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Aviation (Human Factors)

Swinburne University of Technology

Master Online
18 months
Duration
30960 AUD/year
27600 AUD/year
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About

The Master of Aviation (Human Factors) program at Swinburne University of Technology  is designed to enhance students’ skills and abilities to design and implement human factors programs within the aviation industry. It also provides insight into management of the air transportation industry. Students gain an understanding of the multiple facets of human factors training and its application.

Overview

The Master of Aviation (Human Factors) program at Swinburne University of Technology forms the final stage in a three-stage nested suite of programs consisting of:Graduate Certificate of Aviation (Human Factors) (GC-AVHF)Graduate Diploma of Aviation (Human Factors) (GD-AVHF)Master of Aviation (Human Factors) (MA-AVHF)  The Master of Aviation (Human Factors) qualifies graduates to undertake leadership developmental roles in aviation human factors. The course provides students with the advanced knowledge necessary to design, implement and manage human factors programs within the aviation industry and how to develop innovative effective management of contemporary and emerging aviation human factors issues and challenges. 

The course, primarily, will meet the needs of personnel currently involved in the aviation industry who wish to upgrade their skills at tertiary level in the advanced area of human factors. In addition, the course has application for personnel in other technologically based industries including rail, shipping, medical, heavy industry, the chemical industry and energy production.

On completion of the Master of Aviation (Human Factors) graduates will be able to:

1. demonstrate high-level advanced knowledge in professional aviation human factors practice

2. identify and describe the complexity of human performance issues in the aviation industry

3. design, implement and manage human factors training programs and take leadership, and mentoring roles within operational safety teams

4. describe contemporary and emerging aviation human factors issues and challenges and to developinnovative strategies for implementation

5. critically reflect on professional aviation human factors practice

6. plan and deliver an integrated capstone research experience (project) using technical knowledge andresearch skills

7. apply clear and coherent communication skills to justify propositions and professional decisions

8. demonstrate responsibility and accountability for all personal work outputs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Safety in Operational Teams 
  • Introduction to Human Factors 
  • Organisational Change in Aviation 
  • Advanced Human Factors
  • Introduction to Air Transportation 
  • Capstone Research Experience
  • Research Design and Methodology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

150 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider Code 00111D

  • Online and distance education courses are only available to international students who are studying in a country other than Australia.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30960 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30960 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    27600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27600 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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