Aviation Management is a unique specialisation offered by only a few universities around the world and is tailored to meet the needs of the fast-growing aviation industry.
The Bachelor in Aviation management is a four-year programme designed in line with international standards. The programme aims to provide a high quality business education with a strong focus on the aviation industry. The curriculum is carefully designed to integrate 17 core business modules with 16 specialised major courses that focus on topics related to airline and airport management as well as seven general courses and three elective courses, 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 aviation, business and general courses such as route and fleet planning, airline operations, airport operations, accounting & finance, marketing, organizational behavior and human resource management as well as some general modules. The emphasis is on application to aviation organisations, and the learning environment will incorporate industry visits and guests speakers, wherever possible to give you a real life aspect to your learning. Your assessments will be based on local and global aviation business organsiations.
You will study 17 core business modules, 19 aviation modules and 7 general modules over the 4 year period. 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 aviation business management fields and will be qualified to pursue post graduate studies.
|Depending on course duration, there are two possible exit awards available:|
|1 Year||Diploma in Aviation Management (DAM) OR|
|2 Years||Higher Diploma in Aviation Management (HDAM)|
The Bachelor of Arts in Aviation Management award is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education..
You have two opportunities to join this programme, either in the Fall semester (August / September) or in the Spring semester (January / February).
The Bachelor of Aviation Management will equip you with knowledge and skills to prepare you for employment or further study in Aviation Management at post graduate level.
Indicative Study Schedule
|Semesters||Course Title||Course Type|
|Semester One||English 101||General|
|Introduction to IT||General|
|Maths for Business||Business|
|Introduction to Business||Business|
|Introduction to the Air Transport Industry||Aviation Management|
|Introduction to Marketing||Business|
|Semester Three||Innovation & Entrepreneurship||Business|
|Advanced Communication Studies||Business|
|Introduction to Organisational Behaviour||Business|
|Aviation Geography||Aviation Management|
|Introduction to Airport Operations||Aviation Management|
|Semester Four||Introduction to Airline Operations||Aviation Management|
|Human Resources Management||Business|
|Air Transport Team Project||Aviation Management|
|Introduction to Air Transport Quality and Safety||Aviation Management|
|Semester Five||Management Information Systems||Aviation Management|
|Introduction to Financial Management||Business|
|Aircraft Design and Performance||Aviation Management|
|Introduction to Business Law||Elective|
|Semester Six||Management Accounting||Business|
|Strategic Airport Management||Aviation Management|
|Contracts and Negotiation in Air Transport||Aviation Management|
|Air Transport Economics||Aviation Management|
|Human Factors in Aviation||Elective|
|Semester Seven||Exploring Corporate Strategy||Business|
|Research Project||Aviation Management|
|Airline Management||Aviation Management|
|Semester Eight||Advanced Air Transport Quality and Safety||Aviation Management|
|Airline Route and Fleet Planning||Aviation Management|
|Air Transport Management||Aviation Management|
|Cross Cultural Studies||General|
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||70,200 per year|