City University London

Course Introduction

This course is for professionals working in the operating, maintenance, support and regulatory sectors of the aviation industry, both civilian and military. The objective of air safety management is to achieve and maintain an acceptable level of safety within the context of increasing air traffic, wider commercial competition and a greater focus on cost consciousness. Successful safety management involves staff at all levels in aircraft operations, aircraft design and manufacture, airports, air traffic control, ground handling and maintenance and private flying.

Course Modules

Core modules: Active safety management; crisis management; safety risk management; safety management tools and methods; airline operational regulatory compliance; human resource management; airline operations; psychology in aviation management; airports and ground handling; air accident investigation; air transport economics; airline maintenance; airline business; airline marketing; airline revenue management and finance; developing a business plan; financial accounting; fleet planning; sustainable aviation; airworthiness; leaders in organisations; review of quality, safety and aviation business functions; aviation law.

Course Additional Entry

Applicants should be employed in the aviation industry for the duration of the course and should have at least two years of experience in a position of professional responsibility at the time of application. Applicants should hold an Air Transport Pilot's Licence, Aircraft Engineer Licence, Air Traffic Controller Licence or a relevant lower second class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 - 3 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £13,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 - 3 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £13,500  Academic year. First year home fees