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Get a taste of tertiary study before committing to a longer programme.
Massey University’s Certificate of Aviation Studies is the only one of its kind in New Zealand. Massey is the only place in New Zealand where you can turn your passion for aviation into a tertiary qualification.
We are an internationally-recognised pilot training facility, but we also give you a broad knowledge of the global aviation industry.
You will learn communication, management and administrative skills that will broaden out the range of careers open to you in the aviation industry.
The qualification consists of sixty credits (four courses). You can either stop here, or continue studying towards a bachelor’s degree like the Bachelor of Aviation Management. Should you choose to continue studying, the credits from your certificate study will be credited towards this degree.
The Certificate in Aviation Studies draws on existing courses from the Bachelor of Aviation Management, giving you an insight into what studying towards this qualification may be like.
You will gain knowledge of specialist aviation subjects to assist your professional development. You will also learn some of the essential skills necessary to move into senior roles and those that are hallmarks of tertiary study:
The Certificate of Aviation Management will give you a solid platform to move into further tertiary study, if you so wish.
Massey Business School is ranked in the top 2% of business schools globally.
Your qualification is internationally-recognised, and accredited by the key New Zealand aviation authorities.
Massey University’s business and management studies are ranked in the top 200 (by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) rankings). We are also ranked in the top 150 universities worldwide for business administration and finance programmes by the ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.
Massey University's Aviation Management programmes to masters level are also available to international students via distance study mode through our partnership with Singapore Aviation Academy.
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