Bachelor of Aviation

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

Griffith University has one of Australia's largest and most highly recognised aviation teaching programs. Over the past 25 years teaching in this field, we have built an international reputation for graduates who are industry ready. Our aviation staff have strong industry connections and some are world leaders in aviation research.The Bachelor of Aviation is a two-year, accelerated degree allowing students to progress more quickly into an aviation career or flying training.You will be introduced to the sciences underpinning the theory and practice of aviation, including the basic principles associated with each of the different phases of ab initio flying exercises in our virtual reality flight simulators. You will also study courses in areas such as navigation, safety management systems and the human factors. Through the Bachelor of Aviation, you will develop the skills needed for lifelong learning in the evolving aviation environment.The Bachelor of Aviation together with the Graduate Diploma of Flight Management will allow graduates to be ready to work in the aviation industry as a commercial pilot.Entry into the program is either via Standard Entry or Professional Entry for those holding a Commercial Pilot Licence (MEIR) or higher. The Trimester 2 intake is only available to students completing a Professional Entry pathway.


  • Aerodynamics Part I
  • Aerodynamics Part II
  • Aircraft Operations, Performance and Planning Part I
  • Aircraft Operations, Performance and Planning Part II
  • Airways Operation and Design
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Aviation Biology and Medicine
  • Aviation Meteorology
  • Aviation Science
  • Flight Procedures I
  • Flight Procedures II
  • Flight Procedures III
  • Human Factors for Pilots I
  • Human Factors for Pilots II
  • International Aviation
  • Introduction to Aviation Law
  • Introductory Aviation Studies
  • Language and Communication for Sciences
  • Light Aircraft Systems
  • Listed electives and/or Free-choice electives
  • Navigation
  • Navigational Systems
  • Safety Management


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study pathways

The Bachelor of Aviation provides a pathway to the following programs:Graduate Diploma of Flight Management (4188).Master of Aviation Management (5647) and other relevant postgraduate programs.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Nathan Campus International: $83,000
  • ATAR: 55.6
  • Full-time : 2 years
Online International: $108,000 No
  • Full-time : 2 years

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