Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting

Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

This course is not available to local students.
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The Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting will equip you for a professional career as a commercial pilot.

You'll undertake your professional pilot training program, including practical flying training, at CAE Oxford Aviation Academy, located at Moorabbin Airport, and obtain a Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) and Multi-engine Command Instrument Rating (MCIR).

You'll also complete a Multi Crew Cooperation and Jet Orientation Course or Flight Instructor Rating, and Frozen Air Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL), as well as studies in aviation human factors, aviation management and aviation technology.

Work Integrated Learning is a guaranteed part of all our bachelor degrees. In this degree, in the Aviation Research Project Part 1 and 2 (AVA40004 and AVA40005), you’ll work on a group project based on real industry problems faced by the aviation industry and organisations including, Qantas and Melbourne Airport.

Additional fees
Additional flying training fees are applicable if students wish to complete flying training (practicum) units. Discover more about fees here.

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Start dates

Hawthorn campus

  • Semester 1 - 27 February 2023
  • Semester 2 - 31 July 2023

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3 Year/s


VTAC code

  • 3400211283 (IFP)




A$202,365 - 217,465 (total indicative fee 2023) (Additional cost incurs if you take additional flying training hours)*

The indicative course fees shown in Course Search apply to international students for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.

International students in Australia who hold student visas are required to study full-time and on campus. Courses that are taught entirely online are only available to international students studying outside Australia or those in Australia who are not on a student visa. Online courses are not available to international students in Australia who hold a student visa.