Taught course

Aviation

Institution
University of the Highlands and Islands · Science, Health and Engineering
Qualifications
MBA

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

September

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

  • A limited number of funded places are available for full-time, Scottish or EU fee status students.
  • Loans for tuition fees are available from the Students Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) for eligible Scotland domiciled and EU students, and loans for living costs for eligible Scottish students.
  • 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.


Modules

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

How to apply

If you want to apply for this postgraduate programme click on the Apply button above which will take you to the relevant course page on our website, from there select our Apply tab to complete the online application.

If you still have any questions please get in touch with our information line by email using the links below or call on 0845 272 3600.

Top five reasons to study at UHI

1. Small class sizes mean that you have a more personal experience of university and receive all the support you need from our expert staff

2. Choice of campuses - from small, rural and island communities, to the busy towns and cities of the region, our 13 friendly, safe campuses offer something for everyone

3. The affordable option - if you already live in the Highlands and Islands you don't have to leave home and incur huge debts to go to university; we're right here on your doorstep

4. Do something different and special - UHI has expertise in a variety of specialist subjects, including: renewable energy; adventure tourism; Gaelic; archaeology; marine science; art and textiles, and more!

5. Flexible learning options mean that you can study part time or full time, online from home or work, or at one of our campuses or local learning centres, and fit your study into your life

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.

An exciting and diverse student life awaits our international students. Choose to study in one of the larger urban centres of the region, such as Perth, Inverness or Elgin, or in one of the smaller towns or island communities, including the Western and Northern Isles. https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/international

English Language Requirements
Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The standard English Language criteria to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands are detailed on our English language requirements page https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/international/how-to-apply-to-uhi/english-language-requirements

Fees and funding

UK students
In 2017/18 per module (20 credits): Scottish (inc EU) on-site £1080; Scottish Online £680; Rest of UK on-site £1080; Rest of UK and EU Online £680. Masters degree is 6 modules + dissertation
International students
In 2017/18 per module (20 credits): International on-site £1080. Masters degree is 6 modules + dissertation

The University of the Highlands and Islands is pleased to offer a limited numbers of places with full tuition fee support for Scottish-domiciled/EU students, studying full time, on this course starting in September 2017 to help talented students join this key growth sector for the Scottish economy. Fees will be funded by the European Social Fund and Scottish Funding Council as part of Developing Scotland’s Workforce in the Scotland 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Fund Programmes.

To be eligible for this funding students must meet the criteria for Scottish domiciled or EU fee status and be domiciled in the Highlands and Islands Transition Region for the duration of their studies. In accordance with funding regulations, tuition fee support will only be available to students who meet the funding eligibility criteria and are self-funding i.e. who are not in receipt of funding for tuition fees from other sources, including employers. Funded places will be allocated and successful applicants notified in June.

Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified applicants. Students who do not meet the eligibility for the tuition fee support, or are not successful in being allocated one of the limited places, will be responsible for paying their own fees. However, there are other potential sources of funding support available.

From 2017, eligible Scotland domiciled students studying full time can access loans up to 10,000 from the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS).This comprises a tuition fee loan up to £5,500 and a non-income assessed living cost loan of £4,500. EU students studying full time can apply for a tuition fee loan up to £5500.

Part-time students undertaking any taught postgraduate course over two years up to Masters level who meet the residency eligibility can apply for a for a tuition fee loan up to £2,750 per year.

Full details can be found on the SAAS website. Applications for loans open in April.

Students from the rest of the UK who meet the eligibility requirements may be able to apply for a loan from the Student Loan Company

You may also be able to apply for a government Professional and Career Development Loan

For a comprehensive list of other funding opportunities available at the university, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding website

Qualification and course duration

MBA

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

Course contact details

Name
UHI Information Line
Email
info@uhi.ac.uk
Phone
0845 272 3600