Bachelor of Aviation
Griffith University - Nathan

Course outline

In this highly-recognised degree, you will be equipped with the skills needed for lifelong learning in the evolving aviation environment. This degree is the first step to gaining your commercial pilot licence and has strong ties to major airlines across Australia. You will be introduced to the skills underpinning the theory and practice of flight training and study courses in areas such as human factors, aerodynamics, aviation law, atmospheric science, navigation and flight planning. Study a double degree with Engineering or IT to further broaden your career pathways. You will graduate as a well-rounded aviation professional with one of Australia’s most highly regarded aerospace qualifications. As a graduate of this degree, you ‘ll be able to apply for entry into the Graduate Diploma of Flight Management at Griffith, to get the skills and qualifications needed to work as a commercial pilot. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Aviation at GU.


Students study over three trimesters each year, completing the three year program in two years.

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Admissions Criteria

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Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C); Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

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Recommended study
Biology or Physics
Assumed knowledge

General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C).

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Career opportunities

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 practice), aerial services (agricultural spraying, aerial surveying and photography), and in government organisations such as Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA).

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds
CSP/$9500 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Engineering and Technology
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

2 years Full time