How to Structure Your Degree

The Bachelor of Aviation (Flying) at UNSW offers you the opportunity to be educated and trained as a pilot to the highest commercial standards.

In this degree taken full-time over three years, you’ll learn the core subjects behind aviation as well as gaining your flying licence. As part of the Professional Pilot Program, you’ll gain up to 200 hours of flight training and approximately 30 hours of simulator training.

To understand how to structure your Bachelor of Aviation (Flying) degree and choose your courses, refer to the UNSW Handbook in conjunction with the Undergraduate Degree Templates.

Bachelor of Aviation (Management)

The Bachelor of Aviation (Management), taken full-time over three years, allows you to pursue a career in flight operations on or off the flight deck.

The degree shares a common academic core with the Bachelor of Aviation (Flying). However, instead of flight training, you’ll undertake a range of courses in areas such as operations management, aviation economics, law and regulations, airline marketing and safety.

To understand how to structure your Bachelor of Aviation (Management) degree and choose your courses, refer to the UNSW Handbook in conjunction with the Undergraduate Degree Templates.

Bachelor of Aviation (Management) / Bachelor of Commerce

In collaboration with the UNSW School of Business, students of the Bachelor of Aviation (Management) are also offered the opportunity to undertake a double degree combined with the Bachelor of Commerce.

To understand how to structure your Bachelor of Aviation (Management) / Bachelor of Commerce double degree, refer to the UNSW Handbook in conjunction with the Undergraduate Degree Template.

 

Following Your Degree Requirements

All rules are outlined in the Handbook, and we encourage you to use this in conjunction with the Degree Templates to ensure you are selecting courses that count towards your degree. If you’re approaching the end of your studies, you can request a progression check, and our staff will provide an outline of your remaining degree requirements.

Enrolling in Your Flexible First-Year

Our flexible Aviation degree allows you to declare or change your major in Stage two of study, so you can sample several different courses before making a decision. If you’re enrolling and still unsure of your major, follow these steps:   

1. Look at the list of majors available in your degree; 
2. Eliminate the majors you’re definitely not interested in; 
3. Choose first-year courses common to the majors that interest you. That way, you’ll be keeping your options open.   

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