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Aviation Management BSc (Hons)

Coventry University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Aviation Management has been an established subject within Coventry University for over ten years. The current core teaching team consists of an internationally diverse and experienced team of industry practitioners and academics who seek to reflect the global context of the industry.The course is aimed at students who are driven by the desire to work as managers within the aviation industry to support the current and anticipated ongoing global growth in demand for air transportation. It is hoped that many of these graduates will proceed to positions of influence and leadership.Historically, the aviation industry has been resistant to specialist managers. However, growth and an inability to recruit appropriately qualified and experienced people means the industry is starting to look to specific aviation management degrees such as this in order to fill this gap. This course has successfully placed significant numbers of students in industry and the final destinations of graduates reflects an industry wide portfolio of airlines, airports, service providers, consultancies and regulatory bodies.Having achieved its tenth anniversary in 2018, early graduates of this course are starting to achieve senior positions with considerable influence. These alumni, along with insights from our wider industry advisory board and market research, have identified current and emerging skills and capabilities that have influenced the shape and direction of this current programme.This course seeks to provide a range of learning experiences and opportunities to form capable graduates within the field of aviation management; grounded in specialist business and management theory and practice, combined with fundamental knowledge of aeronautical engineering and transportation systems design, informatics and operational research methods. The course has been designed to prepare graduates for current industry requirements, whilst acknowledging its dynamic nature. The course starts with aiming to develop your understanding of the diverse theoretical foundations that underpin the industry, as well as the concept of the industry as an ecosystem. You will be introduced to the complex nature of the interdependencies of the myriad of stakeholders.**Key Course Benefits*** Subscription to the industry-standard online news and database service Flightglobal/pro and Routesonline, providing you with news updates from the aviation sector as it happens.* Student-run Society for Aviation Management (SAM), which organises a range of social and professional activities, including a recent simulated airport disaster event at Coventry Airport.* Fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), offering full exemption from the educational requirements for Chartered Membership on successful completion and the opportunity to enrol as a student affiliate during study.* Study in our state-of-the-art Engineering and Computing building, with access to significant industry simulation software and aviation data sources, Including Airline Business, AirlineOnline, Air Transport World, Arena, Simulate,,, Apex and* Hear from guest speakers from airlines, tour operators, suppliers and air transport consultancies, which have previously included AAIB, ACL Airport Co-ordination Ltd, Air Transport News, Aviation Security International, NSAI, East Midlands Airport, Birmingham Airport Ltd, Seabury, SSA and York Aviation.* Regular programme of hosted site visits at major and regional airlines and airports within the UK and overseas, previously to the Airbus A380 Wing Assembly Plant at Broughton, British Airways OCIC and EPIC Operational Centres at Waterside Heathrow, Birmingham Airport, Bristol Airport, Coventry Airport and

Application deadline

26 January

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Coventry University

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    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Typically more than 13,000 non-UK students study at the university's UK campuses each year, with over 18,000 more studying in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement via the international experience scheme (subject to availability).

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