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Program Code 11234
Graduate Level Postgraduate
Locations
  • Online
  • On Campus + Online
UAC Code UAC Website
Contributing Schools and Faculties
Admission Instructions:

How to apply as a:

Program Award Rules and Schedules
Mode of delivery Online and via GraduateSchool.com
Program Enrolment Checklist

Description

The Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management provides flexible delivery for distance learning in the areas of aviation human factors and management. It has been developed in response to a recognised need in the aviation industry. The program combines topics from aviation human factors and management and can be adapted to accommodate specific areas of interest of students from diverse backgrounds. Applications are encouraged from all areas of the industry, especially flight crew, cabin crew, maintenance crew, ground crew, administration, military and government authorities.

Why study with us?

Students undertaking the Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management gain access to contemporary issues in aviation. This degree program combines management skills to the situations and demands of the aviation management industry.  This applied degree will provide you with industry-relevant skills and knowledge that can open up further management career options within the aeronautical industry.

Career Opportunities

The understanding and insight you gain on this program will benefit you as it has done many others, including commercial and military pilots, air traffic controllers and maintenance engineers. As well as assisting you to pursue your chosen career route, you’ll find this qualification eases the transition between specialties, for example in moving from the military to government or consultation activities, or moving between commercial aviation organisations.

Admission Requirements

Applications for admission are initially assessed on the basis of an undergraduate degree (in relevant area and with a GPA of 4.5 or higher) but, for those who fall outside this criterion, applications for admission are assessed on the basis of “admission points”. The Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management requires 60 admission points.

Selection Criteria

Alternative entry will be assessed on the basis of the admission points scheme as below. -Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in a relevant area or equivalent from an approved institution:100 points -An undergraduate degree or equivalent from an approved institution with a Grade Point Average less than 4.5:80 points -An incomplete undergraduate degree or equivalent from an approved institution (with a Grade Point Average of 4.0 or greater):up to 50 points (depending on number of units successfully completed) -An AQF approved diploma or Associate Diploma or equivalent from an approved institution:up to 50 points -Approved professional qualifications:up to 100 points (with Aircrew; Air Traffic Control; Maintenance Engineers qualifications worth up to 70 points each) -Work Experience:20 points per year(to a maximum 60 points) -Related area of research/management project completed with appropriate documentation:up to 50 points -Statement of aims & achievements/interview:up to 20 points

Credit Transfer

Students can articulate from the Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management to the Master of Aviation Management. If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to your new program, go to http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/credit-transfer/and click on How to apply for credit.

International Students

International students can only study this program online and must comply with the University’s English Language proficiency requirements before an application is accepted. All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/students/international/student-support/ to find out more about the support services available to international students.

Special Needs

Students with disabilities who require reasonable adjustments to undertake their program should contact the Disability Support Service before semester or early in the semester. Some adjustments need up to 4 weeks lead time to organise, so it is imperative that early contact is made. The Disability Support Service and relevant Faculty and School officers will work together to ensure reasonable adjustments are provided in a timely manner.

Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student’s responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/disability/ for more information.

Additional Information

All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/unit/centre-for-teaching-and-learning/learning-development/

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through the Wollotuka Institute.

Requirements and Structure

The program can be completed over two trimesters of full-time study or longer if preferred. Courses are offered on a trimester basis. Students may commence studies in January, May or September. Please refer to the Term dates on the University website at: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/dates/.
The Graduate Certificate program comprises four approved courses with a total value of 40 units, comprised of:

1. Two core aviation courses, AVIA6110 and AVIA6120 (20 units); and
2. Choose a course (10 units) from Group A; and
3. Choose a course (10 units) from Group B.
Students who have satisfactorily completed the requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management, may proceed to the Master of Aviation Management with full credit for studies completed.

Transition Arrangements

Information for the 2013 program revision:

The program underwent a minor program revision, for implementation 2013. INFT6304 was added to the Group A directed course list. Current students who have already successfully completed GSBS6503 may not count INFT6304 towards the degree.

Information for the 2012 program revision:

All students will have the opportunity to transfer to the new Aviation Management Program. The courses that students have successfully completed thus far will count towards the new program as long as they met the requirements of the pre 2011 program structure.

Continuing students are advised to contact their Program Officer or Program Convenor to discuss individual transition arrangements.

Students who commenced the program prior to 2012 and have successfully completed courses available at that time, will be able to count them towards the Group A Directed Courses in their program.

Any student who has failed or has not yet completed one of the Group A Directed Courses must choose courses from the currently approved list.

Course Information

Code Name Availability Units
Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this specialisation.
AVIA6110 Human Factors in Aviation Systems Trimester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
AVIA6120 Crew Resource Management Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
Directed Courses
Code Name Availability Units
Choose 10 units from Group A - Directed Courses
GSBS6001 Managing Under Uncertainty Trimester 1 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6002 Foundation of Business Analysis Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6003 Globalisation
Not to count with GSBS6480
Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6004 Organisational Behaviour and Design
Not to count with GSBS6020
Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6005 Marketing Management and Planning
Not to count with GSBS6010
Trimester 1 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6007 Managing Human Resources in International Organisations
Not to count with GSBS6055
Trimester 1 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6012 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6014 Digital Marketing Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6040 Human Resource Management Trimester 1 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6200 Accounting and Financial Management Trimester 1 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
GSBS6410 Economics of Competitive Advantage
Not to count with GECO6410
Trimester 1 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6484 Corporate Governance & Social Responsibility Trimester 1 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units
INFT6009 Cloud Computing and Mobile Applications for the Enterprise
Not to count with GEBU6020
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units
INFT6060 The Digital Economy
Not to count with GEBU6010 or GEBU6490
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units
INFT6304 Project Planning and Management
Not to count with GSBS6503
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units
STAT6100 Total Quality Management Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units
Choose 10 units from Group B - Directed Courses
AVIA6130 Advanced Human Factors in Aviation Trimester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
AVIA6140 Human Factors in Specialised Operations Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
AVIA6150 Aviation Safety Management Systems Trimester 3 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
AVIA6160 Aviation Training and Instruction Trimester 3 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units