Whether you have your sights set on becoming a pilot, or you want to launch a dynamic career in the aviation industry, studying aviation at CQU will be the launch pad to a rewarding career.

Study Aviation at CQU

Studying Aviation - Testimonial from Seth Ali Transcript

Aviation Management

Within the Bachelor of Aviation, you can enjoy a choice of majors that allow you to tailor your study to your career aspirations. The Airline and Airport Operations major is an ideal study option if you have a passion for the aviation industry and prefer to build your career in airport and airline management. This versatile major will equip you with specialised aviation skills to launch a diverse career in aviation and prepare you to confidently manage complex and highly competitive aviation and airline operations.


If you'd prefer a career as a professional airline pilot, capable of managing a multi-crew environment, then the Flight Operations major within the Bachelor of Aviation is ideal for you. Benefit from our unique course structure that allows you to study a degree in aviation and benefit from our national network of flight providers. When studied alongside the Graduate Diploma of Aviation (Flight Operations) you will satisfy the knowledge requirements of the Air Transport Pilot Licence (Frozen).

The Graduate Diploma of Aviation (Flight Operations) represents the flight training aspect of our Associate Degree and Bachelor of Aviation (Flight Operations).

As an international student, the Bachelor of Aviation (Commercial Pilot) is a great option to qualify as a commercial pilot.

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

In an Australian-first partnership with Aviation Australia, the Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Aircraft Maintenance - Avionics or Mechanical) is an ideal course if you want to pursue a career in aircraft maintenance. Choose from majors in avionics or mechanical and enjoy an accelerated pathway to become a Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (LAME). If you have completed the EASA approved Diploma of Aircraft Maintenance or Aeroskills Diploma, this is the perfect option to fast-track your management career. You will be eligible to receive credit for the first 1.5 years of the degree.


There are 3 courses in total.
  • 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
  • Level 7: Bachelor Degree
  • 2 Locations
    • Bundaberg
    • Cairns
    and Online
  • Domestic and International
  • 3 years full-time
  • Level 7: Bachelor Degree
  • Unknown
  • International
  • 1 years full-time, 3 years part-time
  • Level 8: Graduate Diploma
  • Cairns and Online
  • Domestic



The best thing about CQUniversity is the fact that they're unique in offering the flight training as well, completing it alongside the lectures and not after it.

Seth Ali

Bachelor of Aviation