MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
This professionally-focused specialist degree course develops the skills, knowledge and understanding that provide a comprehensive education in the business and operational practices of the aviation industry. It is designed for people working in or intending to work in, the airline and airport sectors.
Students will be required to analyse air transport organisations in order to give a practical dimension to assignments, sometimes working in small groups or individually. Aside from what you learn in class, assessments are designed to help you develop personal qualities, such as a responsible, independent, and co-operative approach to working on your own and in teams, which are vital skills in the aviation industry.
As the programme is the first part of a degree course, you will be given many opportunities to demonstrate and expand your interest in the environment and operations of the international air transport world.
YEAR ONE: Structure and Environment of Air Transport Industries // Service Operations Management // Civil Aviation Regulation and Legislation // Financial and Business
Environments // Services Marketing and Customers // Personal and Academic Development
YEAR TWO: Airline and Airport Operations // Managing Health & Safety and Security // Leading and Managing Teams // Emergency Operations Management //Aviation Operations in Practice (Work Experience) or Contemporary Issues in Aviation
The course is continuously assessed through ongoing assignments, projects and exams as appropriate to the subject. Deadlines will be strictly applied to the submission of work, as is university and business practice.
WHERE DOES IT LEAD?
Your ability to contribute to managing an aviation organisation will increase and will apply to careers in airlines, airports, and government bodies. You could demonstrate the potential to move quickly to supervisory and management roles. It is also a well-regarded qualification for progression to the third year of an Honours Degree.