The MSc Air Transport Operations and Management is designed to meet the increasing demand for aviation professionals within the expanding air transport operations sector of this global industry.
You will receive a thorough grounding in management principles, practices and techniques which are strongly contextualised to aviation business applications, especially through case studies.
This Masters course aims to produce highly motivated, innovative and creative graduates with the professional abilities and managerial potential necessary to compete for employment in a wide range of worthwhile careers within this exciting industry.
You will be taught by a mix of aviation and management specialists
You will benefit from guest lectures, industrial visits and group working
Modules cover specific operational management practices required to provide effective airport and ground operations, and airline services, including quality and safety management
To achieve the award of MSc you will need to complete a major individual research project
It is possible to study individual modules for personal or professional development, or work towards the PgCert, PgDip or full Masters degree
Core modules may include Operations management; Corporate and competitive strategy. You will also choose one option modules which may include: Airline crisis and active safety management; Aircraft maintenance operations and management
Core modules may include: Strategic marketing; Quality and safety management. You will also choose one option module which may include: Airport infrastructure and ground operations management; Airline flight operations and fleet planning.
To achieve the award of MSc you must complete a research dissertation
This course is available at Perth College UHI, Crieff Road, Perth, PH1 2NX
BEng (Hons) Aircraft Engineering http://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/courses/beng-hons-aircraft-engineering
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How to apply
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An exciting and diverse student life awaits our international students. Choose to study in one of the larger urban centres of the region, such as Perth, Inverness or Elgin, or in one of the smaller towns or island communities, including the Western and Northern Isles. http://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/international
English Language Requirements
Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The standard English Language criteria to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands
are detailed on our English language requirements page http://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/international/how-to-apply-to-uhi/english-language-requirements
UK equivalent Honours degree at level 2:1, and not less than level 2:2 in a science, engineering or technology discipline, or an equivalent professional qualification. Candidates with significant professional experience within the airline industry will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants will be required to provide academic references prior to admission and where appropriate employer references to support their application. International students require an IELTS score of 6.5 or above or other appropriate English Language Qualification with a minimum score of 6 in each of the 4 language skills tested – listening, reading, writing and speaking.
Per academic year Masters Scottish/EU £4680, Rest of UK £5850, International £9720 per module Scottish/EU £520, Rest of UK £650, International £1080