Master of Aviation by Distance Learning (Jointly organised with Massey University, New Zealand)

Aviation Management

Programme Outline

The Master of Aviation (MAv) is an advanced professional programme that offers you the opportunity to gain the skills and qualification needed to significantly enhance your career prospects in the internationally competitive aviation sector.

February and July

Min 1 year

On application

Programme Structure

The MAv is a parts-based course of study which consists of papers totaling at least 180 credits comprising Part 1 and Part 2 as defined by the Schedule to the Degree, and including at least 60 credits at 800-level in accordance with either the Research Pathway or Professional Practice Pathway.

There are 2 semesters a year and you can take a maximum of 60 credits per semester.

Course Requirements

  • The course of study consists of 180 credits at the 700/800 levels, and can be completed via the Research or Professional Practice Pathway.
  • For progression from Part 1 to Part 2 in the MAv, you must have achieved a Grade Point Average of at least B- over the Part 1 papers, including the compulsory papers.

Admission Requirement

You must have successfully completed or qualified for a Bachelor of Aviation, Bachelor of Aviation Management or equivalent degree or qualification, having achieved a grade average of at least a B- in the highest level papers.

English Language Requirements

You must possess 1 of the following:

  • Minimum Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 575 or above;
  • Minimum International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of score of 6.5 (with no band lower than 6.0); or
  • An equivalent qualification.

Note: With the exception of the GCE O-level results, all other results dated more than 2 years prior to the date of application will not be accepted.

Application Procedure

Step 1: Applying for Admission

Return completed application form to SAA enclosing the certified true copies of academic transcripts and certificates (English language translation of certified documents should be provided where necessary).

A certified true copy of birth certificate/passport should also be included.

Step 2: Result of Application

The University will process your application and notify you of the result. If your application is successful, you will receive a Letter of Offer from the University. After selecting the papers you wish to take, the Acceptance Form is to be submitted to Massey University and SAA.

Step 3: Enrolment for Each Semester

Upon receipt of your Acceptance Form, an enrolment package to enrol for papers for the upcoming semester, together with the programme handbook, will be sent via email to you. You are required to complete the relevant enrolment forms and return them to SAA together with the payment of paper fees for the upcoming semester.

Application  Deadlines



Closing Date



1 Dec



1 May


For enquiries and application, please contact:

Course Manager

School of Aviation Management

Singapore Aviation Academy

Tel: (65) 6540 6386 / 65430433


Programme Category

Master's Degree


Massey University

School Category

Graduate Programmes