Why choose this course
Over four billion people now travel by air annually, and air travel is growing at over five per cent a year. Our MSc Air Transport Management will give you the knowledge, skills and expertise you need to succeed in the exciting business of air transport.
Our School of Hospitality and Tourism Management is one of the best in the world, being ranked in the top 10 globally by the QS World University Rankings 2019. You’ll benefit from our pioneering research, our proximity to two of the UK’s two biggest airports, and our outstanding links with the industry.
What you will study
On our intriguing and intellectually challenging Air Transport MSc course, we keep firmly up-to-date with current trends and changes within the industry to better prepare you for employment.
Throughout your studies, you’ll learn about the fundamental aspects of air transport management, as well as analyse and debate theoretical and applied knowledge. You’ll also learn about the operation and organisation of airlines and airports and the latest technology.
This is the only course in the UK that will allow you the opportunity of using all three commercial software packages used by airlines today, including OAG, MIDT (Sabre) and Flightglobal. These tools are essential for analysing airline data and will give you a competitive edge with employers.
Study and work abroad
There may be opportunities to acquire valuable European experience by working or conducting research abroad during your degree or shortly afterwards. It is possible to do this in the summer period with an Erasmus+ grant working on your dissertation or as a recent graduate. In order to qualify your Erasmus+ traineeship must be a minimum of two months.
Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps.
The University operates a credit framework for all taught programmes based on a 15-credit tariff. Modules can be either 15, 30, 45 or 60 credits, and additionally for some masters dissertations, 90 credits.
Year 1 (full-time)
|Air Transport Fundamentals||Compulsory||1|
|Air Transport Market Analysis and Forecasting||Compulsory||1|
|Airline Fleet Planning||Compulsory||1|
|Research Methods for Air Transport Management||Compulsory||1|
|Airline Consultancy Project||Compulsory||2|
|Aviating Marketing Research||Compulsory||2|
|Aviation Technology and E-commerce||Compulsory||2|
A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree, or a recognised equivalent international qualification.
About the School
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