The Master of Aviation (Human Factors) forms the final stage in a three-stage nested suite of programs consisting of:
Master of Aviation (Human Factors) (MA-AVHF)
The Master of Aviation (Human Factors) qualifies graduates to undertake leadership developmental roles in aviation human factors.
The course provides students with the advanced knowledge necessary to design, implement and manage human factors programs within the aviation industry and how to develop innovative effective management of contemporary and emerging aviation human factors issues and challenges.
The course, primarily, will meet the needs of personnel currently involved in the aviation industry who wish to upgrade their skills at tertiary level in the advanced area of human factors. In addition, the course has application for personnel in other technologically based industries including rail, shipping, medical, heavy industry, the chemical industry and energy production.
Elective units may be taken from either the Aviation Management or Aviation Human Factors units, or as approved by the Aviation Postgraduate Course Director.
Please note that students must have access to the internet as materials are delivered online.
To qualify for the Master of Aviation (Human Factors), students must complete 12 units (150 credit points) comprising:
10 x Core units (125.0 credit points)
2 x Elective units (25 credit points)
Volume of Learning
The Master of Aviation (Human Factors) consists of 150 credit points. Units normally carry 12.5 credit points. A standard annual full-time load comprises 100 credit points and a part-time load comprises 50 credit points. The volume of learning of the Master of Aviation (Human Factors) is typically 1.5 years.
Maximum Academic Credit
The maximum level of credit that can be granted for the Master of Aviation (Human Factors) award is 75 credit points (normally 6 units), this is based on exit award requirements of 150 credit points.