Taught course


University of the Highlands and Islands · Science, Health and Engineering

Entry requirements

2:1 honours degree in a related subject, for example Aircraft Engineering or equivalent professional qualification. Other qualifications may be considered along with appropriate professional experience. Applicants will be required to provide academic references prior to admission and where appropriate employer references. International students whose first language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 or above or other appropriate English Language Qualification with a minimum score of 6 in each of the 4 language skills tested. Candidates will be expected to have two years relevant work experience or be able provide evidence of leadership through professional and personal experiences.

BEng (Hons) Aircraft Engineering

Months of entry


Course content

The MBA Aviation has been designed to satisfy the increasing need of the global aviation industry for graduates with a focus on key aspects of business and management.

The course aims to produce highly innovative and creative graduates with the technical abilities and management potential to compete for a wide range of careers in this exciting industry.

Special features

  • You will be taught by a mix of management and aviation specialists
  • The course will provide you with a thorough grounding in management principles, practices and techniques strongly contextualised to aviation applications
  • Alongside lectures and tutorials, you will benefit from guest speakers, industrial visits, case study activities and group working
  • You will undertake an individual research project

    If you wish to study online please select the part-time option in the apply link and include your study preference in your personal statement on the application form.

    If you are studying full-time or part-time on campus you will learn through face-to-face lectures, tutorials and seminars and online study via the university's virtual learning environment (VLE). You can also study part time on a fully online basis if you live in the UK.


PgCert: Core modules may include: Operations management; Corporate and competitive strategy

You will also choose one option module which may include: Understanding contemporary leadership and management; Global business environment

PgDip: Core modules may include: Strategic marketing; Quality and safety management in aviation

You will also choose one option module which may include: Entrepreneurial strategy and business growth; Management, accounting and finance

MBA: To achieve the award of MBA you must complete a research dissertation.

Locations: This course is available at Perth College UHI, Crieff Road, Perth, PH1 2NX

Information for international students

*Please note that the part-time online option is not currently available to international students. International students requiring a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK must be studying on a full-time basis.

Fees and funding

UK students
In 2016/17: per module onsite £1080, online £680; Masters degree (6 modules + dissertation)
International students
In 2016/17: per module onsite £1080; Masters degree (6 modules + dissertation)

Please see http://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/courses/mba-aviation for funding options

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
15-26 months
part time
26 months
full time
15 months

Course contact details

UHI Information Line
0845 272 3600