Bachelor of Aviation (Flying)

UNSW Sydney

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00098G

This Bachelor of Aviation (Flying) degree educates and trains pilots to the highest commercial standards. In this degree students learn the core science behind aviation as well as gain their flying licence. As part of the Professional Pilot Program, students will have up to 250 hours of flight training and approximately 30 hours of simulator training. On completion of the degree, students will have attained at a minimum a Commercial Pilots Licence (CPL) with a Multi Engine Command Instrument Rating and an Air Transport Pilots Licence (frozen) with advanced options including Instructor Rating, multi crew course or a research project. Students will need to pay for the flight training costs portion of this degree. On completion of the degree students are awarded a Bachelor of Aviation (Flying).


Flight training is conducted in block periods at Bankstown airport, where trainees study theory courses required by the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority.


  • Aviation flying

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Separate application to the School
  • Selection via ATAR
  • Interview
  • Students must undergo a Class 1 CASA medical examination
  • Assumed knowledge: HSC Mathematics 2 unit, (not general mathematics)
  • Recommended knowledge: HSC Physics

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Kensington No
  • Full-time : 3 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Kensington.

The Total Course Fee includes flight training costs of approximately $120,000 (not deferrable).

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