University of West London

Degree level: Undergraduate

Air Transport Management (Airline and Airport Specialist) with Placement

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Course summary

Are you looking for an aviation management degree with strong industry links, taught by experienced academics? The BSc (Hons) Air Transport Management course provides you with the knowledge and skills required to pursue a leadership management role within the aviation industry. You will learn about various aspects of aviation including:

  • the theory of flight
  • how airlines transport passengers and goods around the world
  • how airports welcome and process millions of passengers
  • how the air traffic control system works
  • how the industry ensures safety and security on every flight.
You will learn about the practice of managing people and resources and have the opportunity to practise your knowledge and understanding by completing a placement year in industry. The course features interaction with industry through guest lectures, field visits and case studies. This is the perfect way to start your career in the world of aviation.


This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge of managing the aviation industry through a set of unique and exciting modules covering the broad air transport industry. You will have the opportunity to learn about how airlines and airports are managed, dive deeper into the world of flight operations, safety and accident investigation and learn about the latest technology being used by airlines, airports, air traffic controllers and aircraft manufacturers. The knowledge and skills gained on the course will set you up for an exciting career in the aviation, freight, travel or transport industry and enable you to step into numerous business and management roles. Modules: Year One • The Aviation Professional • Introduction to Air Transport Management • Aircraft Operations and Flight Planning • Air Passenger Experience • Air Transport Finance and Business Strategy • Specialised Air Transport Operations. Year Two • Air Transport Network and Operations • Air Accident Investigation and Safety • Aviation Technology and Innovation • Talent Management and Leadership • Digital Marketing and Revenue Management • Applied Research Methods. Year Three • Airline Route Development and Operations • Sustainable Aviation and the Environment • Airline Maintenance and Fleet Management • Aviation Strategy and Commercial Analysis • Dissertation.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE (or recognised equivalent) English and Mathematics at Grade C or above

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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
International £14250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Further information regarding fees can be found at
Air Transport Management (Airline and Airport Specialist) with Placement at University of West London - UCAS