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Course summary

If you are passionate about all things aviation and dream about turning this into a diverse career, then studying Aviation Management will give you the knowledge and practical experience to succeed in this fast-paced and exciting sector. A perfect fit for today’s dynamic and diverse aviation industry, Aviation Management programme 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. 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. As a BNU student, you will be able to join the Aviation Society where you’ll have the ability to attend a variety events and experiences. 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 you to experience real-life airport scenarios, developing your abilities in airfield planning and operations, and crisis and emergency management. We have access to the FlightGlobal software programme. We are classed as an Educational Establishment with Airports Council International Europe through our membership, giving you free access to the latest aviation news and developments. We’re part of the London Heathrow Skills Partnership – this means what you study is influenced by the UK’s largest airport and you’ll be one of the first to hear about opportunities. 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.

Modules

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

Application codes

Course code:
N857
Institution code:
B94
Campus name:
Buckinghamshire New University
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
No data
Student satisfaction
90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
Go onto work and study

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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 £15000* Year 1
International £15000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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 at Buckinghamshire New University - UCAS