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Fly high with IU
The aviation industry is forecasting further increases in passenger numbers for the coming years. As a result, graduates with a degree in Aviation Management will land great positions in interesting aviation professions – especially at the management level.
In our Aviation Management Master’s degree programme, you have the opportunity to combine your existing knowledge with sector-specific know-how. You learn about the main drivers of airline profitability – network planning and revenue management –, acquire knowledge of environmental issues such as noise and emissions, deepen your knowledge of airline and airport financing and discuss current issues from different perspectives.
Facts & Figures
Master of Arts (MA)
on Campus, Blended, Online
from 1183 Euro; full-time price on campus (online is 2000 euro less per semester with scholarships available)
Bachelor’s degree, TASC exam (only for applicants with a 3-year bachelor), proof of English language skills
What you will learn from us
The International Aviation Management Master’s degree programme prepares you specifically for challenges you face as a leader in the aviation business:
You learn how to apply strategic and operative management concepts specifically to international airlines and infrastructure providers.
You deepen your knowledge of the structure and success factors for value-adding business models in aviation.
You deal intensively with regulations and measures in the aviation industry.
Course of study at a glance
Strategic Aspects of the Service Industry
Strategic Product Planning
Aviation Simulation Game
Controlling Airlines and Airports
Master Thesis and Colloquium
How does the course of studies work?
For our two-semester Master's programme, you need a Bachelor's degree with 240 ECTS. If you already have professional experience or take our TASC placement test, a Bachelor's degree with 210 ECTS may be sufficient.
Where you will be studying
You can pursue our Aviation Management Master’s degree at the two German campuses in Bad Honnef and Berlin.
Completed undergraduate study from a public or officially recognised university/higher education institution (240 ECTS).
If you have less than 240 ECTS on your university degree, begin your studies after having passed our admission test TASC.
A final grade of at least "Satisfactory" or grade C (as commonly used in the US and Canada).
At least one year of work experience before the start of the IU Online Master programme (achieved after previous studies).
Proof of English skills.
If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you do not have to prove your English skills.
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