Taught course

Air Transport Management

Institution
Coventry University · Faculty of Engineering and Computing
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have one of the following qualifications: a minimum of a second class honours degree in any subject; a relevant professional qualification of an equivalent level; a lower qualification plus appropriate and relevant working experience at a professional level; students whose first language is not English are required to have IELTS 6.5. or equivalent. Alternatively, students may be with admitted with IELT 6.0 if they attend a compulsory pre-sessional English course, operated by Coventry University, following their Master programme.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Air Transport Managmeent MSc degree has been designed as a unique course that utilises the academic strength of Coventry University in aerospace and engineering management.

The course aims to develop managers who will be able to develop a skill set to make a significant contribution at the appropriate level to aviation management in the 21st century. This course is partly delivered by industry experts and a key feature is very strong industry links developed through a programme of industry site visits. The teaching on the programme is structured to enable part-time students to fit their studies around their professional careers.

The course aims to develop managers who will be able to develop a skill set to make a significant contribution at the appropriate level to aviation management in the 21st century. Emphasis will be placed on the specific roles and skills of managers in problem-based real life situations.

The programme offers students the opportunity to study core business topics alongside specialist modules that deal with operations and strategy in the complex and fast changing aviation industry. The teaching on the programme is structured to enable part-time students to fit their studies around their professional careers.

You will study:

  • Air Transport Planning, Design and Operations;
  • Air Transport Strategy and Marketing;
  • Aviation Safety, Security and Emergency Planning;
  • Financial Decision Making and Risk Analysis;
  • Air Transport Business Simulation;
  • Project Management;
  • People Management;
  • Study Skills and Research Methods.

In addition the student must satisfactorily complete an individual and group aviation project.

A key feature of the course is very strong industry links developed through a programme of industry site visits (to airlines and airport both in the UK and potentially overseas), visiting industry guest lecturers and client-based group and individual project work. All students also receive a subscription to the online news service Flightglobal Pro throughout the course of their study.

Information for international students

Please contact our International/EU Office: Telephone: +44(0)24 7615 2152 www.coventry.ac.uk/iocontactus

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Recruitment and Admissions Office
Email
ukpostgraduate@coventry.ac.uk
Phone
024 7765 4321