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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.

Double degrees

Studying a double degree is a great way to increase your career options

Study aviation at Griffith

We have Australia's most highly recognised Aviation program. Over the past twenty 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.

Thales Calil

Bachelor of Aviation

Thales Calil said that his studies at Griffith gave him the confidence and Knowledge to pursue his dream of becoming a commercial pilot for a major airline. 'I've seen some amazing sights- it's the best career anyone can choose. Griffith Connections with airlines and the aviation industry helped me get a great start'. As part of his Bachelor of Aviation, Thales completed commercial pilot training through Basair at Archerfield Airport, giving him the chance to put his classroom studies into practices and prepare for his future career. He also found a novel way to clock up his mandatory flying hours- joining forces with the charity CareFreight helping farmers and other Australians in need.

Thales Calil

Study options

Degrees Campus OP rank
Bachelor of Aviation Nathan 14
Bachelor of Aviation Management Online
Graduate Certificate in Airport Management Online
Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management Online
Graduate Diploma of Flight Management Other
Master of Aviation Management Online

It is important to check the degree requirements including placement requirements, before you apply.


Over 400 Scholarships available

Career outcomes

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).

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Life at Griffith

You can gain more than just a degree at Griffith. With plenty of opportunities to balance life and study, you can make memories and mates to last a lifetime.

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Key dates

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Monday 27 February — Friday 26 May

Trimester 1

From 2017, we’ll be teaching across three trimesters, rather than two semesters, with our first trimester kicking off on Monday 27 February.