Courses & Details

Program Code 12378
Graduate Level Postgraduate Coursework
Locations
  • Online
Contributing Schools and Faculties
Admission Instructions:

How to apply as a:

Program Award Rules and Schedules
Mode of delivery Combination of Online and Face to Face + Online
Program Enrolment Checklist

Description

The Master of 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?

The Master of Aviation Management is a unique program that can be adapted to accommodate your specific areas of interest. This degree will give you a distinctive insight into contemporary issues in aviation by combining human factors and management skills for application to the demands of management in the aviation industry. This applied program will provide you with industry-relevant skills and knowledge that can open up further management career options within the aeronautical industry.

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

  • Students with an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree in a different discipline area to Aviation (also called a non-cognate area) who also have a minimum of two years demonstrable RPL in the aeronautical industry will study the 120 unit program which can be completed in 1.5 years full time or 3 years part time study.
  • Students with an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree in an Aviation discipline (also called a cognate area) who also have a minimum of one year demonstrable RPL in the aeronautical industry will study the 120 unit program which can be completed in 1.5 years full time or 3 years part time study.
  • Students with an AQF Level 8 Bachelor degree in a different discipline area to Aviation who also have a minimum of one year demonstrable RPL in the aeronautical industry will study the 80 unit program which can be completed in 1 year full time or 2 years part time study.
  • Students with an AQF Level 8 Bachelor degree in an Aviation discipline, or a combination of an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree in a non-cognate area and a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma (AQF Level 8) in an Aviation discipline will study the 80 unit program which can be completed in 1 year full time or 2 years part time study.
  • Students who have successfully completed the Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management (Program Code 11234 or Program Code 12377) at the University of Newcastle will receive 40 units of credit upon admission to the Master degree program and study a further 80 units which can be completed in 1 year full time or 2 years 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.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Applicants who do not speak English as a first language must demonstrate that they meet the University's English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/governance-and-leadership/policy-library/document?RecordNumber=D15/15438

Credit Transfer

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 the new program, go to¬†http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/credit-transfer/ and click on ‘How to Apply for Credit’.

International Students

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/international/while-you-are-here/orientation to find out more about the support services available to international students.

Special Needs

Students with a disability 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/current-staff/teaching-and-research/teaching-resources/supporting-students

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

Program requirements and the volume of learning are dependent on the student’s prior academic qualifications.

To complete the Master of Aviation Management:

Entry with a 3 year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in a discipline other than Aviation and two years demonstrated experience (recognition of prior learning - RPL) in the aeronautical industry:

Volume of Learning is 120 units:

  • Core Courses - 40 units
  • Program Directed Group A Courses - 60 units
  • Program Directed Group B Courses - 20 units

Entry with a 3 year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in the Aviation or cognate discipline and one year demonstrated experience (recognition of prior learning - RPL) in the aeronautical industry:

Volume of Learning is 120 units:

  • Core Courses - 40 units
  • Program Directed Group A Courses - 60 units
  • Program Directed Group B Courses - 20 units

Entry with a 4 year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 8) in a discipline other than Aviation and one year demonstrated experience (recognition of prior learning - RPL) in the aeronautical industry:

Volume of Learning is 80 units:

  • Core Courses - 40 units
  • Program Directed Group A Courses - 20 units
  • Program Directed Group B Courses - 20 units

Entry with a 4 year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 8) in the Aviation or cognate discipline:

Volume of Learning is 80 units:

  • Core Courses - 40 units
  • Program Directed Group A Courses - 20 units
  • Program Directed Group B Courses - 20 units

Entry with the combination of a 3 year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in a discipline other than Aviation and a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma (AQF Level 8) in the Aviation or cognate discipline:

Volume of Learning is 80 units:

  • Core Courses - 40 units
  • Program Directed Group A Courses - 20 units
  • Program Directed Group B Courses - 20 units

Entry with the Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management (Program Code 12377) or equivalent (AQF Level 8) from the University of Newcastle:

Volume of Learning is 80 units over and above credit for specific courses studied in the Graduate Certificate and requirements for the Master’s program vary depending upon the courses chosen to complete the Graduate Certificate:

  • Core Courses - 10 or 20 units
  • Program Directed Group A Courses - 50 units
  • Program Directed Group B Courses - 10 or 20 units

For more information about the Graduate Certificate in Aviation Management (Program Code 12377) please follow the link below:http://gradschool.edu.au/programs/details/graduate-certificate-aviation-management-12377

Transition Arrangements

Students who have commenced the non-AQF compliant Master of Aviation Management program (Program Code 11235) 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 Master of Aviation Management degree program (Program Code 12378), 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

Core Courses

Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.

Code Name Availability Units
AVIA6110 Human Factors in Aviation Systems Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
AVIA6120 Crew Resource Management Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
AVIA6130 Advanced Aviation Human Factors Research Skills Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
AVIA6150 Aviation Safety Management Systems Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units

Directed Courses Group A

Choose 60 units from the following directed courses.

Code Name Availability Units
GSBS6001 Managing Under Uncertainty Trimester 1 - 2016 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6002 Foundations of Business Analysis Trimester 1 - 2016 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Block 6 - 2015 (SHRIC)
10 units
GSBS6003 Globalisation Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
GSBS6004 Organisational Behaviour and Design Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6005 Marketing Management and Planning Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6006 Employment Relations in Globalised Economies Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6007 Managing Human Resources in International Organisations Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6012 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6013 Customer Decision Making and Behaviour Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6014 Digital Marketing Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6015 Services and Relationship Marketing Management Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6040 Human Resource Management Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
GSBS6190 Human Resource and Organisational Development Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6192 Strategic Human Resource Management Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6200 Accounting and Financial Management Trimester 1 - 2016 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
GSBS6300 Integrated Marketing Communications Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6301 Brand Development and Marketing Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6410 Economics of Competitive Advantage Trimester 1 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6484 Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility Trimester 1 - 2016 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2016 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
INFT6304 Project Planning and Management Trimester 2 - 2016 (Callaghan)
Trimester 2 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
PSYC6110 Psychology Skills in the Workplace Semester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
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

Directed Courses Group B

Choose 20 units from the following directed courses.

Code Name Availability Units
AVIA6140 Human Factors in Specialised Operations Trimester 1 - 2016 (GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool)
10 units
AVIA6160 Aviation Training and Instruction Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
Table Of Contents Print TOC
Table of Contents
        Print Print Print