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.
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.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to USQ’s website.
English (Units 3 and 4, C); General Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C)
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Highest Rank to receive an offer
Median Rank to receive an offer
Lowest Rank to receive an offer
ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.
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Higher education study
Vocational Education and Training (VET) study
Work and life experience
Recent secondary education
Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank
Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered
Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor
Number of students
Percentage of all students
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.
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time