University of Westminster

University of Westminster

Air Transport Planning and Management

This course is designed to provide students with greater knowledge of the air transport industry and help them progress into senior roles in management, operations and commercial planning of airlines, airports, government departments and aviation-related businesses such as aircraft manufacturing, finance and consultancy. Study provides a strong theoretical and analytical basis, coupled with the application of many practical techniques and strategies. Modules on this course are taught in blocks of 5 days at a time to enable international participants to travel efficiently to London several times a year. Students take 6 taught modules in total (over 12 to 16 months on the full-time course or 2 to 3 years on the part-time course) and complete a research dissertation.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree (2.2 or above) or its equivalent, or alternatively, evidence of further education and relevant professional experience. Candidates whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.5. Applications from candidates without formal qualifications but with professional qualifications or substantial (normally at least 3 years) relevant work experience in the air transport industry are welcomed.

Course modules

Core modules: air transport economics; air transport forecasting and market research; air transport management and operations; research dissertation; option modules: air transport policy and planning; airline marketing and business models; airport finance and strategy.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time January 2017 - 12 months
MSc Block-release January 2017 - 24 months
MSc Block-release September 2017 - 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 24 months
MSc Full-time January 2018 - 12 months
MSc Block-release January 2018 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Marylebone Camden NW1 5LS South East

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