29 March, 2023 | Posted by Colm McDonnell

What will you Learn from a BSc (Hons) Airline, Airport and Aviation Management Degree?

What will you Learn from a BSc (Hons) Airline, Airport and Aviation Management Degree?

Ranging from technological excellence to aviation engineering to the management of global airlines and airport hubs, aviation is an exciting and fast-paced industrial sector.

Gaining a degree qualification in Airline, Airport and Aviation Management is an innovative career path that focuses on giving you a critical understanding and the skills for managing in the world of aviation.

Essential knowledge for a career in the aviation industry

You will learn about the global business environment in which airlines and airports operate. Over the course of the three years, you will develop proficiency in the core business skills of economics, marketing, finance, and human resources.

Areas of study include airport management, air cargo services, commercial planning for airlines, airline and airport strategic management, and airport planning to name but a few.

Develop transferable business skills

Integral to this course is the development of essential skills and knowledge necessary to become an aviation professional with a number of possible career routes, including airline operations, engineering management and airline strategy. We place emphasis on advancing your decision-making skills on an operational, international, and strategic level.

Although you will specialise in airline, airport and aviation management, this course will also equip you with transferable skills that are necessary for a career in international business management. These skills are developed through engagement with real-life and virtual business challenges, providing you with the opportunity to study core aspects of management and leadership that are relevant in any business.

Learn from the experts

This honours degree is delivered by a team of expert tutors who are all experienced in the aviation industry and experienced educators. Our lecturers have excellent links with members of the aviation community, and they’re perfectly placed to offer you career advice specific to the sector. You will have personal one-to-one support from a personal academic tutor who is there to support you throughout your learning journey to achieve your personal best.

This multidisciplinary course will focus on giving you a firm academic base in the core disciplines of aviation management, with a particular focus on the international business setting. It will help you develop an understanding of the global business environment in which airlines and airports operate through the study of economics, human resources, marketing and finance. You will learn about the latest systems and technologies of aviation, ensuring you have the most up-to-date knowledge, in a sector that’s constantly evolving.

Exploring the sustainability context, and how business practices will need to evolve to reflect the realities of operating within a globalised trading system that is striving to apply sustainability principles is a key benefit of studying this programme. This is an important area of increasing scrutiny for airlines and airports.

Get in Contact

If you are interested in any of our Travel & Tourism degrees or courses, you can check out our department page here.

If you are interested in choosing the course for the career you want, you can book a consultation call with our expert Travel & Tourism advisor Brandon McLean here, email brandon.mclean@portobelloinstitute.com or call 01 892 0035.

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