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Applicants for the Master of Aviation (MAv) will meet the University admission requirements as specified, and will have been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor of Aviation, Bachelor of Aviation Management or equivalent qualification, having achieved a minimum B- grade average in the highest level courses. All students must gain admission as being eligible to proceed into this programme.
To support your application, you will need to provide the following document/s:
For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.
All candidates commencing study towards the MAv on or after 1 January 2017 must satisfy the requirements specified in these regulations.
Candidates who commenced study towards the MAv on or after 1 January 2015 but prior to 31 December 2016 may complete under regulations that were in place at the time that they commenced the programme.
Candidates who commenced study towards the MAv prior to 1 January 2015 may choose to transfer to the regulations as specified in the 2015 Calendar or later, but must satisfy all requirements as specified.
In all cases candidates must complete the qualification within the timeframes for completion as specified in the Completion Requirements.
These transition arrangements expire 31 December 2019.
To find out how to plan your study and/or see what courses are necessary to complete your programme, please check the regulations. It will display the regulatory information for the programme you have selected.
If you would like to find out more about individual course requirements, please use our Course search.
The MAv is a parts-based programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 180 credits comprising:
The MAv course of study for a candidate who has been awarded the BAvMan(Hons), or the equivalent degree of another recognised university, shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits from either the Research pathway or the Professional pathway as defined by the Schedule to the Degree, including the completion of at least 60 credits from Part Two.
For progression from Part One to Part Two in the MAv (Research Pathway), candidates must have achieved a Grade Average of at least B over the first 60 credits of courses completed in Part One courses, including the compulsory courses.
For progression from Part One to Part Two in the MAv (Professional Pathway), candidates must have achieved a Grade Average of at least B- over the courses completed in Part One courses, including the compulsory courses.
In cases of sufficient merit, the MAv may be awarded with Distinction or Merit.
These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates
190.704 Research Methods in Aviation
115.894 Research Report Part 1
115.895 Research Report Part 2
190.890 Thesis 90 Credit Part 1
190.891 Thesis 90 Credit Part 2
190.892 Thesis 120 Credit Part 1
190.893 Thesis 120 Credit Part 2
190.895 Research Report
190.894 Professional Practice in Aviation
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To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.
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