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London Metropolitan University

Airline, Airport and Aviation Management

UCAS Code: H490

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

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Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Other options

4 years | Part-time | 2019

Subject

Transport planning

**Why study this course?**Designed in conjunction with senior aviation managers, this course recognises the demand in todays international aviation community for graduates with sound business skills and a good understanding of the entire aviation system. Aviation is an exciting industrial sector that ranges from the technological excellence of Boeing and Airbus to the management of global airlines and airports.**More about this course**Designed in conjunction with senior aviation managers, this course recognises the demand in todays international aviation community for graduates with sound business skills and a good understanding of the entire aviation system. Aviation is an exciting industrial sector that ranges from the technological excellence of Boeing and Airbus to the management of global airlines and airports. Your learning environment will mirror that of an international organisation as youre encouraged to learn with and from your fellow students about their different backgrounds, cultures and perspectives. Youll also have the opportunity to visit major international airlines and airports, and commercial aircraft manufacturers. Youll hear from visiting lecturers from airlines, airports, maintenance organisations, consultancy organisations and aircraft manufacturers, and we also have a dynamic Aviation Society at the University which organises regular guest speakers and trips.In addition to the Universitys extensive facilities and resources, the School subscribes to database services, aviation journals and magazines appropriate to aviation management studies, and youll have access to these throughout your studies.**What our students say?**The course allowed me to sit in meetings with Master's students from prestigious universities and hold my own when talking about aviation strategy and commercial challenges."Former student now working in the Middle East for a major global carrierThe course has helped me develop an understanding of the complexity of the aviation sector and allowed me to start work as a consultant for airport development internationally.Former student now working for a major civil engineering company"I think that there is a need to understand that airlines and airports are complex businesses and that they are people-driven and require great management. This course helped me start a career in airport management.Former student now working at a major UK airport

Modules

Year 1 modules include:

Fundamentals of Management (core, 30 credits)
Introduction to the Aviation System (core, 30 credits)
Principles and Practice in Marketing (core, 30 credits) and
Understanding Business Information (core, 30 credits)

Year 2 modules include:

Airline and Airport Business and Marketing Management (core, 30 credits)
Business Research and Decision Making (core, 30 credits)
Security and Safety in Aviation (core, 30 credits)
Creating a Winning Business 1 (option, 15 credits)
Economics and Ethics (option, 15 credits)
Environmental Economics (option, 15 credits)
Global Marketing (option, 15 credits)
International Business and World Markets (option, 30 credits)
Leading Innovation and Entrepreneurship (option, 30 credits)
Learning through Work (option, 15 credits)
Multilingual Solutions for International Business (option, 15 credits)
Organisation Design and Management (option, 15 credits)
Serving Customers in Global Markets (option, 30 credits) and
Transnational Business Management (option, 30 credits)

Year 3 modules include:

Aviation Research Project (core, 30 credits)
Aviation and the Environment (core, 15 credits)
Commercial Challenges for Aviation (core, 30 credits)
Strategy: Choices and Change (core, 30 credits)
Creating a Winning Business 2 (option, 15 credits)
Delivering Customer Value (option, 15 credits)
Economics of Multinational Business (option, 15 credits)
Learning through Work 2 (option, 15 credits)
Managing Corporate Reputation (option, 15 credits)
Professional Experience Year Placement (option, 30 credits) and
Project Management (option, 15 credits)

Assessment methods

You'll be assessed through written coursework, oral presentations, individual and group research projects, portfolio work, problem-solving case studies and a final research project of 8,000 words.

The Uni


Course locations:

Moorgate

Holloway

Department:

Business and Management

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