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Graduate Diploma of Aviation (Aviation Human Factors)

Summary
Graduate Diploma of Aviation Specialisation Aviation Human Factors (GDAV)

Study Mode
  • Online

Start
  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)

Number of Units
  • 8 units

Duration
  • 1 years or part-time equivalent

Campus
  • -

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Program Information Set

Discover the capability and limitations of human performance

Build on your pre-existing industry knowledge with USQ's Graduate Diploma of Aviation (Aviation Human Factors). Learn to manage complex operations within the aviation system, whilst maintaining both safety and efficiency through the optimisation of the human performance elements within that system. Explore aviation human factors to become an effective human factors manager, an effective non-technical skills facilitator, or an effective operational manager across a range of specialist areas within the aviation industry.

Flexible study

After you complete the Graduate Diploma of Aviation, you will have the option to take the credit from your studies and go on to complete the Master of Aviation (Aviation Human Factors).

If you're not quite ready to undertake a Graduate Diploma or don't meet the entry requirements, you may like to start with USQ's Graduate Certificate of Aviation (Aviation Human Factors), before continuing your studies with the Graduate Diploma of Aviation (Aviation Human Factors).

Other specialisations in the Graduate Diploma of Aviation include: Aviation Management

Students must complete five core courses and three specialisation courses from the Aviation Human Factors specialisation within the Master of Aviation.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 5
Specialisation courses 3
Total 8

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:

Study Mode Cost
Domestic full fee paying AUD 21360

Loan to help you pay your fees

You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.

You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.

Scholarships and financial assistance

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2017 and costs will vary depending on the actual courses selected during your study. Fees may also vary from year to year as they are reviewed annually.

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of an Australian university Bachelor degree in the area of aviation, management and/or psychology, or equivalent.

English Language Requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Alternate pathways

A number of other pathways are also available if you haven't been able to study previously or don't meet the requirements for entry into your program of interest.


How to apply

Closing dates

Applying directly to USQ:

  • Semester 1, 2018 - applications close Monday 19 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 26 February 2018.
  • Semester 2, 2018 - applications close Monday 2 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 16 July 2018. 

Credit for previous study or work experience

You may be eligible for credit if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.