City, University of London

City, University of London

Aircraft Maintenance Management

The MSc in Aircraft Maintenance Management will help experienced aviation industry personnel to develop their knowledge of the complex disciplines required to enable full understanding of the technical, operational and financial pressures impacting on flight operations.

Entry requirements

Applicants should be employed in the air transport industry for the duration of the course and should have at least two years of experience in a position of professional responsibility in aircraft maintenance at the time of application. Applicants should hold an Aircraft Engineer Licence or a relevant lower second class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution and a Category B or C Aircraft Maintenance Engineers' Licence or military equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: airline maintenance; airworthiness; airline operational regulatory compliance. Elective modules: active safety management; crisis management; safety risk management; safety management tools and methods; human resource management; airline operations; psychology in aviation management; airports and ground handling; air accident investigation; air transport economics; airline maintenance; airline business; airline marketing; airline revenue management and finance; developing a business plan; financial accounting; fleet planning; sustainable aviation; leadership in organisations; review of quality, safety and aviation business functions.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed through coursework, examinations and a final dissertation. The pass mark is 50 percent in each case. Students attaining an average mark of 65% for both modules and dissertation will be passed with Merit. Those achieving 70% will be passed with Distinction.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 13,500 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 13,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 7040 5060