Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Sustainable Aviation

The University's Centre for Aviation Transport and the Environment (CATE) has been very influential upon the growth and development of the industry both regionally and globally. Key contributions include the United Nations Global Atmosphere Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on Aviation and the Environment. Consequently, the course has access to many of the tools and expertise necessary to assess the environmental impacts of aviation. This MSc examines the role of the air transport industry in supporting city and regional development as well as the positive and negative economic, social, community and environmental impacts of aviation. It provides training in the science and business of aviation and gives the opportunity to investigate and carry out real projects allied to aviation, the economy and the environment.

Entry requirements

Many applicants will already be actively employed within the aviation sector. Other applicants will require at least a 2nd-Class UK Honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant environmental or business subject area. These applicants may be offered a vocationally based Master's project.

Course modules

Modules include: Policy for sustainable development; sustainability and air transport; environmental management at airports; research design and methods; project.

Assessment methods

Continual assessment via essays, reports, briefing papers, case studies, posters, oral presentations and dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Manchester Campus Manchester M15 6BH North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 247 6969