University of New South Wales School of Aviation

The School of Aviation delivers the Bachelor of Aviation (Management and Flying Streams) appropriate for school leavers wanting preparation for employment in the Aviation industry.

Postgraduate coursework programs are also offered by distance mode and on a part-time basis for industry professionals wanting to extend and update their knowledge of the industry.

The School also supervises research students enrolled in a Master of Science by research or a PhD, in areas of expertise held by academic staff, including aviation safety management and airborne research.

The School operates aeroplanes for training (Diamond DA40 and DA42 and Cessna C182RG) and research (Piper PA44) from its Flying Operations Unit at Bankstown Airport. Training is to CPL, CIR-ME and ATPL theory.

Airborne research facilities include a scanning laser and hypersepctral camera flown in a twin engined piper PA 44 Seminole.

Accreditation: Air Operators Certificate (CASA), UNSW is Accredited to award degrees,

Company Size: 40 staff; 500 students

Operations: Education and training at a tertiary level, with graduates employed in both Australian and International organisations as aircrew or as aviation managers.

Research is conducted at an international level with outcomes published in international referred journals.

Security: Nil Military Security required.
Pilots need ASIC for airport security.