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The aviation industry has experienced exceptional growth in recent years, along with increasing air traffic globally. You'll be equipped with the skills needed for lifelong learning in the evolving aviation environment, and introduced to the sciences underpinning the theory and practice of aviation. You'll also study courses in areas such as aviation management, navigation and planning.
Specialised knowledge and focus, combined with technical skills, equips our graduates with insights on emerging issues and innovative solutions.
Study aviation at Griffith
We have Australia's most highly recognised Aviation program. Over the past 25 years we have built an international reputation for graduates that are industry ready through our innovative approach to aviation education. Griffith works closely with industry to develop degrees to meet the needs of business now and into the future.
Our industry advisory board serves as an external guide to strengthen links with industry, and to gain insight into new trends within the marketplace. You can join our MATES program where students mentor other students, or become part of a range of aviation-related university clubs e.g. the Soaring Society, Griffith university Flying Club.
Qantas Future Pilot Program
The Qantas Future Pilot Program is open to aviation students at Griffith University.
The program provides aviation students with access to experienced pilots during their degree, and selected students will be invited to complete an intensive twelve week Airline Transition Course. Upon successful course completion, graduates will transition to employment with QantasLink and complete their training under the supervision of QantasLink’s experienced training team and become qualified as First Officers flying the airline’s Dash 8 200/300 or Q400 fleet.
To be eligible to be considered for the program, students need to hold a GPA of 4.0 or above for the duration of their studies, and Australian work rights. Visit qantas.com/careers for more information.
Bachelor of Aviation
The career opportunities in the aviation industry and Griffith's reputation within the industry, appealed to aviation student Angus Slattery when he was considering his options at university. The 2017 Chief Student Pilot is one of three Griffith graduates to have been selected as cadets for Virgin Australia’s 54-week pilot training program, a remarkable opportunity that guarantees the aspiring aviator a job at its conclusion.
|Bachelor of Aviation||Nathan
|Bachelor of Aviation Management||Nathan
|Graduate Certificate in Airport Management||Nathan
|Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management||Nathan
|Graduate Diploma of Flight Management||Other
|Graduate Diploma of Rotary Wing Flight Management||Nathan
|Master of Aviation Management||Nathan
Expand your qualifications and your career options with our range of double degrees. As a double degree graduate, you’ll have a special skill set that will help you stand out with future employers.
|Double Degrees||Campus||OP rank|
|Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Aviation||Nathan
It is important to check the degree requirements including placement requirements, before you apply.
The Bachelor of Aviation together with the Graduate Diploma of Flight Management will allow graduates to be ready to work in the aviation industry as a commercial pilot. Graduates of these programs will find employment opportunities in charter work, regional airlines, flight instruction (theory and practical), aerial services (agricultural spraying, aerial surveying and photography), management, research and human resource management, and in government organisations such as Civil Aviation Safety Authority and the Australian Defence Force (in first officer positions).
December 06, 2018
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December 05, 2018
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Monday 5 February — Friday 21 December
Ongoing Q&A sessions
Book a 30 minute, personalised appointment with a member of our student recruitment team, to help find the right degree for you and get personalised advice about your study options. You can also find out about scholarships and discover admission pathways to university. Find out more
Saturday 15 December — Thursday 20 December
Explore Your Options - Online
Chat online with our expert study advisers after you have received your entry score, to discuss your study options. Find out about admission pathways, entry requirements and program options, plus what you can do if your OP or ATAR score was higher or lower than expected.
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Sunday 11 August — Sunday 11 August
Open Day 2019
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