Aviation Management

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 3.51 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 16.2 k / Year(s) Deadline: May 1, 2025
601–800 place StudyQA ranking:8291 Duration:3 years

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The Bachelor of Aviation Management is a dedicated aviation qualification which will introduce you various aspects of the exciting aviation industry. If you have a passion for aviation, you enjoy working with other people, you are interested in working towards a management role in a global business, then this degree is for you. 

You will gain an understanding of the human factors in aviation, airline strategic management, and airport operational management as well as have the opportunity to undertake an internship course (aviation practicum).

Careers in the aviation industry are highly-competitive. The unique composition of our aviation management degree will give you a point of difference - an in-depth understanding of the aviation industry. You will emerge with an internationally-recognised qualification that gives you the skills that employers seek.

This degree is suitable if you are wanting to enter the aviation industry, or if you are already in the industry but wish to gain a tertiary qualification to help your career path. Note some professional aviation qualifications may be eligible for cross-credit into the degree.

The BAvMan is a 360 credits programme of study. Students are required to complete 150 credits of compulsory courses from Part A of the Schedule for the BAvMan. These courses focus on human factors, research methods, environmental impacts, management and social psychology. 120 Aviation elective credits are selected from Part B of the Schedule and elective courses to the total value of 90 credits, complete the 360 credit requirements of the degree. These electives are normally selected from Part B, however, they can be selected from schedules of any other undergraduate degrees offered at Massey.

Most courses for the Bachelor of Aviation Management are available internally at the Manawatu Campus located in Palmerston North. All of the courses for the degree are offered via distance learning in New Zealand or by distance learning in Singapore through the Singapore Aviation Academy in conjunction with Massey University. Other international teaching sites are being developed. 

To enrol in the Bachelor of Aviation Management programme you must qualify for undergraduate admission, either through Bursaries and Scholarship Examinations, NCEA Level 3, New Zealand University Entrance, Admission with Equivalent Status, Discretionary Entrance or Adult Admission. 

Entry requirements for international students

  • Undergraduate Entrance Requirements
  • Postgraduate Entrance Requirements

Undergraduate academic entrance requirements

  • For most undergraduate level programmes, the minimum academic entry requirement is successful completion of a qualification equivalent to the New Zealand Year 13 - NCEA Level 3 University Entrance. International students need to check the equivalency of their secondary school qualification by reviewing the list of Academic Admission Requirements by Country. 
     
  • International students who have previously studied at a New Zealand secondary school should refer to the secondary school requirements section. 
     
  • International students who have completed 3 x B at level 5 or 6 passes in the New Zealand Diploma of Business may apply for entry into a Bachelor's programme.
    • An NZQA transcript as formal evidence of the NZDipBus results is required before credit will be assessed and only papers with a minimum grade of B will be assessed for credit.
    • The English language requirements can be met by: 
      1. A minimum IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent) used to gain entry to the NZDipBus or,
      2. A recent IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5

Graduate Diplomas
Admission to a Graduate Diploma requires successful completion of a three year diploma or undergraduate degree from a recognised tertiary institution.

The Massey University High Achiever scholarships were established to support new students enrolling at Massey University with a previous record of high achievement in the areas of: Academic, Arts, Sport. Thre are also other undergraduate scholarships available.

 

High achiever scholarships

Massey University Vice Chancellor's High Achiever Scholarship (Academic)

The Massey University Vice Chancellor's High Achiever Scholarship (Academic) was established to support new students enrolling at Massey University with a previous record of excellence in one or more subject areas and/or a record of merit in several subject areas.

Massey University Academy of Sport Scholarship

The Massey University Academy of Sport Scholarship was established to support new student athletes enrolling at Massey University with a previous record of high achievement in sport and who show future potential in their chosen sport.

Massey University Vice Chancellor's High Achiever Scholarship (Academic)

The Massey University Vice Chancellor's High Achiever Scholarship (Academic) was established to support new students enrolling at Massey University with a previous record of excellence in one or more subject areas and/or a record of merit in several subject areas.

Massey University Vice Chancellor's High Achiever Scholarship (Art)

The Massey University Vice Chancellor's High Achiever Scholarship (Arts) was established to support new students enrolling at Massey University with a previous record of excellence in one or more of the arts fields both inside and outside of the school context.

Massey University Academy of Sport Scholarship

The Massey University Academy of Sport Scholarship was established to support new student athletes enrolling at Massey University with a previous record of high achievement in sport and who show future potential in their chosen sport.

Massey University Albany Vice Chancellor's Natural Sciences Excellence Award

The Massey University Albany Vice Chancellor's Natural Sciences Excellence Award was established to support new students enrolling at the Albany campus, Massey University with a previous record of  academic excellence in the natural sciences. Recipients are expected to be committed to studying and completing the Bachelor of Natural Sciences degree.

Massey University Albany Vice-Chancellor’s Innovation and Academic Excellence Scholarship

The Massey University Albany Vice Chancellor's Innovation and Academic Excellence Scholarship was established to support new students enrolling fulltime at the Albany campus, Massey University who  are currently attending a North Shore or West Auckland secondary school who have a minimum of 20 NCEA L2 credits (or equivalent in CIE or IB) with a record of excellence or merit.

Massey Business School Future Leaders Scholarship

The Massey Business School Future Leaders Scholarship was established to recognise and support future leaders enrolling in full-time business programmes at Massey University who have a previous record of leadership and high academic achievement. 

Encouraging Kiwis into Engineering Massey University Full-Fees Scholarship

The Encouraging Kiwis into Engineering Massey University Full-Fees Scholarship was established to encourage more students into engineering, particularly those currently studying maths, physics, and/or chemistry. Applicants are expected to be studying NCEA Level 3 or equivalent in Mathematics with Calculus, Physics and perhaps also Chemistry; have involvement in extracurricular Science, Engineering or Technology and show leadership and creative skills.

 

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