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Aviation and Airport Management Top-up BA (Hons)

University College Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Flexible learning

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Course snapshot**Airlines welcomed more than 4.5 billion passengers in 2019, while global cities, ‘mega-regions’ and emerging destinations have experienced major growth in aviation development. Designed in response to these trends, our Aviation and Airport Management top-up degree at University College Birmingham will expand upon your existing knowledge to help your career take off in the sector. You'll have the chance to travel overseas to undertake an aviation project, as well as applying your skills to practice within state-of-the-art simulation facilities in our stunning new Aviation and Tourism Suite.**Who's the course for?**Designed for anyone who has previously studied a relevant subject (up to Level 5), this course is suitable if you are keen on becoming part of the aviation industry's global development and are interested in working for the likes of international airlines, aviation agencies, in-flight catering companies and international cargo organisations.**Why should I study this course?**- **RESIDENTIAL VISIT** – Gain unique insight into the industry by undertaking an overseas project, with essential trip costs covered by the University – previous destinations have included Dubai and Istanbul- **PRACTICAL APPLICATION** – Put your learning into practice working on real aviation projects and studying in our Aviation and Tourism Suite- **SPECIALISE YOUR STUDIES** – Develop specialist, in-depth knowledge of a subject or issue within the aviation industry that interests you for your final research project- **INDUSTRY APPROVED** – We are a recognised Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) Centre of Excellence and offer opportunities for you to attend conferences and events, as well as applying for professional memberships**Great! Tell me more**As part of your course, you will have access to our outstanding simulation facilities in our brand new Aviation and Tourism Suite. This features a state-of-the-art mock plane cabin, as well as check-in areas and Galileo GDS system for training students.**What skills will I gain?**You will further develop your understanding of the global aviation environment, examining strategic decision-making and problem-solving with a focus on managing change within a dynamic, uncertain and competitive field. You will discover how to devise crisis management and recovery plans in response to industry 'shocks', learn about key aspects impacting the future of aviation and how to identify threats or opportunities when developing planning strategies.Through our range of optional modules, you will also have the opportunity to consolidate your financial planning knowledge, examine tourist destinations within several key contexts, discover how to explore new international marketing opportunities or develop a business proposal.**What about the future?**Our course has been developed to meet the needs of employers in preparing you to enter the aviation industry, with a specific focus on career pathways such as:- Airport ground handling- General aviation operations- Airline management- Airport administration- Corporate aviation managementYou will also have the opportunity to progress onto postgraduate level study, such as our Aviation Management MSc course.

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Academic: A relevant HND or a foundation degree in the areas of Aviation operations, Air Transport Management or Air Transport Operations and Tourism with 240 credits.


University information

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University College Birmingham

  • Campus address

    University College Birmingham, Summer Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B3 1JB, England

25% of the university’s students are from overseas, with undergraduates from around 65 countries across Europe, America, Africa, the Middle East and Far East.
Many of the university’s courses are offered in partnership with the University of Birmingham.

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