MSc Programs in Aviation

Compare 14 MSc Programs in Aviation

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As both technology and competition for experienced workers have increased over the last few years, the educational requirements that many companies seek in their prospective employees has also risen. A Master of Science program allows students to learn what they need in order to excel in their chosen profession and can help give them a boost professionally. Those who are interested in aviation, for example, can overcome a competitive market upon completion of a Master of Science degree in the field.

What is an MSc in Aviation? This kind of program is designed to help those who have a related degree or significant work experience in the field increase their knowledge and abilities in industry-related areas. Some programs offer specialties in aeronautical engineering or aviation management. Coursework often includes business management, the aviation supply chain and research and development. Programs can be finished in as little as two years.

Graduates gain an understanding of research methods and statistics, problem solving, and how to apply coursework to projects within the industry upon completion of a program. It can also prepare students for a more rigorous doctoral degree program.

The cost of pursuing this degree depends on many things, including the policies, fees, and location of the university at which the degree is offered. Potential students are encouraged to learn about any administrative fees and other tuition expenses before accepting a position at any university.

Those with a Master of Science in Aviation can chose a career in conception and design, innovation management, patents and IP, research and development, logistics, quality management, and more. There are consistent jobs available within both the public and private sectors.

 

Time constraints and a lack of reputable schools in a student’s area used to prevent many from completing their desired degrees. However, with the use of online coursework a wealth of opportunity is now available to anyone with an internet connection. Those who would like more information can use our program listing and lead form. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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M.S. in Safety Science

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Prescott

The Master of Science in Safety Science (MS-SS) degree program is designed to provide students with a practical course of study in aviation safety as well as occupational health and safety. [+]

MSc Degrees in Aviation. The Master of Science in Safety Science (MS-SS) degree program is designed to provide students with a practical course of study in aviation safety as well as occupational health and safety. The degree program produces safety professionals who are skilled in providing safety management expertise in a variety of industries. Graduates will be able to provide leadership, training, and guidance in safety implementation and compliance issues involving EPA, OSHA, DOD, FAA, DOE, NTSB and state health, and workplace standards, and will be prepared for service in aviation/aerospace, military, and numerous other industries. The MS-SS degree prepares graduates for professional safety positions in a variety of organizational settings, including aviation. Students will qualify for jobs such as aircraft accident investigator, aviation or general safety manager, operations safety coordinator, and safety designer. The degree offers the opportunity for students to explore both the theoretical and pragmatic discipline that occupational health and safety has become. Particularly in light of extensive interest by the private sector and by government entities, this degree offers occupational health and safety professionals the advanced education and credentials necessary to succeed in the practice of safety. The MS-SS is a 36 credit hour program of study composed of a General Core (15 credit hours), a Research Core (9 to 12 credit hours), and electives (9 to 12 credit hours). Elective coursework must be selected from the elective list below. All elective courses may not be offered every year. Check with an advisor for a schedule... [-]

MSc in Air Transport Planning and Management

University of Westminster - Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom London

Modules on this course are taught in blocks of five days at a time to enable international participants to travel efficiently to London several times a year. Students take six taught modules in total (over one year on the full-time course*, or two to three years on the block release part-time course) and complete a research dissertation. Email contact and tutorial support is provided between the module blocks along with guest lectures and workshop sessions for full-time students. [+]

Modules on this course are taught in blocks of five days at a time to enable international participants to travel efficiently to London several times a year. Students take six taught modules in total (over one year on the full-time course*, or two to three years on the block release part-time course) and complete a research dissertation. Email contact and tutorial support is provided between the module blocks along with guest lectures and workshop sessions for full-time students. The block attendance mode for this course is not compatible with visa restrictions for international students. Therefore, this mode of attendance is not available for international students requiring a visa. The block mode of attendance is still available to UK and EU students. International students can still apply for our full-time course. This course has been developed to meet the needs of graduates worldwide seeking to gain greater knowledge and experience of the air transport industry, and looking to progress into senior roles in management, operations and commercial planning of airlines, airports, government departments and aviation-related businesses such as aircraft manufacturing, finance and consultancy. It is designed to provide a strong theoretical and analytical basis, coupled with the application of many practical techniques and strategies. The course builds on the successful series of aviation short courses that have attracted participants from around the globe to the University each year. The Department has a long-established interest in air transport research, consultancy and teaching, having been set up by the renowned aviation academic Professor... [-]

MSc Air Transport Management

Muscat University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Oman Muscat + 1 more

The Executive MSc in Air Transport Management is designed to deliver advanced and comprehensive knowledge in air transport management strategic issues. [+]

MSc Degrees in Aviation. Programme Details The Executive MSc in Air Transport Management is designed to deliver advanced and comprehensive knowledge in air transport management strategic issues. It combines air transport theoretical knowledge with an increased focus on leadership and personal development. This degree programme is one of a set of postgraduate programmes designed by Cranfield University and offered at Muscat University and leads to the award of a Cranfield University degree and also a Muscat University degree. Programme Objectives The MSc in Air Transport Management aims to: Equip students with the skills required to pursue a successful career in various sectors of the air transport industry including airlines, airport companies and authorities, civil aviation departments, air transport consultancies and aerospace companies. Enhance students’ skills in air transport management, offering a mode of study that enables them to combine study with work commitments. Assist students in meeting the management training needs of existing air transport companies, suppliers, aviation consultants and government regulators. Admission Requirements Applicants will typically need the following qualifications (or international equivalent) for admission to the programme: A first or upper second class UK Honours degree in any relevant discipline. Recognised professional qualification plus a number of years’ relevant working experience may be accepted as equivalent. An IELTS level of 7.0 or equivalent with no individual IELTS component below 6.0. Duration: 1 year / 2 years Study type: Full -Time/ Part-Time Credit hours: 200 Assessment: Taught modules 50%, Group projects 10%, Individual project 40% [-]

Safety and Accident Investigation Degrees

Cranfield University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years August 2018 United Kingdom Shrivenham Cranfield + 2 more

We have been a centre of excellence in the field of accident investigation for almost 40 years. These courses will provide you with an academically recognised, high standard qualification. The wide range of skills and knowledge represented by students on these courses provide a learning environment unique to here. [+]

Safety and Accident Investigation Degrees MSc in Safety and Human Factors in Aviation Cranfield Campus Demand for human factors and safety expertise continues to grow within aviation as well as other safety critical industries. This course has been designed to provide industry with equipped graduates who can make a real and lasting improvement to performance and safety through the application of skills and knowledge learnt through a mix of lectures and practical exercises. Duration: Full-time 1 year; Part-time up to 3 years Who is it for? This course attracts a wide variety of students from aviation professionals in civil and military domains to high-quality graduates in engineering and social science disciplines. The wide range of skills and knowledge represented by students on the course provides a learning environment unique to here. MSc in Safety and Accident Investigation - Air Transport Cranfield Campus / Cranfield University at Shrivenham We have been a centre of excellence in the field of accident investigation for almost 40 years. Designed specifically for aircraft accident investigators and those working in related fields, this course will provide you with an academically recognised, high standard qualification. Duration: 3 years part-time Who is it for? The MSc in Safety and Accident Investigation (Air Transport) allows you to receive an internationally recognised qualification in the field of accident investigation. The majority of students join this course with the intention of receiving a qualification that will allow them to further their career development in accident investigation or other safety related areas... [-]

Advanced Master Air Navigation System Engineering and Operations (MS ANSEO)

ENAC
Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2018 France Toulouse

The MS ANSEO integrates the topics of the former masters by offering a systematic and global approach of the Air Navigation systems: on-ground (communication systems, navigation systems, surveillance systems, automated air traffic control systems), on-board (Satellite and avionics systems), and its operational methods (Air Traffic Management). [+]

MSc Degrees in Aviation. As part of the policy on continuous improvement and adaptation of its master program to meet technological evolutions, air transport jobs, and to better answer to the needs of the global Air Navigation Industry, ENAC created a new Advanced Master Air Navigation System Engineering and Operations which replaces 3 former advanced masters: MS aviation and Air Traffic Management, MS Air Ground Collaborative System Engineering and MS Communication Navigation Surveillance. The MS ANSEO integrates the topics of the former masters by offering a systematic and global approach of the Air Navigation systems: on-ground (communication systems, navigation systems, surveillance systems, automated air traffic control systems), on-board (Satellite and avionics systems), and its operational methods (Air Traffic Management). Aims of the MS ANSEO: Commercial air transport Business should double before 20 years according to the most realistic forecasts. Therefore ICAO, States, Authorities of the Civil aviation should anticipate and prepare technically and operationally this growth by, establishing and implementing an effective global air navigation services system, absorbing the air traffic growth by a more integrated flight management into their different phases, reducing waiting times on the ground or during flight, and implementing new optimized operational concepts for eco-effective trajectories. Training program objectives The new advanced master “Air Navigation Systems Engineering and Operations ", MS ANSEO, is based on a systemic approach of Ai Navigation System, on an unique and integrated program with opened to three operational options: ATM, CNS/GNSS and Avionics. The MS ANSEO role is to educate a... [-]

Aeronautical Engineering

Politecnico di Milano
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Milan

The programme provides a preparation particularly focused on issues of design, operation and maintenance of aircraft and their on-board systems. [+]

Mission and goals The programme provides a preparation particularly focused on issues of design, operation and maintenance of aircraft and their on-board systems. The objective is to prepare highly culturally and professionally qualified technicians able to carry out and manage activities related to research and design in the fields of aerodynamics, materials, lightweight structures, aircraft systems and aerospace propulsion in national and international contexts, both in autonomy or in cooperation. Career opportunities The graduate finds employment in aeronautical and space industries; in public and private bodies for experimentation in the aerospace field; in aircraft fleet management and maintenance companies; in air-traffic control agencies; in the airforce; in industries producing machinery and equipment in which aerodynamics and lightweight structures play a significant role. Aeronautical engineers are particularly sought after in related fields. In fact, they may be involved in the design of terrestrial or nautical vehicles or large buildings or bridges or even in the design of power plants. Graduates are also in demand in the lightweight constructions industry, in the motor industry in the areas of monitoring the mechanical behaviour of structures subject to stress. [-]

Master in Aviation Safety (MSc)

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Warrensburg

UCM's Master of Science in Aviation Safety degree is one of a very few academic programs to address this particular nationwide need. This program provides you with knowledge of management and safety issues in aviation and the ability to establish or administer safety programs in business, industry or government, offering you a professional capstone for any background in aviation... [+]

MSc Degrees in Aviation. Master in Aviation Safety (MSc) UCM's outstanding aviation programs will prepare you to excel in your chosen area of the aviation industry. At UCM, you benefit from hands-on experience and cutting-edge technologies integrated into your coursework. Why Choose Aviation Safety at UCM? UCM owns an airport with 18 flight-ready aircraft, including a fleet of Cessna 172 Skyhawks, multi-engine aircraft and gliders are for flight training. The university has a hot-air balloon, which may be used to earn a rating. The department's flight simulation equipment includes several advanced aviation flight training devices, including a 737 NG AAFD. What will I study? UCM's Master of Science in Aviation Safety degree is one of a very few academic programs to address this particular nationwide need. This program provides you with knowledge of management and safety issues in aviation and the ability to establish or administer safety programs in business, industry or government, offering you a professional capstone for any background in aviation. What can I do with a degree in Aviation Safety? Airport Manager Aviation Inspector Loss Control Safety Inspector Security Specialist How can I get involved outside the classroom? At UCM, we value an engaging learning experience that includes student involvement and service-learning projects. In Aviation, there are several opportunities to be involved: Alpha Eta Rho Aviation Student Government National Intercollegiate Flight Team Women in Aviation International About our Faculty The student to faculty ratio at UCM is 17 to 1, which allows professors to get to know... [-]

MSc in Aeronautical Engineering

Linköping University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Linköping

This programme offers a holistic view on aircraft design. An aircraft is a complex, integrated, closely connected system of various technologies and disciplines such as aerodynamics, structure, propulsion, actuation and other on-board systems. [+]

This programme offers a holistic view on aircraft design. An aircraft is a complex, integrated, closely connected system of various technologies and disciplines such as aerodynamics, structure, propulsion, actuation and other on-board systems.

All these disciplines need to be optimised in order to achieve the functionality and efficiency required of an aircraft. The latter part of the programme involves a project in which these disciplines come together and challenge students to design, build and fly an aircraft, or a subscale version.

Industry affiliations

Linköping is the aviation capital of Sweden and one of few aviation cities in the world. Saab Aeronautics, the producer of the highly successful Gripen fighter aircraft, is a major actor in the region. Other related companies and military aviation establishments that reinforce Linköping’s aviation character are located in or near the city. The Aeronautical Engineering programme benefits from this, as some of the teachers have affiliations to the industry. Moreover, there is close research and education collaborations between the university and the industry.... [-]


Advanced Master Air Transport Management

ENAC
Campus Full time September 2018 France Toulouse

Economically and financially speaking, air transport companies are now accustomed to operating in a highly competitive environment demanding great adaptability.
The Specialized Master's programme [+]

MS Air Transport Management

 

Taught in English

Economically and financially speaking, air transport companies are now accustomed to operating in a highly competitive environment demanding great adaptability.
The Specialized Master's programme in Air Transport Management aims to provide a systemic understanding of all aspects of the air transport sector, including air transport economics, operations, marketing and financial strategies, human resource management and performance, and main challenges and strategies for the future.


 

Graduates are equipped with all the essential knowledge required to pursue a career in the sector.

 

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Advanced Master Airport Management

ENAC
Campus Full time September 2018 France Toulouse

Taught in English.

The Specialized Master's diploma in Airport Management was created in 1989 by ENAC in response to demand from the professionals of this sector. [+]

MS Airport management

 

Taught in English.

The Specialized Master's diploma in Airport Management was created in 1989 by ENAC in response to demand from the professionals of this sector. Due to the particularly important role played by airports in the process of liberalisation of air transport, the opening of airport assistance, the diversity of occupational activity involved in operation, the increasingly prominent place taken by environmental and safety issues, the level of competition between airport platforms, general economic problems and problems specific to a business sector that is now a major part of the national economy, there is a need for highly skilled airport managers, with the competence required to manage and develop each airport. The Specialized Master's diploma in Airport Management is designed specifically to train these specialists, who are highly valued and much sought after by airports.... [-]


MSc in International Air Transport and Operations Management

ENAC
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Toulouse

After rigorous selection by ENAC, students follow a 2-year curriculum of theoretical and practical training, in English, based on the aircraft and its environment [+]

MSc in International Air Transport and Operations Management

After rigorous selection by ENAC, students follow a 2-year curriculum of theoretical and practical training, in English, based on the aircraft and its environment.

PrerequisitesThis programme is open to any applicant with a Bachelor's Degree obtained in a field directly related to the curriculum.

ContentsENAC has created a new international diploma: the International Air Transport Operations Master's degree. The first session began to ENAC in September, 2007.Air transport is an essential drive for the economic development of a country. It is also …

A high-technology field A sector with very exacting regulations A highly competitive market An activity at the heart of globalised exchanges ... [-]

Master of Science in Aeronautics

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Asia
Online & Campus Combined Part time 24 months January 2018 Singapore

Air traffic control personnel, flight crew members, flight operations specialists and technical representatives within the aviation and aerospace industry require a technical skill set. Whether you already work in one of these roles or you aspire to, a Master of Science in Aeronautics (MSA) may help you reach your goals. [+]

Overview

Reach new heights in your career with Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Asia. Air traffic control personnel, flight crew members, flight operations specialists and technical representatives within the aviation and aerospace industry require a technical skill set. Whether you already work in one of these roles or you aspire to, a Master of Science in Aeronautics (MSA) may help you reach your goals.

Offered jointly by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the Singapore Aviation Academy (SAA), the 36 credit-hour MSA degree program is similar to the Master of Business Administration in Aviation degree but with less of a business and management focus, and more of a technical, operations and safety oriented focus. As some courses are highly technical, more of an aviation background is needed.... [-]


Master of Science in Air Transport Management

Singapore Aviation Academy
Campus or Online Full time 3 years September 2018 Singapore Singapore Online

The Master of Science (MSc) in Air Transport Management (ATM) is designed to equip you with the skills needed to pursue a successful career in various sectors of the air transport industry, including civil aviation administrations, airport authorities, air navigation service providers, airlines, air transport consultancies and aerospace companies. [+]

MSc Degrees in Aviation. Master of Science in Air Transport Management (Jointly organised with Cranfield University, UK) PROGRAMME OVERVIEW The Master of Science (MSc) in Air Transport Management (ATM) is designed to equip you with the skills needed to pursue a successful career in various sectors of the air transport industry, including civil aviation administrations, airport authorities, air navigation service providers, airlines, air transport consultancies and aerospace companies. The MSc in ATM is a part-time programme developed specifically to meet the demands of busy executives for more flexible executive teaching in ATM. It combines compulsory air transport core modules with an increased focus on leadership and personal development, and builds on this with optional modules chosen to suit individual interests and career aspirations. KEY BENEFITS The programme will be taught by the largest academic group in the world specialising in ATM, which includes a unique blend of air transport economists, marketing specialists and aeronautical engineers with strong publication records and industry experience. The qualification attained is valued and respected by employers throughout the world, with proven record of graduate employment across airports, consultancies and associated industries. Talks and sharing sessions by aviation industry experts from Singapore will provide insights on topical ATM issues, leveraging Singapore's experience and best practices. Other learning elements include case studies and industry visits to key aviation facilities. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE The programme is made up of core (compulsory) modules, optional modules, compulsory group project and an individual research project. Year 1: Core (Compulsory) Modules You are... [-]

MSc in Aviation Safety

Emirates Aviation University
Campus Part time 18 - 48 months September 2018 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The Masters in Aviation Safety and Aviation Security MASAS programme is designed for students who wish to further their knowledge and experience of aviation safety or aviation security or both together. [+]

MSc in Aviation Safety The Masters in Aviation Safety and Aviation Security MASAS programme is designed for students who wish to further their knowledge and experience of aviation safety or aviation security or both together. The areas of Aviation Safety or Aviation Security are closely related and the MSc Aviation Security / MSc Aviation Safety programmes contain five modules that are core to both and deal with common issues such as risk management, human factors, strategy, operations and planning. Fundamentally, however, safety relates to measures that are taken against the threat of an accident, while security refers to protection from threats motivated by hostility or malice. Each programme therefore contains three specialist modules that enable students to consider in depth the different areas of regulations and compliance, design, use of technologies and systems that are associated with these different perspectives. Further specialisation is achieved through the Project which is required to focus on a topic that is aligned with the specialist area. By completing five core and three specialised modules, plus a subject area Project, students may obtain an MSc in either Aviation Safety or Aviation Security. If they wish to obtain a second MSc in the alternate specialisation on top of the first award, learners may complete the three additional specialised modules plus a second Project in the other subject area. Why enrol on this programme? The MASAS programme is one of very few degree programmes in the world to address those needs. The awards provide graduates with knowledge... [-]