Bachelor of Aviation/Bachelor of Information Technology

Griffith University

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

This double degree program combines Australia's most highly awarded aviation program with practical skills in information technology to help you influence IT advances required for the continued safety and security of air travel today and tomorrow.IT skills are crucial in the Aviation industry. This double degree program provides the pathway to a range of careers in aviation outside of flight crew roles.Core courses introduce you to basic areas such as navigation, human factors, planning, information systems and programming as well as the sciences underpinning the theory and practice of aviation.You'll also develop skills in collecting, storing and analysing large volumes of data as well as covering computationally intensive simulations of flight data on supercomputers, visual exploration of large data sets and informational retrieval and communication via the internet and data mining.Our training and learning resources include flight simulators and technology systems based on current industry standards, plus you'll also undertake a practical work placement as part of your degree, so you'll graduate with the skills and practical experience to launch your career. You also have the option to accelerate your studies by undertaking courses over three trimesters a year if you choose and there are a range of aviation or IT-related clubs you can join while studying to help you connect with other students and create valuable future industry networks.


  • 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
  • Computer Systems and Networks
  • Creative Coding
  • Cyber Security Standards and Operations
  • Data Management
  • Design Thinking in IT
  • Engineering Design Practice
  • Flight Procedures I
  • Flight Procedures II
  • Flight Procedures III
  • Foundations of Systems Development
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Human Factors for Pilots I
  • Human Factors for Pilots II
  • Information Systems Foundations
  • Introduction to Aviation Law
  • Language and Communication for Sciences
  • Light Aircraft Systems
  • Listed electives and/or Free-choice electives
  • Navigation
  • Navigational Systems
  • Object Oriented Software Development
  • Professional Practice in Information Technology
  • Programming Principles
  • Safety Management
  • Software Technologies
  • The Ethical Technologist
  • Web Technologies
  • Work Integrated Learning - Placement
  • Work Integrated Learning - Single Project
  • Work Integrated Learning Part 1
  • Work Integrated Learning Part 2

Standard entry requirements



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 information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Nathan Campus International: $158,000
  • ATAR: 58.25
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Online International: $177,500 No
  • Full-time : 4 years

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