The UNSW Graduate Diploma in Aviation Management is a program of study designed to provide aviation managers and professionals with the skills and knowledge to be effective in a contemporary aviation environment. This program is a pathway for people without an undergraduate qualification to study for the Master of Aviation Management.

You don't need a university degree to be considered for enrolment, but you must have at least one year of relevant industry experience.

Through the degree you will gain analytical skills, disciplinary knowledge and a full understanding of contemporary issues in aviation, which can be applied to a range of contexts. 

Study a Range of Courses in Aviation Management 

You can choose from a range of industry-relevant courses including: 

  • Airport Operations Management 
  • Law and Regulation 
  • Safety & Accident Prevention 
  • Airport Planning 
  • Air Traffic Management 
  • Accident Investigation 
  • Aviation Human Factors

Flexible Online Learning 

The Graduate Diploma in Aviation Management is a one-year full-time program. It is delivered entirely online through a secure website, meaning you do not need to attend any on-campus activities.

Students with appropriate education or professional experience may be eligible for advanced standing and can therefore complete the degree in less time.  

What Our Students Say 

“As a mature student on the UNSW Aviation Management program, I unequivocally endorse this course as an avenue to enhancing one's professionalism. Both directly, for those engaged in aviation, but also for those involved in multi-modal operations and complex management environments.”  

- Cpt Brett Dowsing, RAN, Aviation Management alumnus. 

Your Career 

This graduate diploma program is developed with Australian aviation industry input and provides managers and professionals with the skills and knowledge to be effective in a contemporary Aviation environment. 

Management career opportunities can be found in airlines, freight companies, regulatory authorities, defence forces and airports.

UNSW graduates have excelled in the roles of aviation consultant, flight analyst, airport planner, flight crew scheduler and flight safety investigator. 

Find Out More 

You can find more information on this degree including entry requirements on the UNSW Degree Finder.