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Applied Bachelor in Air Transport Management

The Applied Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Air Transport Management programme provides learners with an opportunity to gain an insight into all aspects of aviation management including airline and airport management, aviation strategy together with a solid foundation in essential business practice.

The BSc in Air Transport Management is a three-year programme designed in line with international standards and aims to provide a high quality business education with a strong focus on the aviation industry. The curriculum is carefully designed to integrate core business modules with more specialised Air Transport modules that focus on topics related to airline and airport management, as detailed in the illustrative study schedule below.

Why enrol on this programme?

You will gain understanding of how the aviation sector operates, the challenges involved in managing a business within this sector and what makes it successful. You will study a variety of  business and aviation modules such as accounting, economic environment, finance, marketing, organizational behavior and human resource management as well as specialist aviation and air transport management modules. The emphasis is on application aviation and air transport organisations, and the learning environment will incorporate industry visits and guests speakers, wherever possible to give you a real life vocational aspect to your learning. Your assessments will be based on local and global business organsiations with a vocational context.

Programme Delivery

You will study 9 mandatory modules in the first year, 8 mandatory modules in the second year plus 4 electives, followed by 6 mandatory modules in the final year.  You will have a combination of classroom lectures which includes ample opportunity for you to participate in group activities, individual assignments, case study analysis, presentations, role plays and debates etc. This ensures that you will be prepared for employment in a variety of air transport and aviation fields and will be qualified to pursue post graduate studies.


The Applied Bachelor of Science in Air Transport Management award is conferred by Emirates Aviation University and Coventry University, UK and recognised by the National Qualifications Authority – UAE.

Student Intake

You have two opportunities to join this programme, either in the Fall semester (August / September) or in the Spring semester (January / February).

Career Prospects

The Applied Bachelor in Air Transport Management will equip you with knowledge and skills to prepare you for employment with airlines, airports, ground services operators and fixed base operations or further study in Air Transport Management at post graduate level.

Indicative Study Schedule


Semesters Module
  Mandatory Electives
  YEAR 1: All 9 modules mandatory (semesters 1 & 2)
Semester One Introduction to Business  
Advanced Communication Studies  
Semester Two Math for Business  
Introduction to Organisational Behaviour  
Introduction to Marketing  
Introduction to the Air Transport Industry  
Financial Accounting  
  YEAR 2: 7 mandatory modules and 2 electives (semesters 3 & 4)
 Semester Three Introduction to Airline Operations  Aviation Geography/International Tourism 
Introduction to Airport Operations  Contracts and Negotiations in Air Transport 
Air Transport Team Project  Human Resource Management 
Introduction to Air Transport Quality and Safety   Introduction to Financial Management 
Semester Four Aircraft Design and Performance  Internship
Statistics 1  Introduction to Business Law
Air Transport Economics  
Aviation Strategy and Planning  
  YEAR 3: 4 mandatory and 2 electives* (semesters 5 & 6)
Semester Five Project Management  
Airline and Airport Management  
*Human Factors in Aviation  
*Human Factors in Aviation  
Semester Six Aviation Management Project  
Aviation Strategy and Planning  
*Airline Route and Fleet Planning Or *Business Simulation


The above schedule is subject to change


Applicants are expected to have the following:

  • High School Certificate – An officially certified secondary school certificate or equivalent, with a minimum total average score of 80%; scores between 70-79% will be subject to an interview
  • Original TOEFL (iBT) score of 61 and above or IELTS (Academic) score of 5.0 and above


Application Fee* Registration Fee* Tuition Fees (AED)
200 2,300 80,200 per year