Taught course

Aviation Management

Institution
University College Birmingham · Business School
Qualifications
MScPGDip

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Entry requirements

Academic

  • MSc Aviation Management – A grade classification of 2:2 is required, or international equivalent
  • PGDip Aviation Management – A grade classification of third-class is required, or international equivalent
  • A subject-related UK or International honours degree from a recognised institution

Work-Based

  • We also consider applicants who are currently employed and wish to apply to University College Birmingham.
  • To apply, you must have 5 years of relevant managerial work experience, demonstrating in-depth knowledge of the sector for the subject matter you are interested in pursuing.
  • A reference detailing your roles and responsibilities from your line manager and a meeting with the programme team will usually be scheduled prior to a place being offered.

Months of entry

February, September

Course content

Want to take off on an exciting career journey in aviation? Airlines welcomed more than 4.5 billion passengers in 2019 and the industry continues to operate within a rapidly changing environment facing an array of challenges. Our Aviation Management postgraduate course will give you the specialist skills and knowledge to help meet the high demand for talented managers in this dynamic sector.

Alongside focusing on passenger aviation operations and management, our course lets you tailor your studies to your career aims by specialising in a range of business and management subject areas. Whether you want to work in airlines, airports, civil aviation departments or aviation consultancies, you will gain the skills needed to make an immediate impact on any aviation organisation.

Studying at an Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) Centre of Excellence, you will have the chance to engage with industry experts and guest speakers, attend industry events and work on ‘live’ consultancy projects, supported by our cutting-edge simulation facilities. You will also have the exciting opportunity to travel overseas for an international live industry project, as well as the option of a six-month work placement, ensuring you graduate with a wealth of experience ready to make an impression on the industry.

Information for international students

For academic and English entry requirements for EU and international students, please visit the Country Specific Information page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    30 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pg@ucb.ac.uk
Phone
0121 604 1040