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Buckinghamshire New University: Aviation Operations and Management (Distance Learning)

Institution Buckinghamshire New University
Department School of Aviation and Security
Telephone 0330 123 2023
Study type Taught


Whether you’re a recent aviation graduate or have experience working in the sector, our MSc in Aviation Operations and Management is ideal for those who are looking to advance their career prospects in this area.

With over 20 years’ experience in delivering aviation degrees, we have a strong track-record of helping students enhance their knowledge of this global industry. Our collaboration with ICAO, CAA and our wide network of associate contributors will provide you with the opportunity to gain the unique insights and skills that you’ll need to be able to contribute to highly effective aviation operation management.

The distance learning option is delivered through synchronous and asynchronous sessions, allowing you to study alongside your career or if you do not with to travel to the UK to study.

If you are a member of the Armed Forces, you may be able eligible to received funding for this programme under the UK Ministry of Defence Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) scheme – our ELCAS number is 1682.

Why study this subject? Aviation continues to develop and grow in response to economic, environmental and market needs.

In the face of technological advances, challenge and disruption alongside that growth, there is strong demand for capable managers and leaders who possess high-level knowledge and analytical thinking skills who are equipped and able to take businesses and their employees forward.

This course is suited to those who are either interested in moving into the airline industry, for example you may be a recent graduate with a degree from a related programme or may have general management experience. Additionally, you may already be in the aviation sector working for an airline or airport and want to broaden your industry knowledge and management skills with a view to enhancing your career prospects.

Why study at Buckinghamshire New University? The global aviation industry is highly complex and is subject to constant change and challenge in sustaining competitiveness, while offering a safe and efficient passenger experience. Now, more than ever, aviation needs effective and highly capable management and leadership.

This programme will enable you to gain an enhanced level of knowledge, creativity, forward thinking social capabilities and place you in an advantageous position in the industry.

The programme is delivered by both academics and industry professionals, creating a professional environment and forum for the exchange of ideas at postgraduate level. You will complete this master’s level course by undertaking a research module, where you will develop and complete an agreed aviation linked project that best presents your abilities and interests.

To aid your learning, you’ll take part in simulation-based activities to develop team and individual capabilities in the face of challenging scenarios. If you're studying on campus, you’ll also be able to use our library to support your studies, whether you’re looking for the resources you need or just a quiet place to study.

Buckinghamshire New University is a signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant and supports the Armed Forces Community. We recognise the value Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reservists, Veterans, and military families contribute to our business and country.

What will I study? The course examines both general and specific areas of aviation management with modules including: - global aviation leadership and management

  • aviation business

  • globalised aviation industry

  • aviation organisational resilience

  • independent project


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