Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Other specialisation

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this degree are:

Study Mode Cost
Domestic full fee paying

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 24720

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2020. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

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. Find out if you are eligible for FEE-HELP. 

You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.

Scholarships

At USQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to USQ.

The closing dates for applying directly to USQ are:

  • Semester 1, 2021 - applications close Monday 22 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 22 February, 2021.
  • Semester 2, 2021 - applications close Monday 12 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 12 July, 2021.

More information on applying key dates is available.

Further information

Discover further information on applying to study at USQ that is relevant to you.

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Begin your study journey today with Australia’s #1 University for graduate starting salary* and start the degree that’s right for you.

*(Good Universities Guide, 2020.)

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