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Air Transport Management MSc

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Transport Management Aviation

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Discover how the air transport business works and enhance your understanding of this dynamic sector. The Air Transport Management MSc has been developed by two leading aviation academics in conjunction with industry partners, to offer a critical, comprehensive and practical understanding of the structure and operation of the international air transport industry. It has been designed to equip future leaders with a range of transferrable and analytical skills that can be directly applied in the workplace.

You will study airline operations, including licensing, scheduling, fleet planning, and aircraft acquisition. You will explore the management and operations of airports and the key challenges facing the sector, and gain insight into the business models and strategies that determine the future of the airline industry. You can also tailor the programme to reflect your particular interests or career aspirations through focusing on a particular area of air transport management in your dissertation.

The programme is suited to both recent graduates and those with existing professional experience who wish to expand their knowledge of the commercial air transport industry. Graduates may choose to pursue roles within airlines, airport operators, air cargo companies, air navigation service providers, national regulators, government agencies and aviation consultancy firms.

Key features

  • Learn from experienced academics. This programme has been developed by two experienced air transport academics, Professor Lucy Budd and Professor Stephen Ison, who have over 30 years' combined experience of developing and teaching air transport management programmes.
  • Gain networking opportunities, with the chance to participate in industry talks involving practitioners working in the aviation sector.
  • Students enrolling on the programme will be provided with a complimentary copy of the key textbook used on this course, ‘Air Transport Management: An International Perspective’.
  • This programme has been specifically developed to meet the needs of air transport industry employers.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching is delivered through a mix of formal lectures and informal group discussion. Modules will be assessed through a combination of written coursework, group work and presentations. Students will complete an individual research Dissertation on an agreed air transport topic under the supervision of an academic staff member.

Modules

This module introduces students to the commercial environment in which air transport operates. This includes consideration of the regulatory regime and institutions that structure the development and operation of global air services as well as an insight into aviation activities in different world regions.
Research Methods - Core
Dissertation - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

8,950

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

15,100

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally hold a minimum of a second class honours degree from a UK University (or international equivalent) in air transport, geography, engineering, economics, tourism, international business, management or a related subject. Relevant industrial experience will also be considered on an individual basis.

University information

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) offers the perfect combination of award-winning teaching and specialist facilities. Based in the centre of the bustling and multicultural city of Leicester, rich in cultural heritage, history, and diversity, making it feel like the world is on your doorstep, located in the heart of England, our campus blends the historical and the new and has provided an inspiring place to study for more than 150...more