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Course summary

Why study this course? The Airline and Airport Corporate Management MSc focuses on e-commerce and e-strategies for managing the aviation system in the 21st century. Our curriculum is designed to help you establish a career in civil aviation, with this degree you'll be one step ahead in the industry. You'll learn about all the new systems and technologies of aviation, ensuring you have the most up-to-date knowledge in a sector that's constantly evolving. More about this course This MSc provides a platform for you to launch your career. Our specialised tutors will guide you through the course, offering research and careers advice to give you the best career prospects after graduating. We have an International Air Transport Association (IATA) approved lecturer as part of our established academic team. You'll learn from case studies, simulation and guest lectures. Enhancing this is an active, student-led aviation society, where you can learn about all the latest news and trends of aviation, hear from expert workers of the industry and attend social events with your peers. There are also opportunities to engage in field courses in locations such as the USA, Dubai and Toulouse, to reinforce learning outcomes. Your learning is supported by our library, which has relevant core textbooks and access to specialist databases and journals. We have professional links to the Royal Aeronautical Society (REAS), Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, (CILT) and National Air Traffic Control (NATS). Such bodies offer an extensive coursework library section and careers information linked to our curriculum, as well as reading lists to ensure that they offer the full range of expected texts to support our courses. Careers and advice sessions are offered by our academic staff with industry links, supported by careers workshops and planning sessions from established industry working partners. Graduate careers could range from commercial route management, airline management, head of ground operations or business continuity manager.

Modules

Example modules include: Consultancy Project; Dissertation; Work Placement; Strategic Aviation Management and Operations; Sustainability in Global Companies; Safety Management Systems in Aviation; Economics of International Trade; Environmental Economics and Investment; E-Commerce Strategy for Aviation; Aviation Finance and Forecasting; International Project Management Practice; International Logistics; Leading and Developing People; Digital Marketing and Social Media.

Assessment method

Throughout the course, both formative and summative assessment will be used and the assessment programme will be designed to ensure that the learning activities and assessment tasks are aligned to modules learning outcomes. Students will be assessed via individual and group presentations, essays, case studies, reports, research proposals and a final project research report. It is expected that students will have 2 assessments for each module with the exception of the final project where just one assessment is expected.


Entry requirements

You will be required to have a minimum of a 2.2 (or equivalent) in a related subject discipline. The course is also open to professionals working within the aviation industry already but without necessarily having an undergraduate degree. However you will be expected to have a minimum of two years related work experience at managerial level within the industry. This will need to be confirmed by two letters of reference. Entrants onto the PG Masters course via this means will also be expected to submit a CV in support of their application. If applicants have experience which falls outside of this remit and is non-standard we would like to invite you to interview / Skype interview for a more detailed discussion relating to their application. A full university application form will need to be submitted which includes a detailed statement to support your application to the course. You should also submit an up-to-date CV and copies of awards / professional qualifications.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £1170 Module
Northern Ireland £1170 Module
Scotland £1170 Module
Wales £1170 Module
EU £2020 Module
International £2020 Module
Channel Islands £2020 Module
Republic of Ireland £2020 Module

Additional fee information

Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things like equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees. Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful (for example, optional field trips). The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.
Airline and Airport Corporate Management at London Metropolitan University - UCAS