University of Westminster

Course Introduction

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.

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.

Course Additional Entry

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.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 years
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £8,000  Academic year. First year home fees