Course Description

The Bachelor of Aviation will equip you for a professional career as a commercial pilot. You will undertake commercial flying training at CAE Oxford Aviation Academy, located at Moorabbin Airport, to obtain your Commercial Pilot Licence and operate a multi-crew jet aircraft. Additional elective flying qualifications are available. You will study the theory units required by CASA up to and including Air Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL) standard, as well as studies in aviation human factors, aviation management and aviation technology.

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Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $9,359 per year full-time, $28,077 total course cost

Duration

3 years full time, 6 years part time

Starting dates

March

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Engineering undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 57.1% (national average 48.3%)
Improved skills: 86.3% (national average 83.1%)
Overall satisfaction: 81.3% (national average 74.4%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Swinburne University of Technology. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Engineering undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 74.9% (national average 76.8%)
Studying full time: 16.1% (national average 13.7%)
Median full time salary: $60,700 (national average $63,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Swinburne University of Technology Code: BA-AV

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of:

  • the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification
  • completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification (including diplomas, advanced diplomas, associate degrees and degrees).

Course Prerequisites

  • VCE Units 3 and 4 – a minimum study score of 25 in any English (except EAL) or 30 in English as Alternate Language (EAL) or equivalent
  • VCE Units 3 and 4 - a minimum study score of 20 in Mathematical Methods (CAS)

Other Requirementsr>r>Prior to selection, all shortlisted candidates are required to complete a skills assessment test, conducted at CAE Oxford Aviation Academy in late November.

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