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Aviation degrees abroad

Aviation is a varied subject, and it can mean different things depending on the university you study at. Some programs focus on training you to become a commercial pilot, others are more concerned with the airline and airport management, or air traffic control.

If you dream of working with aircraft, an aviation degree is a great way to help you achieve your goal. Choosing to study abroad can also make you stand out, showing employers that you’re willing to step out of your comfort zone and experience new things.

By studying abroad you’ll also have more program options to choose from, so you can find the right course for you.

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Aviation program structure

Aviation is available at undergraduate level, and usually takes three or four years to complete. You can choose to study a master’s degree in an aviation subject, which can take up to two years to complete.

Depending on your program, aviation degrees usually involve a number of practical classes, including work with aircraft. There will also be a mixture of group lectures, seminars, tutorials and personal study time.

The structure and content of an aviation program can be very different depending on where you choose to study. Most aviation degrees are offered in combination with another subject or focusing on a specific area, for example:

  • Aviation management
  • Aviation and logistic management
  • Aviation engineering
  • Aviation with commercial pilot training
  • Aviation and tourism
  • Aviation technology
  • Aviation with airline and airport management

Therefore the modules you’ll study will be dependent on what aviation degree you choose to study. However, some common themes you can expect to study include:

  • Aircraft systems and navigation
  • Aviation logistics
  • Aviation safety
  • Airport operations
  • Aviation engineering

Types of aviation degrees

Aviation study abroad programs

Aviation undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in aviation

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    Aerospace/Aviation Sciences: Fixed-Wing - BSc Southern Utah University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    20,822 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 20,822 USD

    Start date
    January, May
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    Aviation - BComm/BSc Mount Allison University, Canada

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,792 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 20,210 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    Aviation - BAv Massey University, New Zealand

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    56,433 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 92,080 NZD

    Start date
    November, February, July
    Show program overview about Aviation
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    Aviation Sciences - BScA Baylor University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    54,844 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 54,844 USD

    Start date
    January, August
    Show program overview about Aviation Sciences
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    Aviation - BS University of Nebraska Omaha, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    20,469 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 20,469 USD

    Start date
    August, January, May
    Show program overview about Aviation, Bachelor of Science

Associate in aviation

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    Aviation: Professional Pilots - ASc RMIT University, Australia

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    47,781 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 72,000 AUD

    Start date
    February, July
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    Aviation: Fixed-Wing Pilot - AASc Southern Utah University, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    20,822 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 20,822 USD

    Start date
    January, May
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Diploma in aviation

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    Aviation - Dip Mount Royal University, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    38,274 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 52,292 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    Business Administration: Aviation - Dip (Des) University of the Fraser Valley, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,432 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,718 CAD

    Start date
    January, May, September
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Aviation graduate programs

Master's in aviation

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    Aviation - MAv Massey University, New Zealand

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    18 months
    Annual tuition fee
    19,495 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 31,810 NZD

    Start date
    November, February, July
    Show program overview about Aviation
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    Aviation & Aerospace Sustainability - MSc Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA
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    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    10,032 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,032 USD

    Start date
    January, May, June, August
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    Aviation and Transportation: Management - MSc Lewis University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    20 months
    Annual tuition fee
    16,200 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,200 USD

    Start date
    January, August
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    Engineering Aerospace Engineering and Aviation - ME RMIT University, Australia

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    25,483 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 38,400 AUD

    Start date
    February, July
    Show program overview about Master of Engineering (Aerospace Engineering and Aviation)

Doctorate in aviation

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    Aviation - PhD Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA
    • Online

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    10,032 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,032 USD

    Start date
    January, May, June, August
    Show program overview about Aviation
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    Aerospace Engineering and Aviation - PhD RMIT University, Australia

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    26,120 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 39,360 AUD

    Start date
    February, July
    Show program overview about PhD (Aerospace Engineering and Aviation)

Future aviation careers

Aviation graduates are well prepared for work in the aviation industry, and there are loads of options for future careers, including:

  • Commercial pilot
  • Airline manager
  • Airport manager
  • Air traffic controller
  • Aircraft mechanic
  • Aviation meteorologist
  • Aviation engineer

It’s important to remember that not every aviation program will prepare you for each of these careers. If you know what job you want after graduation, make sure you choose a program that matches your aspirations.