Working in air transport means viewing the world from a whole new perspective.
We believe aviation is integral to how we travel, transport, trade and defend, in today’s society. That’s why we offer aviation courses at Swinburne.
Our aviation courses take you on a transformative journey through an industry on the forefront of business and technology. We provide you with the essential study areas of this multifaceted field. It’s just a matter of choosing the subject that interests you, from aerodynamics, navigation, meteorology, aircraft mechanics, air law, airline and airport operations, safety and aviation business strategy.
And because we believe an education shouldn’t stop at the lecture theatre, we place an emphasis on practical experience. We allow you to learn in the actual or simulated environment you’ll be working in, for many of our courses. It’s our way of providing you with invaluable, hands-on exposure for the career you want – whether it’s in the air or on the ground.
An aviation course could lead to a future in piloting aircraft, air traffic control, management, compliance, network analysis and beyond.
Land a career at the CAE Oxford Aviation Academy
CAE Oxford Aviation Academy is the largest flight training network in the world and has partnered with Swinburne since 1992 to deliver the only bachelor degree level flying course in Victoria.
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.
Qantas Future Pilot Program
We have partnered with Qantas to offer a new 12-week 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.