Taught course

Air Safety Management

City, University of London · School of Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Engineering

Entry requirements

Applicants should be employed in the aviation industry for the duration of the course and should have at least two years of experience in a position of professional responsibility at the time of application.Applicants should hold an Air Transport Pilot's Licence, Aircraft Engineer Licence, Air Traffic Controller Licence or a relevant lower second class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is for professionals working in the operating, maintenance, support and regulatory sectors of the aviation industry, both civilian and military.

The objective of air safety management is to achieve and maintain an acceptable level of safety within the context of increasing air traffic, wider commercial competition and a greater focus on cost consciousness. Successful safety management involves staff at all levels in aircraft operations, aircraft design and manufacture, airports, air traffic control, ground handling and maintenance and private flying.

Air safety management is a major challenge, largely because of the rapidly changing regulatory requirements in response to current air safety trends and the forecast of future growth in the aviation industry. There is also a need for businesses to understand the financial implications of improving or not improving, safety performance.

Information for international students

The following qualifications are required: IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL (internet-based): 100

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Part-time EU: £13,500 (total cost for 3 years) until 31st May 2016
Part-time Non EU: £13,500 (total cost for 3 years) until 31st May 2016
Split into 3 equal installments spread over the duration of the course (18 months to 3 years).
Students may continue their studies for up to 5 years in total but must pay an extra £500 for the fourth and fifth year
Scholarships and bursaries available for this course:
City University London Graduate Loyalty Discount
The Honourable Company of Airline Pilots offer up to three Bursaries of part payment of fees per year for the MSc Air Transport Management, Air Safety Management and Aircraft Maintenance MSc Programmes each year.
AJ Walter offer an annual Bursary for a student on the MSc Maintenance Management Programme, usually allocated to a different geographical region each year.
All students may apply for a scholarship from the ISTAT Foundation that is competitive with other universities across the world.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 7040 8112