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Air Transport Management BSc (Hons) (Top-up)

The Air Transport Management BSc (Hons) will enable you to build on prior knowledge of the aviation sector and develop an in-depth awareness of the factors facing the industry, providing you with the opportunity to refine your skills and attributes to a higher level to enhance your career prospects.

Course Level:
Level 6
Duration:
1 Year (FT)
Study Time:
Campus:
The Aviation Academy (leeds Bradford Airport)
UCAS Code:
M854
Institution Code:
C88
Validated by:
The Open University

Overview

You can benefit from our connections to local flying schools and our specific aviation skills based academies, which provide you with technical skills, knowledge and attitude which enable you to progress into the Aviation industry.  Your studies are supported throughout by our partnership with Jet2.com and Jet2holidays and other key organisations including Leeds Bradford Airport.

All members of the course teaching team have significant experience in a variety of aviation-related disciplines, including tutors who have been directly employed in the sector in management roles. This close involvement with aviation combines with a broad knowledge of the fundamental principles of business to bring breadth and depth to the teaching. The resulting balance in course content should greatly assist graduates as they progress directly to relevant careers in the aviation industry.

Teaching and learning will take place through a combination of lectures and seminars providing an opportunity to share knowledge and experience and providing a forum for discussion, debate and exploration of issues.  In addition to timetabled sessions, 10-12 hours of personal study will be required each week. You will be expected to become resourceful and entrepreneurial and to take responsibility for your own learning. Independent research, reporting on own reading, one to one guidance and small group discussion will help you progress.  Your independent study is supported by the Learning Hubs at the Aviation Academy and Aireville Campus, in addition to the College’s Specialist Support Centre.

Modules

The module map provides a list of the modules you will study during the course; four x 20 credit, plus one x 40 credit modules (120 credits) are studied at Level 6.

Level 6

Semester Module Title Credits Formal Assessment
1 Innovation & Change Management in Aviation 20 Report
1 Critical perspectives of the Service Sector 20 Report
2 Business Strategy in the Aviation Industry 20 Report
2 Disaster Management in the Air Transport Industry 20 Case Study and Reflective Report
2 Dissertation (40 credits) 40 Dissertation Report

Further information on feedback, pass marks and classifications can be found in Regulations for Awards Validated by The Open University.

Entry Requirements

  • 240 credits from Aviation Management & Operations – Pilot Studies FD or Aviation Management & Operations FD or other Level 5 qualification in a relevant subject area
  • Clear DBS check
Progression
Career

Your choices may include:

  • Graduate Schemes – British Airways, EasyJet, Jet2.com
  • Aviation Management
  • Air Transportation
Academic

Your choices may include:

  • Air Transport Management MSc
  • International Management in Aviation MSc
  • Commercial Aviation MSc
  • Post-graduate Degree