Master of Aviation Management
Guide your aviation career to great heights
Get set to engage with the changing management needs of the aviation industry. Prepare yourself for work in the airline industry or with government organisations, like the Australian Defence Force and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA).
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Graduates of the Master of Aviation Management will have:
- a broad body of knowledge on recent developments in aviation management, its related fields and the contemporary aviation industry
- knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to aviation management
- applied knowledge of the research principles and methods applicable to aviation professionals and scholars
You will be able to further your career in the airline industry and provide your employer with a competitive advantage over other organisations in the region. On graduation you will also be eligible to pursue doctoral studies or conduct independent research into the aviation sector.
The admission requirements for the Master of Aviation Management are:
- The Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management
- OR a Bachelor degree with at least a GPA of 5.0 in the same discipline, being `Business and Management' from a recognised tertiary institution AND at least 3 years work experience at a supervisory or management level
- OR a Bachelor degree with at least a GPA of 5.0 that has aviation/aerospace as the major area of study from a recognised tertiary institution. e.g. Bachelor of Engineering (Aerospace); Bachelor of Aviation AND at least 3 years work experience at a supervisory or management level.
Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management will be eligible for 40 Credit Points of advanced standing towards the Master of Aviation Management.
English Proficiency Requirements
English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:
- A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0
- OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL
- OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)
- OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
- OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)
- OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.
English test results must be no more than two years old.
Students who successfully complete the Direct Entry Program (DEP) will satisfy the English Language requirements for this Griffith degree.
The Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management (3112) formally articulates with the Master of Aviation Management and students will be eligible for 40 Credit Points of advanced standing towards the Master of Aviation Management.
Reduce the time it takes to finish your degree. You can apply to Griffith to recognise your prior learning, including:
• Formal learning through courses completed at uni and TAFE.
• Informal learning through workplace experience or volunteer training.
• Non-formal learning through social experiences and hobbies.
You will gain the knowledge, skills and vision needed to accept and master the challenge of changing management practices in the aviation industry.
Recommended Study Pattern
As a guide, core subjects in this degree can include:
• Airline Management
• Aviation Economics
• Airport Planning and Management
• International Civil Aviation
• Research Methods
• Aviation Management Research Paper
Plus there’s a selection of electives to choose from. As part of your application, you’ll be guided through how to get the right degree structure in place for you.
To be eligible for the award of Master of Aviation Management (MAvnMgt), students must acquire 120 credit points as prescribed below:
- gain 50 credit points for core courses
- gain 70 credit points for listed elective courses.
To be eligible for the award of Master of Aviation Management (MAvnMgt), a student admitted with 40 credit points of advanced standing must acquire 80 credit points as prescribed below:
- gain 50 credit points for core courses
- gain 30 credit points for listed elective courses.
This degree/s may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur and will appear below the conferral date of the award.