University of West London

Degree level: Undergraduate

Air Transport Management with Air Transport Pilot Licence (frozen)

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Course summary

Working closely with our industry partners this course has been developed to enable graduates to have an understanding of the aviation sector from a managerial and operational perspective. On graduation, you will have both an BSc (Hons) degree and a frozen Airline Transport Pilot Licence (fATPL). This balance of practical and theoretical skills is highly sought-after by global aviation industry employers. The University of West London has a strong connection with Heathrow Airport Limited and you will be based at our Ealing site, which is just 10 miles from Heathrow, one of the world's busiest international airports. The University is also home to the Heathrow Archive and Exhibition, which students and the public can visit. The course is delivered by a diverse and experienced team of experts in the aviation industry with established links to numerous airlines and aviation companies. This course has been developed to enable graduates to have an understanding of the aviation sector from a managerial and an operational perspective. You will combine your modular training alongside academic studies and will have access to our on site Boeing 737 flight simulator which provides a practical learning environment. Guest lectures from aviation experts and opportunities for industry visits will support and enhance your learning. You will also have the opportunity to work with a number of Approved Training Organisations (ATOs). The aviation sector offers new entrants a range of opportunities. On completion of this degree, you can gain employment as a Second or First Officer with an airline or train as a Flight Instructor to gain hours prior to commencing flying.

Course details

Modules

The course is delivered by a diverse and experienced team of experts in the aviation industry. Students have access to the university’s Boeing 737 flight simulator facility which provides a practical learning environment. There are opportunities for industry visits and guest lectures from industry to support and enhance your learning. On completion of this degree students can gain employment as a Second or First Officer with an airline or train as a Flight Instructor in which they can gain hours prior to commencing flying. Modules: Year One • Introduction to Air Transport Management • The Aviation Professional • Air Transport Systems and Operations • Leadership and Talent Management • Private Pilot Licence (PPL) Theory and Practical. Year Two • Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL) Theory • Hour Building and Reflective Portfolio. Year Three • Airline Fleet Management and Maintenance • Hour Building and Advanced Training • Air Route Development and Operations • Airline Pilot Standards (APS)/MCC (Multi Crew Coordination) Training • Dissertation.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N859
Institution code:
W05
Campus name:
Main site - West London
Campus code:
M

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

EASA Class 1 Medical As a minimum you will need GCSE English, Mathematics and Physics or double/triple science (grade 9 – 5 / A* - C). Each applicant will need to attend a pilot application day.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
94%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Tuition fees for academic year 2023/24 are TBC.
Air Transport Management with Air Transport Pilot Licence (frozen) at University of West London - UCAS