Middlesbrough College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Open University Validating Partnership

Airport and Airline Management

Make sure you check on the university, college or conservatoire website for any updates about course changes as a result of COVID-19.

Course summary

This course has been specifically designed and developed in partnership with key industry sectors to ensure the course is relevant and up to date to meet industry requirements. This course will broaden your knowledge and understanding of contemporary issues within this exciting sector to learn elements of airline and airport business practices. Whilst prior to COVID-19 the airport and airline sector had witnessed unprecedented growth, the pandemic is having an enormous impact on the aviation industry, affecting passenger traffic, air cargo demand, airport workforce and incoming revenues. This industry focused course lays the foundation for you to join a sector which is ever changing, and this course highlights the constant changes within the industry and supports you to develop the key skills and in-depth knowledge to understand the sector. You will benefit from tutor’s specialist knowledge of aviation and strong links to industry which will allow you insights into operational practices. Our students follow careers in airlines, airport ground handling, airline management, airport administration, airport security and airline operations.

Course details


Modules include: • Managing Service Standards in the Airport and Airline & Tourism Sectors • Marketing-Strategies and Tactics • Financial Decision-Making • Planning and Managing Airside Operations • Managing and Developing Talent in the Airport and Airline & Tourism Sectors • The Work Environment and Reflective Practice • Industry Related Project • Growing Airport and Airline Revenue in a Global Market • Contemporary Issues within the Airport and Airline & Travel and Tourism • Technology and the Passenger Experience • Managing the Passenger Experience in Airports You will also have the opportunity to study with Eden Flight Training where you will have the amazing opportunity to attend flying school. Eden Flight Training are the only Approved Training Organisation (by the Civil Aviation Authority) in the North East of England, based at Teesside Airport with a philosophy of bringing affordable flight training in a safe, professional and friendly environment. You will learn the theory of flying and then put this into practice with a day of flying lessons where YOU will fly the aircraft (additional costs apply - TBC).

Assessment method

You are assessed through a variety of assessment methods to enhance the experience as well as develop key transferable skills. The assessment is designed to provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate your ability to meet the learning outcomes of the programme.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
Institution code:
Campus name:
Middlesbrough College
Campus code:

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
Student satisfaction
No data
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
No data
Go onto work and study

The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6300 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6300 Year 1
Scotland £6300 Year 1
Wales £6300 Year 1
Channel Islands £6300 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Airport and Airline Management at Middlesbrough College - UCAS