Sheffield Hallam University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Airline and Airport Management

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Course summary

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Course summary

  • Learn the elements of airline and airport businesses and their practices
  • Develop a deep understanding of management principles and theory
  • Develop transferable skills and professional competencies
  • Make the most of your degree with placement opportunities
Studying at Sheffield Hallam enables your academic, personal and professional development. You develop the knowledge, attributes and skills desired by employers for highly skilled employment. With placement opportunities, use of airline and airport simulation programmes, consultancy experience and regular guest lectures and field-trips, this industry-focused degree provides you with the appropriate knowledge and skills to become a highly employable individual within the airline and airport industries. How you learn You learn from current developments in the airline and airport industries and contemporary research. You also develop research skills and digital skills, which will help you to work and study more effectively. You enhance your professional skills by working with employers through consultancy experience and reflecting on your performance. Your learning will take place through a variety of methods such as
  • lectures
  • seminars
  • practical workshops
  • research projects
  • real-life consultancy experience
  • directed learning activities outside classes
  • diverse assessment tools (e.g. essay, presentation, report, e-portfolio, exam)
  • guest speakers and field-trips
Applied learning Work placements This course offers a variety of opportunities to develop your employability skills for highly skilled employment in the aviation industry. You have the opportunity to undertake a year-long work placement in your third year of study. This gives you real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. Please note Aviation businesses carry out pre-employment security clearances and this is outside the control of Sheffield Hallam. The basic security clearance (Baseline Personnel Security Standard) requires the verification of the following four elements
  • identity
  • employment history (past five years)
  • nationality and immigration status
  • criminal record (unspent convictions only)
For more information, please visit the Civil Aviation Authority website. Live projects As part of the course, you get the opportunity to work on real business projects to build your skills and professional experience. Networking You will frequently engage with airline and airport industry stakeholders throughout your study via industry guest talks and field trips. Field visits may require security checks.

Course details

Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You can take an optional placement in year three. Year 1 Compulsory modules Academic And Professional Skills 20 Aviation Law And Regulation 20 Business Analysis For The Service Sector 20 Consumer Behaviour In Aviation 20 Introduction To The Aviation Industry 20 Marketing Communications 20 Year 2 Compulsory modules Academic Research Skills 20 Airline Operations Management 20 Airline Pricing And Revenue Management 20 Airport Operations Management 20 Aviation And Environment 20 People And Organisations In Context 20 Year 3 Optional modules Placement Year - Final year Compulsory modules Aviation Consultancy Experience 40 Research Project 20 Safety And Security Management In Aviation 20 Strategic Management For Airlines And Airports 20 Elective modules Airport Planning And Development 20

Assessment method

Coursework Exams


How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/tourism-and-hospitality/bsc-honours-airline-and-airport-management/full-time

Additional entry requirements

Other

Please note that the information provided on this web page relates to 2021 courses and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6If English is not your first language you need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.

Unistats information

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83%
Student satisfaction
87%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
92%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Our tuition fees for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2022/2023 are regulated by the UK government and are yet to be confirmed. For an indication, our tuition fees for UK students starting this course in 2021/22 are £9,250 per year. Our tuition fees for International/EU students are also yet to be confirmed, however you can see the course page on the Sheffield Hallam Website for more information.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

Airline and Airport Management at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS