Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting

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Course rules

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting, students must complete 300 credit points comprising of:

  • Eleven [11] Aviation Core Units of Study (137.5 credit points)
  • One [1] Aviation Core Unit of Study selected from two options (12.5 credit points)
  • Eight [8] units of study from the Aviation Major (100 credit points)
  • Four [4] units of study comprising of an advanced minor, minor, or electives (50 credit points)

Additional Practicum Units (12.5 credit points each) are available to students when additional flying hours are needed to fulfil licencing requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority.

Students who enrol for an Additional Practicum Unit will be required to pay additional tuition fees. A unit of study can only be counted once, where units are shared between majors and/or minors, students must choose an approved alternate.

Practicum (AVF) and associated licence theory (AVT) units that are either delivered by a University recognised flying provider or credited under a Credit Transfer Agreement will be done so under the requirements of the University’s Academic Partnerships Policy.

Special Requirements

In addition to the standard academic progress rules, this course has the following additional academic progress rules which are established in accordance with Academic Courses Regulation 62(2):

1. A student who has not met the flying hours requirement and is approved to enrol in an additional practicum unit will be awarded a CON (Continuing) grade for the initial practicum unit.

2. Following the completion of the additional practicum unit, the relevant grade will be awarded towards the additional practicum unit with the CON grade remaining for the initial unit.

Volume of Learning

The Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting consists of a total of 24 units (300 credit points). Units normally carry 12.5 credit points. In each academic year, eight (8) units normally constitute a full-time load of 100 credit points and four (4) units normally constitute a part-time load of 50 credit points. The typical full-time student's average weekly workload during semester is expected to be 50 hours. Total student contact hours, including lectures, classes, tutorials, flexible learning and laboratory and field sessions will vary in different semesters, depending on units selected. The volume of learning of the Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting is typically three (3) years.

Maximum Academic Credit

The maximum level of credit that can be granted for the Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting is 150 credit points (normally 12 units).