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The Master of Aviation (Management) offered at the Swinburne University of Technology   is designed to develop students’ understanding and approach to the multiorganisational aspects of commercial aircraft operation. It provides students with the necessary skills in the field of air transportation management.
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Course description

 The Master of Aviation (Management) program also provides insight into the multiple facets of management, including organisational, regulatory, technical and business contexts, and their application in the air transportation industry.


The Master of Aviation (Management) from Swinburne University of Technology  qualifies graduates to undertake leadership management roles in the aviation industry. The course, primarily, is designed to meet the needs of personnel currently involved in the aviation industry who wish to upgrade their skills at tertiary level in the area of aviation management. The course consists of both core and elective units. Elective units may be taken from either the Aviation Management or Aviation Human Factors units, or other electives at AQF level 9 as approved by the Aviation Postgraduate Course Coordinator.

The program will provide students with the necessary skills in the field of air transportation management within the aviation industry. It will provide insight into the multiple facets of management and its application in air transportation. The program has been developed in partnership with the aviation industry. One of the unique aspects is that authors and lecturers from a number of fields contribute to this teaching. This provides a range of diverse views, ideas and practical examples and broadens the students' understanding of aviation management. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Air Transportation 
  • Airline Operations Management 
  • Business and Strategy in Aviation 
  • Marketing in Aviation 
  • Capstone Research Experience
  • Research Design and Methodology 
  • Environment & Sustainability Issues in Aviation 
  • Aviation Law and Air Transport Issues 
  • Airline Business Simulation 
  • Airline Revenue Management and Pricing 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    150 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Swinburne’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP 5 Advanced level) with overall 70%, all skills 65%
  • Pearson (PTE) minimum score of 58 (no communicative skills less than 50)
  • any other equivalent assessment of English language proficiency.

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!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3651 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3651 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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  • International fee is per unit
  • National fee per year if studying full time -$27,560


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