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Bachelor of Aviation Management

This course is available

On-Campus, Online

Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree


3 years

Next start date

Expected Jul 2024


Manawatu Campus


Study a Bachelor of Aviation Management – BAvMan

The Bachelor of Aviation Management (BAvMan) is a dedicated aviation qualification which will introduce you to various aspects of the aviation industry. If you have a passion for aviation, you enjoy working with other people and are interested in working towards a management role in a global business, then this degree is for you.

You will gain an understanding of the human factors in aviation, airline strategic management and airport operational management.

This degree is suitable if you are wanting to enter the aviation industry. If you already work in the industry, the qualification also provides a route to enhance your skills and knowledge to add further value to your career portfolio.

Turn your passion into a career

Massey University is the only place in New Zealand where you can turn your passion for aviation into a university qualification, while gaining a broad knowledge of the global aviation industry. Classes are based at both the Turitea site and at Massey’s internationally-recognised flight training facility where Bachelor of Aviation Management students mingle with Bachelor of Aviation students.

Massey’s BAvMan graduates can be found in all of New Zealand’s major airports, as well as in the aviation support sector, in aviation regulatory bodies and working in airlines around the world.

Students in Singapore

Courses for this qualification are offered by distance learning in Singapore through the Singapore Aviation Academy in conjunction with Massey University.

Further study

If you successfully complete this qualification, you could progress to a Master of Aviation.

A BAvMan is a good fit if you:

are fascinated by airports, airlines and ‘all things aviation’

are attracted to working in a global industry with international opportunities

want an exciting and challenging role where every day is different.

Entry criteria

All students must meet university entrance requirements to be admitted to the University. To be admitted to an undergraduate qualification, you will need a minimum level of academic achievement from school, or another university or tertiary institution.

Specific requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification, outside of university admission regulations.

International English Language Requirements:

  • IELTS - 6.0 overall and minimum 5.5 in each band
  • TOEFL iBT - Overall score 80, minimum 19 in Writing
  • Cambridge English - B2 First, or B2 First for schools, or C1 Advanced, or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill.
  • NCEL - Level 4 (Academic)
  • PTE - 50 overall and minimum 42 in each communicative skills
  • LanguageCert - C1 Expert IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill

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