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Southern Cross University is committed to cultivating the next generation of leaders in the global aviation industry.

Southern Cross University, the only Australian university situated adjacent to an international airport, provides the perfect setting for students who want a tailor-made start to their aviation career.

The aviation industry is one of the most dynamic industries on Earth. As technology develops and demand increases, the core skills required by the aviation industry have diversified. Pilots and aviation management professionals need critical reasoning, communication and management skills required to thrive in a complex, highly competitive, global industry.

Southern Cross University provides flexible options to study the Bachelor of Business and Enterprise (Aviation Management).

  • Incorporate a fully accredited Commercial Pilot’s Licence into your aviation management degree by completing year two at one of our partner pilot training centres and year one and three at Southern Cross University.

*for students who do not wish to undertake their Commercial Pilot’s Licence they can focus their traditional business degree, majoring in Aviation Management and undertake all three years at Southern Cross University. 

Why study for a university degree with your Pilot Licence?

  • Commercial airlines prefer pilots who hold a university degree
  • Pilots with management skills are often preferred candidates
  • Expands your career options within the global aviation industry.

Southern Cross University students enjoy the benefits of collaborative partnerships with leading pilot training centres. Students can obtain a business degree and an accredited Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) in 3 years’ full-time study, as part of a seamless package.

Students who make the most of this unique approach to obtaining their CPL and Bachelor degree will expand the possibilities of their aviation career by extending their skills and ensuring they have additional career options following their career as a pilot.