Bachelor of Aviation

This qualification will equip the graduate with the skills and knowledge to work within the aviation industry in either (Select one field to major in) of the following fields

  • Aviation Security Management
  • Aviation Ground Services
  • Aviation Human Resources

The Aviation industry carries more than 3 billion passengers a year, carries over 35% of the worlds trade (by value) and directly employs almost 9 million people. Is there a career within this industry for you?  UPV’s Bachelor of Aviation is specifically designed to provide you with a broad understanding of the industry and to provide detailed knowledge, attitudes and skills to assist graduates to gain employment within the dynamic Aviation industry. Organisations like the airlines, the regulatory system and the investigative arm of government are constantly seeking highly qualified people to become future leaders.


Core Units

There are eight (8) Core units followed by the required Electives contextualised to your selected major.

Manage operational plan

Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

Lead and manage team effectiveness

Manage quality customer service

Manage budgets and financial plans

Build and sustain an innovative work environment

Manage intellectual property to protect and grow business

Elective Units – Aviation Security Management

Manage people performance

Facilitate continuous improvement

Develop organisation policy

Manage risk in an aviation workplace

Review security screening in an operational environment

Manage compliance with regulatory authorities

Elective Units – Aviation Ground Services

Manage risk in aviation airside restricted areas

Ensure a safe workplace in an aviation environment

Develop processes for the management of breaches in compliance requirements

Manage personal work priorities and professional development

Elective Units – Aviation Human Resources

Support the recruitment, selection and induction staff

Implement diversity in the workplace

Develop and use emotional intelligence

Manage meetings

Manage expatriate staff

Develop and manage performance-management processes

Manage workforce planning

Manage an information or knowledge management system

Establish systems that support innovation

Develop a workplace learning environment

Manage employee relations

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Final Assessment

Students liaise with their nominated assessor / mentor in relation to final assessment methodology which can either be a thesis or workplace observation (refer to student handbook for details)

Course Duration

As there are no set classes or timetables students can study in their own time at their own pace it is expected that students will complete the program in 1 to 3 years.

No penalties apply if students take up to 5 years.