UNSW Bachelor of Aviation (Management) is the study of flight operations, on or off the flight deck. It produces Aviation Managers who understand both the core theoretical foundations of aviation operational management, and their practical application in a work environment.  

This three-year, full-time degree shares a common academic core with the flying specialisation and additionally focuses on operations management, law and regulations, airline marketing, safety and aviation economics.

Learn From the Best 

The UNSW Bachelor of Aviation (Management) has been developed in consultation with the Australian aviation industry to produce graduates who will advance to positions of management and influence. It instils students with essential skills and knowledge in the fields of science, engineering, interpersonal relations, the environment and management.  

The degree can also be combined with the Bachelor of Commerce to broaden your opportunities in the job market.  

Connect With the Aviation Industry 

The degree leads directly to opportunities for graduates in the growing Australian aviation industry, and throughout the world.  

UNSW Aviation educators come directly from leadership roles in industry, having held senior management positions with Qantas, Airservices Australia, CASA, ATSB and the Federal Airports Corporation.  

Your Career 

Throughout the degree, students are encouraged to undertake industry-based scholarships and internships. These programs provide valuable opportunities to consolidate knowledge, determine career interests and significantly enhance employment prospects upon graduation.  

Management career opportunities can be found in: 

  • airlines 
  • freight companies 
  • regulatory authorities 
  • defence forces 
  • airports. 

UNSW Aviation Management graduates are excelling in the roles of: 

  • aviation consultant 
  • flight analyst 
  • airport planner 
  • flight crew scheduler 
  • flight safety investigator. 

What Our Students Say 

“The degree provides a comprehensive range of subjects covering all facets of the aviation industry. From airport management to aviation engineering, the broad spectrum of subjects offered not only allows students to experience all components of aviation, but also allows students to recognise areas of interest for potential career paths.” 

- Nathaniel Foster, Bachelor of Aviation (Management) graduate 

Find Out More

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