Master of Aviation

Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

MA-AV Postgraduate Off-Campus Send me a link to this course

Swinburne's Master of Aviation (Human Factors) prepares you for aviation management and leadership roles with a focus on aviation safety behaviours. This aviation masters program is designed specifically for personnel currently involved in aviation looking to upgrade their skills in human factors in aviation management at a tertiary level.

This postgraduate course investigates emerging aviation industry challenges and how established models can be used to create innovative solutions to aviation safety. You will learn to review aviation safety reporting, apply theoretical knowledge and reflect critically on professional aviation industry practices surrounding human factors in aviation accidents. Develop an outlook that will set you in good stead for leadership and mentoring roles, and demonstrate high-level responsibility and accountability.

Upon graduation, you will be prepared to adapt to an evolving industry landscape, and take on roles such as airline or airport manager, flight or ground operator, and aviation safety authority. In addition, you will have skills that can be applied across a range of other resilient organisations and industries, including transport, supply chain and health.


1.5 years full-time or equivalent part-time


Off-Campus (Semester 1, Semester 2) - View application and start dates

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  • Distance

2021 Start Dates

Semester 2 - 02 August 2021

2022 Start Dates

Semester 1 - 28 February 2022
Semester 2 - 01 August 2022