City, University of London

City, University of London

Air Safety Management

This programme is for those who have been working within the aviation industry (for at least two years), and have a primary interest in its safety. Current students include pilots, air traffic controllers, maintenance staff, engineers and the majority have a license/professional education. We also welcome students with a military background. This Air Safety Management MSc programme is tailored towards those working who cannot attend regular university schedules. The programme is designed to deliver individual success. First initiated by the Honourable Company of Airline Pilots (HCAP) to increase the career opportunities of aircrew, today the programme is recognised as a key resource within the aviation safety industry and as a benchmark for innovation.

Entry requirements

Applicants should be employed in the aviation industry for the duration of the course and should have at least two years of experience in a position of professional responsibility at the time of application.

Applicants should hold an Air Transport Pilot's Licence, Aircraft Engineer Licence, Air Traffic Controller Licence or a relevant lower second class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution.

Other suitable qualifications
If you do not qualify for direct entry, our partner INTO City, University of London offers academic preparation programmes which focus on the skills you need. Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma in Science and Engineering at INTO City, University of London means guaranteed progression to this degree.

Course modules

Core modules:
Active Safety Management (EPM836);
Crisis Management (EPM828);
Safety Risk Management (EPM973)

Elective modules:
Airline Operations (EPM825);
Air Transport Economics (EPM823);
Airline Business (EPM831);
Human Resource Management (EPM822);
Psychology in Aviation Management (EPM966);
Airline Marketing (EPM821);
Airline Operational Regulatory Compliance (EPM825);
Fleet Planning (EPM829);
Developing a Business Plan (EPM969);
Financial Accounting (EPM824);
Sustainable Aviation (EPM975);
Airports and Ground Handling (EPM968);
Airworthiness (EPM897);
Airline Maintenance (EPM906);
Airline Revenue Management, Pricing and Distribution (EPM972);
Safety Management - Tools and Methods (EPM833);
Air Accident Investigation (EPM970);
Leadership in Organisations (EPM971);
Aviation Law (EPM978);
Future Aviation (EPM980)

Assessment methods

Assessment is made through a combination of coursework and examination.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 14,100 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 14,100 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 14,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 14,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 14,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square Islington EC1V 0HB South East

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