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Executive Education BSc (Hons) in Air Transport Management (Top Up)


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

The BSc (Honours) in Air Transport Management is a one-year top-up programme delivered in full-time and part-time modes, that is designed to ‘top up ‘students’ existing vocational qualifications (e.g. UAE Higher Diploma, UK Higher National Diploma, Air Transport Pilot License) to a bachelor’s degree. It has been 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 courses with more specialised Air Transport Management courses that focus on topics relevant to aviation, airline and airport management, as detailed in the illustrative study plan.

Why enrol on this programme?

Students will gain understanding of how the aviation sector operates, the challenges involved in managing a business within this sector and key success factors. Students will study a variety of business and specialist air transport management courses.


The BSc (Honours) in Air Transport Management award is conferred by Coventry University, UK and recognised by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), Dubai. 

Career Prospects

Graduates of the BSc (Honours) in Air Transport Management are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to be prepared for employment within various air transport organisations such as airlines and airports.


One Year

Mode Of Delivery

There are two delivery modes:

  • A full- time delivery mode with three modules delivered each semester over two semesters.
  • Or a part-time delivery mode with 6 courses delivered over a period of one year. The courses will be completed independently, with one course every two months, delivered in 5 consecutive day blocks over 40 hours.
  • Airline & Airport Management
  • Project Management
  • Aviation Strategy & Planning
  • Human Factors in Aviation
  • Airline Route & Fleet Planning
  • Aviation Research Project

The above course schedule is subject to change

  • Higher National Diploma BTEC Level 5 Business Management or equivalent. Candidates will normally be expected to hold a Higher National Diploma from Emirates Aviation University or an equivalent qualification from another institute offering similar programmes.
  • Successful completion of 240 credits (including 120 credits at level 2) of relevant modules from the BBA Aviation Management programme at Emirates Aviation University, including essential pre-requisites.
  • Commercial Pilot’s Licence (with frozen ATPL).
  • LAME Engineers, GCAA, EASA or equivalent licence
  • Candidates will require a minimum IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent for admission on to this programme.

For  professional  advice  on  entry  requirements,  please  contact  EAU    Admissions  on  +971 46050122 / +971 46050124 /+971 46050127/+971 46050174 or e-mail:  

Application Fee* Registration Fee* Tuition Fees (AED)
N/A 2,625 84,000 per year


*Tuition Fees inclusive of VAT 5%

How to Apply?

For  information  on  how  to  apply  for  a  course  at  Emirates  Aviation University, see our Admissions Guide