The thrill of taking to the skies is one of humankind’s greatest achievements. A hundred years ago we barely knew how. Now we depend on it every day.
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Choose Aviation at Swinburne
Aviation courses and degrees at Swinburne are unique — we are the only university in Victoria offering bachelor degree-level courses that specifically train you to become a commercial pilot.
Our studies give you a full scientific and cultural understanding of aviation, from aerodynamics to airline law and operations, plus safety, business strategy and more.
Best of all, our flight school gives you hands-on experience in actual and simulated environments, so you’ll be ready to take to the skies. In fact, from week one, you’ll take flight. But if you prefer your feet to be firmly planted on the ground, our Bachelor of Aviation Management can have you working in the operations centre, management, compliance network analysis and beyond.
Browse Swinburne’s industry leading Aviation courses to find detailed course information including application dates, fees, entry requirements, course subjects, ATAR calculator and more.
Why study with us?
More than 25 years leading aviation education
Only university in Victoria offering a bachelor degree designed specifically to train you as a commercial pilot
Study aviation at Swinburne
Learn to fly with CAE at one of Australia’s busiest airports – Moorabbin.
Get a taste of our courses
Bachelor of Aviation
Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting
Bachelor of Aviation Management
Graduate Certificate of Aviation (Piloting)
Master of Aviation (Management)
Qantas Future Pilot Program
We have partnered with Qantas to offer a new pilot pathway program that qualifies Swinburne's flight crew of the future to fly with QantasLink, the airline’s regional brand.
Jetstar cadet pilot training
Swinburne is proud to provide cadet pilot training for Jetstar. The cadetship program trains future First and Second Officers to fly Jetstar Airbus A320 and Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.
Aviation at Swinburne
Swinburne is the only university in Victoria offering a bachelor degree designed specifically to train you as a commercial pilot. Hear from students about the incredible experience a Swinburne aviation degree offers.
Where can an aviation course take you?
There are many pathways you can take when you study an aviation course. Here's what's involved for one popular career option, how to become a pilot.
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Not sure which course is right for you? No stress. Book a one-on-one appointment with a course adviser for help with your application or advice on your study options.
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Work Integrated Learning
Swinburne guarantees real industry experience in all our bachelor degrees in the form of placements, internships or industry-linked projects. Find out more about Swinburne's Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programs.