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Air Transport Management MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Aviation

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

In today’s globalised world, we have come to rely heavily on civil aviation – not only for international tourism, but also to keep the supply chains of many industry sectors running smoothly. For perishable commodities, such as fresh food or cut flowers, there is no alternative.

This dynamic course, which capitalises on our extensive links with airlines, aircraft manufacturers and airports in the UK, Ireland and overseas, provides an advanced study of air transport organisations globally, their management and the changing external environment in which they operate. Ideal for those seeking leadership positions in all areas of the airline, airport and the wider air transport industry, from planning and marketing, to logistics, operations and scheduling, this course can set you on the path to achieving Membership of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).

Coventry University has an established reputation within the air transport and aerospace industry and a key advantage is the many opportunities for professional interaction through a programme of industry site visits, visiting guest lecturers and possibilities for participation on client-based group and individual project work.

Course information

The programme aims to foster an analytical understanding of the holistic nature of aviation management, together with a comprehensive knowledge of the functional nature of the business of air transportation, including the objectives, physical and human requirements needed to facilitate high quality and seamless transportation of people, products and services throughout the world.

Referring to current developments in international and national aviation businesses, we can teach you to systematically and creatively evaluate all aspects of air transport management (ATM) to improve business and management practice.

Career prospects

This programme is designed to develop the strategic managerial skills necessary to meet the challenges currently facing the air transport industry today. You will also develop a wide range of transferrable professional skills during your studies, including the ability to produce written reports and deliver oral presentations, engage in self-directed study, operate as part of a team, demonstrate a critical awareness of professional, legal, social and ethical issues. As such, it will equip you with the skills and expertise required to pursue a successful career in various sectors of the air transport industry, such as airlines, air navigation service providers, airport companies and authorities, civil aviation departments, air transport consultancies and aerospace companies.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

Air Transport Regulation, Policy and Global Issues
Air Transport Planning and Design
Air Transport Marketing and Consumer Behaviour
Aviation Finance, Economics and Business Decision Analysis
Aviation Operations Management
Aviation Safety, Security and Business Resilience
Principles of Project Management
Research Methods and Project Introduction
Dissertation
Global Professional Development module

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,350

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have one of the following qualifications: a minimum of an Upper 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.

University information

Coventry University is famed for its top-class student support facilities, including the Jaguar Centre, which was designed specifically to support postgraduate students. Postgraduate courses are offered in an array of subjects like Creative Writing, Social Work, Financial Management, Aerospace Engineering and Psychology. You can gain a postgraduate qualification through teaching, online learning or research. Options include: Certificate...more

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