Master of Aviation

Apply now! ▸

Fees calculator

Get an estimation of the fees payable for your chosen study programme.

Estimate fees

Workload tool

Determine how much time you will need each week to complete your studies.

Estimate workload

Regulations

See the regulations and courses for this programme.

View regulations

Entry requirements

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:

  • Verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Transition

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.

Planning your programme

To find out how to plan your study and/or see what courses are necessary to complete your programme, please click the 'Regulations' button. 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.

Master of Aviation structure

The MAv is a parts-based programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 180 credits comprising:

  1. Part One and Part Two as defined by the Schedule to the Degree;

And including:

  1. At least 60 credits at 800-level in accordance with either the Research pathway or the Professional pathway;
  2. Attending field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

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

Courses

Master of Aviation (Research Pathway)

Part One (At least 60 credits)

Compulsory Course (30 Credits)

190.704 Research Methods in Aviation

Subject Courses

190.701 Human Factors for Professional Aviation
190.703 Management in Aviation Systems
190.720 Aviation Strategic Management
190.790 Special Topic

Part Two (at least 60 Credits)

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
190.898 Thesis
190.899 Thesis

Master of Aviation (Professional Pathway)

Part One (120 credits)

Compulsory Courses (60 Credits)

190.703 Management in Aviation Systems
190.720 Aviation Strategic Management

Subject Courses (60 Credits)

190.701 Human Factors for Professional Aviation
190.721 Design and Management of Airports
190.790 Special Topic
190.791 Special Topic

Part Two (60 Credits)

190.894 Professional Practice in Aviation


How much will it cost?

We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.

To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.

Already know which courses you're going to choose?

If you already know which courses you are going to take, you can use our Fees calculator to get an estimate of your fees.

Financial assistance

You might be eligible to apply for a scholarship or award. You can use our scholarship search to see what is available. You may also be eligible for a student loan to help towards paying your fees.

Massey Contact Centre Mon - Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm 0800 MASSEY (+64 6 350 5701) TXT 5222 contact@massey.ac.nz Web chat Staff Alumni News Māori @ Massey