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Bachelor of Aviation
University of Southern Queensland - Toowoomba

Course outline

Students obtain project management, airline and airport operations, flight training, international aviation law and safety management systems knowledge required for the aviation industry. This program includes professional development workshops where students can build their practical experience resume and gain industry experience with aviation experts. Graduates in the flight operations major obtain the flying skills and knowledge to meet the Civil Aviation Safety Authority requirements of the Australian Commercial Pilot Licence and Instrument Rating or international equivalent. For more program information, visit Bachelor of Aviation at USQ.


Flight training is conducted by the University flight training third party provider for which eligible students may be able to access VET Student Loans.


Aviation management; flight operations.

Other requirements

Students undertaking the flight operations major must hold a Class 1 Medical Certificate issued by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority, as this is one of the regulatory requirements to hold a Commercial Pilot Licence. In addition, students are expected to complete recognised pilot aptitude assessment and interview prior to being allowed to undertake the flight operations major. Appropriate advice will be provided to students during their first academic year.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to USQ’s website.

Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C); General Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C)

ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2021

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Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

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Career opportunities

Graduates are qualified to enter the aviation industry as pilots or in a variety of aviation management roles. Subject to additional flying experience, graduates are candidates for airline, general aviation, or instructor pilot roles in operations throughout Australia and potentially the global aviation industry.

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Bachelor degree
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Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Darling Downs & South West QLD
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