CU51 - Bachelor of Aviation (Technology)

Overview

Course Overview

The Bachelor of Aviation (Major) offers students the opportunity to undertake a range of careers in the aviation, aerospace and IT industries. The Bachelor of Aviation (Major) course is designed to provide students with a knowledge and understanding of:

  • theories and practices appropriate for the aviation industry;
  • theories and practices appropriate for the information technology industry; and
  • the professional ethical, legal and security issues in both industries;

plus the skills to:

  • work in the aviation industry;
  • work in a range of operational and management positions within the aviation, aerospace and information technology industries; and
  • analyse problems critically and design appropriate solutions.

Career Information

Bachelor of Aviation Technology graduates are able to work in a range of operational and management positions within the aviation, aerospace and information technology industries.

Course Details
Duration 3 years full-time or 6 years part-time
Credit Points that Must be Earned 144
Number of Units Required CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in undergraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).
Expected Hours of Study One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.
Course Type Undergraduate Award
Qualification (post nominal) BAvnTech
AQF Level Level 7: Bachelor Degree

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
  • QLD - Cairns - 820879
  • QLD - Townsville - 800879
  • QLD - Distance - 850875
  • QLD - Bundaberg - 810871
  • VIC - Distance - 1700110291 
  • NSW - Distance - 160291
International Students
CRICOS Codes
  • BDG - 038278A
Where and when can I start?
Units offered internally at the below campuses may be delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching.
Units offered via MIX mode are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools, placements and/or work integrated learning. See Course Features tab for further information. Online units are delivered using online resources only.
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The following tables list the courses availabilities by location and term. Directing your pointer over your preferred location will provide further information if this course is not available for the full duration. Please be sure to also check individual unit availability by location and term prior to enrolling.

Domestic Availability

Term 2 - 2017

Bundaberg
Distance

Term 1 - 2017

Bundaberg
Distance

Term 2 - 2016

Bundaberg
Distance

Term 1 - 2016

Bundaberg
Distance

Term 2 - 2015

Bundaberg
Distance

Term 1 - 2015

Bundaberg
Distance

Term 2 - 2014

Bundaberg
Distance

Term 1 - 2014

Bundaberg
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International Availability

Term 2 - 2017

Bundaberg
Distance

Term 1 - 2017

Bundaberg
Distance

Term 2 - 2016

Bundaberg
Distance

Term 1 - 2016

Bundaberg
Distance

Term 2 - 2015

Bundaberg
Distance

Term 1 - 2015

Bundaberg
Distance

Term 2 - 2014

Bundaberg
Distance

Term 1 - 2014

Bundaberg
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For any problems regarding admissions availability for the selected course please contact 13 CQUni (13 27 86) or send us an email at http://contactus.cqu.edu.au/
What do I need to start?
Entry Requirements

Domestic students - Prerequisites: English (4, SA), Maths A;

International students - refer to the international student section.

Students must have Mathematics A at Year 12 or equivalent.

Security Requirements
No information available at this time
Health Requirements
No information available at this time
Assumed Knowledge
No information available at this time
Course Features

Awards and Accreditation

Interim Awards Not applicable
Exit Awards CG08 - Diploma of Aviation Theory
Professional Accreditation Australian Computer Society (ACS) - Associate level.

Please note: the ACS accredits each campus individually, therefore students should check the current status of accreditation for newly established locations.

For enquiries concerning eligibility or membership, please refer to the ACS official website http://www.acs.org.au/ .
Learned Society Accreditiation Not applicable

Residential School Requirements

No Residential School for this course.

Practicum/Work Placement

Not applicable

Previous Enrolments

Year Number of Students
2018 35
2017 75
2016 67
2015 57
2014 58
Core Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Acquire the Foundation of Readiness skills to take and pass the CASA CPL Examination
  • 2. Demonstrate basic aeronautical knowledge
  • 3. Interpret Meteorology and Navigation information and implement it in the planning and operation of an aircraft
  • 4. Understand Aircraft General Knowledge and Aerodynamics and implement this knowledge in theory and application
  • 5. Comprehend Human Performance and Limitations in flight and Aircraft Operation, Performance, and Planning in the operation of aircraft
  • 6. Recognise Command Instrument Rating
  • 7. Analyse problems critically and design appropriate solutions
  • 8. Explain the legal, ethical, social and cultural issues that affect the use, design, and implementation of ICT technologies
  • 9. Work independently as a member of a team employing appropriate interpersonal, professional and technical communication skills
  • 10. Design systems using contemporary platforms, tools, languages and styles
  • 11. Develop informed solutions that consider the impact on individuals, organisations and society when deploying ICT technologies
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Learning Outcomes
Please refer to the Core Structure Learning Outcomes
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete electives
Number of units: 16 Total credit points: 126

*Students may substitute 2 units, AVAT13006 and a year 3 unit in lieu of AVAT13007 Flight Training Advanced (This gives a student a non-flying option to focus on management/operations).

Students should note that they will be required to take some units in the Distance education Mode depending on the campus of study

Year 1 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
AVAT11001 Aviation Theory I
OCHS11025 Health and Safety Risk Management
COIT11222 Programming Fundamentals
Year 1 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
OCHS11026 Introductory Occupational Health and Safety
COIT11226 Systems Analysis
COMM11003 Communication in Professional Contexts
COIT11238 Networked Infrastructure Foundations
Year 2 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
AVAT12002 Aviation Theory II
AVAT12004 Aviation Theory IV
Year 2 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
AVAT12003 Aviation Theory III
COIS12036 Human-Computer Interaction
COIT11237 Database Design & Implementation
Year 3 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
COIS13013 Business Intelligence
COIT12205 Knowledge Management Principles
Year 3 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
AVAT13005 Aviation Theory V
AVAT13007 Flight Training Advanced
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete electives
Number of units: 3 Total credit points: 18

Students should note that they will be required to take some units in the Distance education Mode depending on the campus of study

Students must undertake 2 electives in Year 3 Term 1 and 1 elective in Year 3 Term 2.

You may choose any unit for your electives, provided a minimum of one unit is a third year unit. However, please consider the following option:

If you wish to apply for associate membership of the Australian Computer Society, your electives will need to include:

COIT11223 Ethics and Social Issues, and

COIT12208 IT Project Management.

Your remaining elective will need to be a third year unit.

More Details
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