This professional program provides an in-depth understanding of the principles and concepts of the aviation system, its components, aircraft operations, and support and enabling processes. In addition, the program equips graduates with a broad and coherent understanding of human performance issues within the aviation system. The Qantas Group Future Pilot Program is available to high-achieving USQ students studying the Bachelor of Aviation (Flight Operations major). Graduates in the Flight Operations major are provided with the requisite flying skills and knowledge to meet the Civil Aviation Safety Authority requirements of the Australian Commercial Pilot Licence and Instrument Rating or international equivalent.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: University
Level: Undergraduate
Campus/Location: Springfield
Toowoomba
Institution CRICOS: 00244B

Subjects

  • Aviation management
  • Flight operations

About us

In over 50 years, USQ has become a prominent teaching and research institution, providing education from three campuses (Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich), an outreach hub (Stanthorpe), online and through trusted education partners.

Today, USQ maintains outstanding community support and provides current and relevant programs of study to build students’ careers to excel in the current competitive global environment.

USQ is a leader in its key chosen research fields, such as agriculture, engineering and built environment, astrophysics and health, and has been acknowledged for its achievements via the Australian Research Council’s 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings. USQ has achieved ERA ratings for 18 research fields as ‘well above world standard’ and 12 research fields as ‘above or at world standard’.

 
* Good Universities Guide, 2019
** Quacquarelli Symonds, QS Stars 2019

International student support

USQ was founded on the basis of strong, community support and today this translates into a suite of student support services, including:

  • student relationship officers for dedicated study support
  • complimentary airport pickup for new international students
  • on-campus accommodation, or advice on off-campus options
  • student welfare, health, and wellbeing
  • student events and activities
  • career development
  • disability resources
  • multi-faith support
  • library resources.

Find out more information about USQ international services and programs.

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