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Course summary

Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course Summary

  • Study your foundation year, then progress to the full degree.
  • Learn essential business management skills.
  • Prepare for an exciting honours degree course — which includes opportunities to learn a language and study abroad.
  • On this course, you’ll gain the knowledge and confidence you need to study Airline and Airport Management. You’ll learn useful business, communication, digital and research skills, and familiarise yourself with Sheffield Hallam. Upon completing your foundation study, you’ll be ready to hit the ground running on a full honours degree.
How you learn
  • All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.
  • You’ll take modules that test your independent study skills, as well as traditional lectures, seminars and group work. You’ll receive face-to-face feedback regularly.
  • Throughout the course, you'll learn through many of the same techniques used on the degree, and familiarise yourself with Sheffield Hallam and its facilities.
You learn through
  • lectures
  • seminars
  • problem-solving activities
  • group and individual work
  • Applied learning
Degree preparation After the foundation year, you’ll be ready to start the full degree. Airline and Airport Management is a dynamic, engaging and practical course that allows you excellent experience of the aviation industry. Work placements 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. Future careers After you complete the foundation year and full degree, you’ll be prepared for a career in
  • operations management
  • human resource management
  • customer experience management
  • business support
  • sales and marketing


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 will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. Year 1 - Compulsory modules Contemporary Issues Introduction To Business Organisation Management And Delivery 1 Organisation Management And Delivery 2 Self And Stakeholder Management The Practice Of Business In The Events, Food, Hospitality And Tourism Industries Year 2 - Compulsory modules Applied Academic Skills Finance And Data Interpretation Introduction To The Aviation Industry Marketing And Consumer Behaviour For The Aviation Industry Year 3 - Compulsory modules Airline Operations And Pricing Management Airport Operations Management Personal And Professional Development Elective Modules Foreign Language Research Skills Year 4 - Optional modules Placement Year Final year - Compulsory modules Consultancy And Enterprise Challenge Safety And Security Management In Aviation Strategic Management For Airline And Airport Development

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How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Additional entry requirements


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

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IELTS (Academic)6If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.

Unistats information

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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 £15860 Year 1
International £15860 Year 1

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Sponsorship information

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

Airline and Airport Management with Foundation Year at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS