Discover how the air transport business works and enhance your understanding of dynamic sector. The Air Transport Management MSc has been developed by two leading aviation academics in conjunction with industry partners, to offer a critical, comprehensive and practical understanding of the structure and operation of the international air transport industry. It has been designed to equip future leaders with a range of transferrable and analytical skills that can be directly applied in the workplace.
You will study the many strands to airline operations, including licensing, scheduling, fleet planning, aircraft acquisition, and dealing with irregular operations. You will explore the management and operations of Airports and the key challenges facing the Airport sector, and gain insight business models and strategies that determine the future of the airline industry. You can also tailor the programme to reflect your particular interests or career aspirations through an elective module, and through focus on a particular area of air transport management in your dissertation or business research project.
The programme is suited to both recent graduates and those with existing professional experience who wish to expand their knowledge of the commercial air transport industry. Graduates from this course may choose to pursue roles within airlines, airport operators, air cargo companies, air navigation service providers, national regulators, government agencies and aviation consultancy firms.
- Learn from experienced academics.This programme has been developed by two experienced air transport academics, Professor Lucy Budd and Professor Stephen Ison, who have over 30 years' combined experience of developing and teaching air transport management programmes.
- Gain networking opportunities, with the chance to participate in industry talks and events involving practitioners working in the aviation sector.
- Students enrolling on the programme will be provided with a complimentary copy of the key textbook used on this course, ‘Air Transport Management: An International Perspective’.
- This programme has been specifically developed to meet the needs of air-transport industry employers.