Bachelor of Aviation

CQUniversity Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00219C

CQU's Bachelor of Aviation will prepare you to launch a diverse career in one of the most important global economic industries, aviation. Our versatile degree features a choice of two majors to suit your interests and career goals. The flight operations major, when studied alongside the Graduate Diploma of Aviation, allows you to satisfy the knowledge requirements to apply for an Air Transport Pilot Licence to prepare you for a career in the airlines. With a national network of flight partners, you will benefit from CQUniversity's industry partnerships that broaden your career opportunities, and build your connections within the aviation industry.Study the airline and airport operations major and develop specialised knowledge and skills to launch your career in aviation management. Combining theory and industry placement, you will benefit from studying a wide range of units that reflect the dynamic and highly complex nature of aviation operations, including airline and airport economics, air freight and air traffic management, finance, marketing, resource management, strategic leadership and risk assessment.


21-23 units (144 credit points)


  • Flight operations
  • Airline and airport operations management

Standard entry requirements

  • ATAR/SR:68English Language Proficiency RequirementsIf you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent) orAn Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) diploma level qualification, orBachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4.0completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.If you do not satisfy any of the above you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores as below:An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset
  • OrTest of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall & minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test)
  • OrPearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46
  • OrAn Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
CQUniversity Cairns International: $117,360 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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