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Why choose this course?
In your final year of study, you will undertake a research project of your own choosing related to the aviation industry, putting into practice the academic theory you have obtained and your work experience.
Career and study progression
- British Airways
- Virgin Atlantic Airways
- London City Airport
- London Heathrow.
- MA International Tourism and Aviation Management
- MA International Tourism and Aviation Management with Internship.
Year one (Level 4) modules
- The Aviation Experience
- Principles of Management and Leadership
- Introduction to Airline and Airport Management
- Academic Development and Employability
- Aviation Travel Geography
- Introduction to Accounting and Finance.
Year two (Level 5) modules
- Managing Human Resources
- Airline and Airport Operations Management
- Sales and Marketing
- Aviation Law for Managers
- Research Methods for Managers.
Plus one option from:
- Human Factors in Aviation
- Air Cargo Operations.
Year three (Level 6) modules
- Strategic Airport Planning and Development
- Aviation Policy and Strategy
- Air Route Planning
- Service Industries Dissertation
- Contemporary Aviation Issues and Management of Change
112 UCAS tariff points from Level 3 qualifications.
These can include:
- A Levels at grade B, B and C, or above
- BTEC Extended Diploma with Distinction, Merit, Merit
- Access to HE Diploma
You also need GCSE English and Maths (grade A*-C) or Level 2 equivalents.
You also need GCSE English and Maths (grade 9 – 4 / A* - C) or Level 2 equivalents.
Mature applicants (aged 21+): If you do not hold the above qualifications but possess relevant work experience, you are invited to apply. Your application will be considered on an individual basis.
Level 5 entry
If you wish to enter directly at level 5 of this course you will be required to follow procedures in accordance with the university regulations. The demonstration of appropriate knowledge, competencies and relevant industrial experience is required and will be considered by the relevant university board. You are an ideal candidate for entry at this level if you have a 120 undergraduate credit at level 4 or a CertHE in a related subject area.
Level 6 entry
If you wish to enter directly at level 6 of this course you will be required to follow procedures in accordance with the university regulations. The demonstration of appropriate knowledge, competencies and relevant industrial experience is required and will be considered by the relevant university board. You are an ideal candidate for entry at this level if you have a 240 undergraduate credits (at level 4 and 5), a DipHE, Foundation Degree or HND in a related subject area.
International entry criteria
International students need to meet our English language requirement at IELTS 6.0 or above and a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening).
In some countries where teaching is in English, we may accept local qualifications.
About the School
The University of West London not only provides a high quality education closely linked to employment, but puts the student at the heart of a friendly and supportive community.