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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

    University College Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Flexible learning

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**OVERVIEW****Airlines welcomed more than 4.5 billion passengers in 2019, while global cities, ‘mega-regions’ and emerging destinations have experienced phenomenal growth in aviation development. Devised in response to these trends, our Aviation and Airport Management top-up degree will build on your existing industry knowledge and help get your career flying in this dynamic sector.**Designed for anyone who has previously studied a relevant subject (up to Level 5), this top-up course will enhance your understanding of global aviation and the industry’s contribution to national economies. Studying at a recognised Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) Centre of Excellence, you’ll also have access to University College Birmingham’s stunning Aviation and Tourism Suite, offering state-of-the-art simulation facilities including a mock plane cabin.Our course gives you the chance to travel overseas and undertake a project examining the impact of aviation connectivity. With nearby Birmingham Airport’s £500 million expansion plan to become the ‘Midlands Gateway to the World’, there is also a wealth of practical opportunities right on your doorstep.**WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?**- **Residential visit** – Gain unique industry insight by undertaking an overseas project, with essential trip costs covered by the University – past destinations have included Dubai and Istanbul- **Practical application** – Put your theory into practice working on real aviation projects and studying in our cutting-edge Aviation and Tourism Suite- **Specialise your studies** – Develop specialist knowledge of an area of the aviation industry that interests you for your final research project- **Industry approved** – Study at an ITT Centre of Excellence, with enrichment opportunities available including tourism and travel industry events on campus**FACILITIES**Students on our aviation courses have access to outstanding simulation facilities in our Aviation and Tourism Suite, featuring a state-of-the-art mock plane cabin as well as check-in areas, a working security gate and Galileo GDS system for training students.You will also have the chance to develop new skills in our Digital Creative Studio, featuring state-of-the-art video and audio production facilities including a video production studio with 4K cameras and green screen technology. The studio also hosts audio podcasting, vision mixing and editing facilities, as well as high-spec computers with Adobe Creative Cloud software and graphics tablets.**ACCREDITATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS**University College Birmingham is a recognised Institute of Travel and Tourism Centre of Excellence.This course has been developed with extensive input from industry experts, including Swissport.**PLACEMENTS**We encourage students on our top-up course to gain work experience throughout your studies.**CAREERS AND PROGRESSION**Examples of careers you could pursue following this course:- Airport operations manager- Passenger transport manager- Sustainability manager- Transport planner- Business development manager- Regional sales managerYou could also progress onto one of our postgraduate courses at University College Birmingham.- **Please refer to our website for the latest updates to this 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.


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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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