Aviation Management with Foundation Year at Buckinghamshire New University - UCAS

Course summary

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. The Foundation Year will allow you to develop your academic study skills and build confidence in your abilities, identifying your own strengths and development needs for progression onto an undergraduate programme. After your Foundation Year, 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. 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? If you’ve got a keen interest in the business side of the airline and airport sectors, then look no further than Aviation Management. Providing the perfect blend of topics including, operations, planning, design and management our degree with equip you with the skills required by employers across these industries. You’ll gain a strong foundation of legal knowledge and an understanding of the broader social, economic and political contexts within which the law operates. 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.


Foundation Year Core Dynamics of Aviation and Security, Unlocking Academic Potential, Navigating the Digital World, Enquiry Based Learning, Personal Portfolio, Career Success: Enhancing Employment 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 Airline Operations Research Methods Security in Aviation Aviation Safety and Crisis Management Optional Airline Pricing and Revenue Management OR Aviation Experience Project Year three Core Extended Independent Work Aviation Analytics Sustainability and Ethics in Aviation Optional Airport Planning and Design Digital Technology and Innovation in Aviation Network Planning Procurement and Global Sourcing in Aviation

Assessment method

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.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

For information about applying to Buckinghamshire New University as an International applicant, please visit https://www.bucks.ac.uk/study/international

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £15000* Year 1
International £15000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Most courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. You could benefit from financial support through a bursary or scholarship during your time as a student. For more details visit our financial support, bursaries and scholarships section.

Sponsorship 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

Aviation Management with Foundation Year at Buckinghamshire New University - UCAS