Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management

Gain practical skills and specialist knowledge

Courses & Details

Program Code 12377
Graduate Level Postgraduate
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Description

The Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management (Program Code 12377) is a Level 8 AQF compliant postgraduate Coursework program and is available for students who commence their studies in 2015.

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 program combines human factors and management skills for application to the demands of management in the aviation 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.

Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management will provide both an admission basis and credit for the Master of Aviation Management (Program Code 12378).

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.

Study a Language

All domestic students can now enrol in an undergraduate Diploma in Languages alongside their main degree program. This diploma will enhance proficiency in another language or languages, and will increase international career opportunities. Subject to course availability, this additional program will generally add an extra year to studies, and students will graduate with a Diploma in Languages as well as their other degree. Please note that all language courses are held on campus (face to face) at Callaghan.

International students cannot enrol concurrently in the Diploma in Languages alongside their primary program unless they can complete both programs within the duration of their primary program CoE. For more information please contact the ESOS Student Compliance Unit ESOS@newcastle.edu.au.

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management (Program Code 12377) will be based on student’s academic qualifications and or relevant experience in the aeronautical industry, as follows:

Students will have an AQF Level 4 Certificate IV in an Aviation discipline, and/or hold a Commercial Pilot’s License (CPL), and also have a minimum of eight (8) years demonstrable RPL in the aeronautical industry, or;

Students will have an AQF Level 5 Diploma in an Aviation discipline and also have a minimum of seven (7) years demonstrable RPL in the aeronautical industry, or;

Students will have an AQF Level 6 Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree in an Aviation discipline, and/or hold an Air Transport Pilot’s License (ATPL), and also have a minimum of six (6) years demonstrable RPL in the aeronautical industry, or;

Students will have an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree in a discipline different to Aviation and also have a minimum of one (1) year demonstrable RPL in the aeronautical industry, or;

Students will have an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree in an Aviation discipline.

All students will study the 40 unit program which can be completed in 0.5 years full time or 1 year part time study.

Students must apply to the Program Convenor for recognition of relevant RPL. RPL applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Assumed Knowledge

NA

Credit Transfer

Credit may be granted for coursework courses if they can be demonstrated to be directly equivalent in terms of content and depth of study to the corresponding courses in the Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management program, and they were completed within the previous 3 years. Credit will be granted by the Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Science and Information Technology in accordance with the Postgraduate Coursework Awards and Program Schedule. 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, please go to http://www.newcastle.edu.au/current-students/learning/enrolment-and-course-information/credit-transfer-and-cross-institutional-enrolment/ to apply for credit.

Honours

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Practical Experience

NA

Professional Accreditation

NA

International Students

International Students must comply with the University of Newcastle’s English language proficiency requirements. All International Students who study at the Callaghan campus will be provided with an orientation to familarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and 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 commencing their studies or early in their first trimester. Some adjustments needs 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 & consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/current-students/support/disability-support for more information.

Additional Information

Please note that some of the Group A program directed courses are available on campus at various sites, as well as on-line via GradSchool. All aviation courses (core and Group B program directed courses) are only available on-line (via GradSchool).

All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning. Please follow the link provided for more information about resources: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/current-staff/teaching-and-research/teaching-resources/centre-for-teaching-and-learning/ctl-resources

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students can draw on the assistance and support by the Indigenous Support and Development Service through the Wollotuka Institute. http://www.newcastle.edu.au/current-students/support/indigenous-student-support

Recommended Studies

NA

Requirements and Structure

The Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management (12377) requires the successful completion or 40 units of study including 20 units of prescribed core courses, 10 units of Group A program directed course and a further 10 units of Group B program directed course. The program can be completed over 0.5 years of full-time study or part-time equivalent. Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management can be used as an entry qualification with credit for the Master of Aviation Management (12378) degree program.

Transition Arrangements

Students who have commenced the non-AQF compliant Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management program (Program Code 11234) prior to Trimester 1, 2015 will be able to complete the program that they commenced in. Students enrolled in the non-AQF compliant program will be advised about the availability of the new AQF compliant Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management degree program (Program Code 12377), and will be encouraged to apply for admission. These students will be assessed and advised on advanced standing and credit available to them, on a case-by-case basis, upon application.

Course Information

Code Name Availability Units
Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.
AVIA6110 Human Factors in Aviation Systems Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
AVIA6120 Crew Resource Management Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
Directed Courses
Code Name Availability Units
Choose 10 units from Program Directed Group A Courses
GSBS6001 Managing Under Uncertainty Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
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10 units
GSBS6002 Foundations of Business Analysis Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
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10 units
GSBS6003 Globalisation Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
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10 units
GSBS6004 Organisational Behaviour and Design Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
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10 units
GSBS6005 Marketing Management and Planning Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
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10 units
GSBS6006 Employment Relations in Globalised Economies Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
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10 units
GSBS6007 Managing Human Resources in International Organisations Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
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10 units
GSBS6012 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
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10 units
GSBS6014 Digital Marketing Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
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10 units
GSBS6040 Human Resource Management Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
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10 units
GSBS6200 Accounting and Financial Management Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
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10 units
GSBS6410 Economics of Competitive Advantage Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
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10 units
GSBS6484 Corporate Governance & Social Responsibility Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
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10 units
INFT6304 Project Planning and Management Trimester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
PSYC6110 Psychology Skills in the Workplace Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
PSYC6120 Organisational Interventions Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
PSYC6130 Influencing People in Organisations Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
STAT6100 Total Quality Management Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
Choose 10 units from Program Directed Group B Courses
AVIA6130 Advanced Human Factors in Aviation Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
AVIA6140 Human Factors in Specialised Operations Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
AVIA6150 Aviation Safety Management Systems Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
AVIA6160 Aviation Training and Instruction Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
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