A perfect fit for today’s dynamic and diverse aviation industry, this course gives you the advanced knowledge and understanding to dive into a career in the broad field of aviation business. This course has a shared first year across multiple specialisms. After your first year, if you want to study a different specialism you can choose to change between: BSc (Hons) Aviation Management and BSc (Hons) Aviation Management with Logistics. Why study at BNU? With over 20 years’ experience in delivering aviation degrees, we have a strong track-record of teaching the contemporary needs of this global industry in relation to travel, logistics and transportation. With London and South East airports nearby, you’ll be perfectly placed for networking, placement opportunities, and applying for great jobs when you graduate. There's a real need for knowledge and skills in these areas to meet business demands, and this course helps to put you in a great position to start a career in this exciting and rewarding industry. You will learn from skilled lecturers who have a high level of working knowledge, based on industry experience. Their teaching will allow you to gain a deep insight into the latest trends and requirements of aviation and logistics. As well as receiving top-class lectures and seminars, you will be supported by personal tutors, module leaders and course leaders. In addition, guest speakers often deliver sessions to enrich your learning – these include experts from logistics companies and integrators involved in air transport, as well as aviation suppliers. We recognise roles in this field are hands-on – that’s why you’ll take part in simulated learning experiences throughout the course using our specialised facilities. You’ll also be able to use our library to support your studies, whether you’re looking for the resources you need or just a quiet place to study. You'll be able to join the Aviation Society where you’ll have the ability to attend a variety events and experiences. Some examples of what we’ve done in the past include tours of NATS, a Boeing Flight Simulator experience at CAE and a tour at easyJet. Opportunity modules are a key part of the BNU curriculum. You’ll choose modules from a broad selection in areas such as sustainability, entrepreneurship, creativity, digital skills, personal growth, civic engagement, health & wellbeing and employment. Opportunity modules are designed to enable you to develop outside the traditional boundaries of your discipline and help you to further stand out from the crowd to future employers. What will I study? From flights taking off to keeping everything moving on the ground, there is always something happening in the hustling and bustling airline and airport sectors. This course will equip you with the in-demand skills and knowledge to help you become part of this exciting world. There's a real need for knowledge and skills to meet business demands, and this course helps to put you in a great position to start a career in this rewarding industry. What facilities can I use? We’ve invested in a range of state-of-the-art facilities across our campuses to support your learning. Our specialised simulation facilities allow our students to experience real-life airport scenarios, developing their abilities in airfield planning and operations, and crisis and emergency management. Career prospects Roles in aviation management are vast and varied and upon graduation, you’ll be ready to work in a wide range of roles including:
- import/export management
- customs management
- supply chain management
- airport or airline operations
- safety and security management systems
- inventory supervision/management
- purchasing management
- stock controlling
- key account management
- project logistics coordination
- network planning and scheduling
- business development
- pricing analyst/management.
Year one Core Introduction to the Aviation Industry Academic and Professional Skills Aviation Finance Airport Operations Aviation Marketing Opportunity 2 x 10 credit year one Opportunity modules Year two Core Aviation Logistics and Cargo Research Methods Quantitative Methods for Logistics Aviation Safety and Crisis Management Optional Security in Aviation OR Aviation Experience Project Opportunity 2 x 10 credit year two Opportunity modules Year three Core Extended Independent Work Supply Chain Management Procurement and Global Sourcing in Aviation Optional Sustainability and Ethics in Aviation Digital Technology and Innovation in Aviation Network Planning Aviation Analytics
BNU is a vibrant university with the student experience at its heart. We focus on providing you with the hands-on skills and real-life experience that will equip you with the tools needed to excel in the graduate workplace. With industry-experienced academics at the helm, you will be learning through a diverse learning and teaching culture. Teaching on this programme includes a combination of: lectures seminars workshops work-based learning employer or organisation-based case studies live or ‘real world’ projects guided learning simulations practicals discussion groups virtual forums. You will be assessed by a variety of means, such as coursework, presentations, learning journals, simulations, examinations and projects. Our aviation management programme gives you the opportunity to choose your specialism for your future career after your experience of the core curriculum in year one. Rather than having to make your big career decision before you join us, we introduce you to various specialisms and offer you the flexibility to choose the pathway which leads to your chosen career.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
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For information about applying to Buckinghamshire New University as an International applicant, please visit https://www.bucks.ac.uk/study/international
Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements for the three-year undergraduate programme, or those who do not feel fully prepared for a degree course, can apply for a four-year programme including a Foundation Year.
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Buckinghamshire New University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships. For more information, please visit https://www.bucks.ac.uk/study/fees-and-funding/financial-support-bursaries-and-scholarships