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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Degree of Master of Aviation
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Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Degree of Master of Aviation requires that the candidate will:

(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and

(b) have been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor of Aviation, Bachelor of Aviation Management or equivalent degree or qualification, having achieved a grade average of at least a B- in the highest level courses.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Master of Aviation shall follow a parts-based programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 180 credits comprising:

(a) Part One and Part Two as defined by the Schedule to the Degree;

and including:

(b) at least 60 credits at 800 level in accordance with either the Research pathway or the Professional pathway;

(c) attending field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

3. Notwithstanding Regulation 2, candidates who have been awarded the Degree of Bachelor of Aviation Management with Honours, or the equivalent degree of another recognised university, may apply for credit towards Part One of the qualification in accordance with the limits specified in the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations.

Specialisations

4. The Degree of Master of Aviation is awarded without specialisation.

Student Progression

5. For progression from Part One to Part Two in the Master of Aviation (Research Pathway), candidates must have achieved a Grade Average of at least B over the first 60 credits of courses completed in Part One, including the compulsory course.

6. For progression from Part One to Part Two in the Master of Aviation (Professional Pathway), candidates must have achieved a Grade Average of at least B- over the courses completed in Part One, including the compulsory courses.

7. In cases of sufficient merit, the Degree of Master of Aviation may be awarded with Distinction or Merit.

Completion Requirements

8. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates will apply.

9. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes. Candidates who do not meet the requirements for progression from Part One to Part Two, or who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Aviation or the Postgraduate Certificate in Business should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Academic Progress

10. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Master of Aviation

Master of Aviation (Research Pathway)

Part One (At least 60 credits from)

Compulsory course

190704 Research Methods in Aviation 30 credits

Subject courses

190701 Human Factors for Professional Aviation 30 credits

190703 Management in Aviation Systems 30 credits

190720 Aviation Strategic Management 30 credits

190721 Design and Management of Airports 30 credits

190790 Special Topic 30 credits
P Appraisal Required

Part Two (At least 60 credits from)

115894 Research Report Part 1 30 credits

115895 Research Report Part 2 30 credits

190890 Thesis 90 Credit Part 1 45 credits

190891 Thesis 90 Credit Part 2 45 credits
C 190890

190892 Thesis 120 Credit Part 1 60 credits

190893 Thesis 120 Credit Part 2 60 credits
C 190892

190895 Research Report 60 credits

190898 Thesis 90 credits

190899 Thesis 120 credits

Master of Aviation (Professional Pathway)

Part One (120 credits from)

Compulsory courses (60 credits from)

190703 Management in Aviation Systems 30 credits

190720 Aviation Strategic Management 30 credits

Subject courses (60 credits from)

190701 Human Factors for Professional Aviation 30 credits

190721 Design and Management of Airports 30 credits

190790 Special Topic 30 credits
P Appraisal Required

190791 Special Topic 30 credits
P Appraisal Required

Part Two (60 credits from)

190894 Professional Practice in Aviation 60 credits