The Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Aviation (Management) at UNSW Sydney gives you an essential understanding of business and leads to a career in flight operations, on or off the flight deck. Graduate with two degrees, from programs that have diverse course options. The wide-ranging courses develop your passions and build the skillset to launch an exciting career.
During the four-year program, students can explore course options including air traffic control, aviation economics, accounting, marketing and management. The degrees incorporate global work/study opportunities and practical real-world experience including internships, mentoring and career networking.
Graduates are well prepared for highly competitive industry graduate intake programs. They gain a fundamental understanding of the aviation industry and the business knowledge required to accomplish their career goals.
Why choose this bachelor degree?
Design a degree to suit your interests and career goals. The Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Aviation (Management) offers more than 10 Commerce majors to complement Aviation Management studies. The programs include professional development and accreditation, and a selection of exciting majors and electives.
You can choose one or two Commerce majors from fields including accounting, finance, economics, information systems, fintech, human resources, management, marketing, business law, taxation, real estate or international business.
Explore topics with an aviation focus including airline resource management, transport economics, airline financial analysis and decision support, law and regulations, airline marketing strategies and security and airport management.
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Professional development and accreditation
During your study, make use of Career Accelerator, a portfolio of professional development opportunities that are exclusive to UNSW Business School students and include:
This degree is professionally recognised and provides a career-ready standard of knowledge. Depending on the majors and courses chosen, accreditation is available from the Australian Human Resources Institute, Australian Securities and Investment Commission, CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, ACCA and Institute of Public Accountants.
UNSW Business School degrees are shaped by industry leaders and world-class academics who recognise the future will present career opportunities that don’t exist today. Our Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Aviation (Management) is designed to train your mind to adapt to future challenges. You will understand business concepts, practise problem-solving, and build skills in critical thinking and decision making.
Who is this degree for?
- Business-minded aviation enthusiasts
- Those who want to increase their career opportunities and be competitive in the job market with a combined business and aviation management qualification
- People seeking a career in the aviation industry who also want strong business skills
Job and career prospects
As a graduate, you are an ideal candidate for a management position in flight training schools, charter companies, regional and major airlines in Australia or overseas. Other career paths could be:
- Commercial Manager
- Customer Experience Officer
- Cyber Security Analyst
- Data Analyst
- Data Scientist
- Digital Innovation Officer
- Financial Adviser
- Human Resource Consultant
- ICT Business/System Analyst
- International Business Development Manager
- Investment Banker
- Management Consultant
- Marketing/Brand Manager
- Property Business Analyst
- Recruitment Officer
- Tax Adviser
- Venture Capitalist
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Why UNSW Business School?
UNSW Business School is a leading business school in the Asia-Pacific, with our subjects consistently ranking within the top 50 worldwide. We rank 1st worldwide for Risk and Actuarial Studies. Within Australia, we rank 1st for Accounting and Finance, and 2nd for Business and Management studies. Worldwide, these subjects rank within the Top 50 along with Economics and Econometrics, and Computer Science and Information Systems.
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Our students build professional networks among more than 90,000 Business School alumni worldwide and begin their new career before graduation. This undergraduate double degree incorporates a suite of professional development opportunities offered by Career Accelerator, that are exclusive to UNSW’s Business School students. Career Accelerator helps you build industry connections through networking and mentoring, and you can undertake internships and global business practicums for credit towards your degree.