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Master of Aviation Specialisation Aviation Human Factors

Master of Aviation Specialisation Aviation Human Factors (MAVN)

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

Overview

  • Master your understanding of human factors in an aviation context with USQ's Master of Aviation (Aviation Human Factors). Your studies will be equip you with the ability to develop strategies that result in the optimisation of the human performance elements within the aviation industry. 
  • Optimise human performance in aviation and learn to apply and exercise the cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and aviation human factors theories.
  • If you’re not sure you’d like to complete an entire Master’s degree, you can apply to study USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Aviation (Aviation Human Factors) or Graduate Diploma of Aviation (Aviation Human Factors) and take the credit from your studies to the Master of Aviation (Aviation Human Factors) if you decide to continue with your studies.

Career outcomes

  • Once graduated from the Master of Aviation program you will be qualified to undertake executive roles in operational and/or human factors areas across the industry.
  • Airlines and other aviation organisations are increasingly looking for postgraduate qualifications when appointing key staff.

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 12 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 7
Specialisation courses 5
Total 12

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

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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

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