The School of Aviation in the Faculty of Science offers the degrees of Master of Science (MSc) by research, Master of Philosophy (MPhil), and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) for exceptional students at the postgraduate level in areas relating to aviation.

A higher research degree requires the student to focus on a major research project under the supervision of one or two academic supervisors.

Staff and students in the School of Aviation undertake research in all aspects of the following:
  • Law & Regulations
  • Airport Operations Management
  • Airline Corporate Management
  • Safety & Accident Prevention
  • Airline Operational Management
  • Airport Planning
  • Security
  • Aviation Human Factors
  • Airline Accident Investigation Techniques
  • Inflight Services Management
  • Air Traffic Management
  • Ground Safety Investigation
  • Airline Incident Investigation
Studying Aviation at UNSW

The study of Aviation at UNSW is primarily through the Faculty of Science (www.aviation.unsw.edu.au) with involvement from the Faculty of Engineering. Please refer to the table below for a list of research programs available at UNSW.

Aviation can be studied in the following Programs 

Program Code & Name At the Level of Stream
1900 Aviation Research AVIAAR1900
2475 Science Research AVIAAR2475
2905 Aviation Research AVIAAR2905

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