London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

**Why study this course?**

This innovative Masters programme focuses on e'commerce and e'strategies for managing the aviation system in the 21st century. Our curriculum is designed to help you establish a career in civil aviation, with this degree you'll be one step ahead in the industry. You'll learn about all the new systems and technologies of aviation, ensuring you have the most up'to'date knowledge, in a sector that's constantly evolving.

**More about this course**

This MSc provides a platform for you to launch your career. Studying at London Met, you'll have access to a uniquely focused programme. Our specialised tutors will guide you through the course, offering research and careers advice to give you the best career prospects after graduating. We have an IATA approved lecturer as part of our established academic team.

You'll learn from case studies, simulation, and guest lectures. Enhancing this is an active, student'led aviation society, where you can learn about all the latest news and trends of aviation, hear from expert workers of the industry and attend social events with your peers.

There are also oppotunities to engage in field courses in locations such as the USA, Dubai and Toulouse, to reinforce learning outcomes.

Your learning is supported by our library, which has relevant core textbooks and access to specialist databases and journals.

We have professional links to the Royal Aeronautical Society (REAS), Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, (CILT) and, National Air Traffic Control (NATS). Such bodies offer an extensive coursework library section and, careers information linked to our curriculum and reading lists to ensure that they offer the full range of expected texts to support our courses.

Careers and advice sessions are offered by our academic staff with industry links, supported by careers workshops and planning sessions from established industry working partners. Graduate careers could range from commercial route management, airline management, head of ground operations or business continuity manager.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
Master of Science - MSc (PG) £8,600 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
Master of Science - MSc (PG) £1,000 Home Fees

Qualifications required:

  • You will be required to have a minimum of a 2.2 (or equivalent) in a related subject discipline.
  • The course is also open to professionals working within the aviation industry already but without necessarily having an undergraduate degree. However you will be expected to have a minimum of two years related work experience at managerial level within the industry. This will need to be confirmed by two letters of reference. Entrants onto the PG Masters course via this means will also be expected to submit a CV in support of their application.
  • If applicants have experience which falls outside of this remit and is non-standard we would like to invite you to interview / Skype interview for a more detailed discussion relating to their application.
  • A full university application form will need to be submitted which includes a detailed statement to support your application to the course. You should also submit an up-to-date CV and copies of awards / professional qualifications.