The minimum entry requirement to the Graduate Diploma in Aviation Management is at least 1 year of relevant industry experience*.
There are three entry groups to the GradDip AvMgmt. The entry groups are determined by the applicant's years of industry experience. Each entry group offers different amounts of advanced standing and therefore the total UoC to complete at UNSW is different for each group.
A minimum of 1 year of relevant industry experience is required to enter the program. If you have at least 2 years of relevant industry experience or advanced flying experience to ATPL then you may be credited with up to 12 UoC advanced standing. 5 or more years of industry experience may give you up to 24 UoC advanced standing. Remaining units must be completed at UNSW.
Examples of industry experience:
Advanced flying training (e.g. any holder of Command Instrument Rating, Commercial Pilot Licence or Air Transport Pilot Licence)
Air traffic controller
Aviation legal practioner
Airline captain, first officer, second officer or line pilot
Business strategy analyst
Defence force personnel
Human factors analyst
Licence aircraft maintenance engineer, aircraft technician
Marketing and sales personnel
Police and fire fighters
Flight dispatcher and load controller
*Flight safety operations and risk management personnel
Applicants are to submit the following documents for assessment of entry:
Evidence of work in Aviation industry and years of experience
Applicants with other relevant qualifications and experience not listed may apply for admission to this program as follows. This is in accordance with UNSW Policy and Procedure on Recognition Of Prior Learning. Applicants will need to demonstrate that they have achieved the same knowledge and skills (learning outcomes) through their formal or informal learning as the qualifications listed for entry for this program. Any relevant documentation should be attached to the application and will be considered by the Academic Coordinator for the Program.