Airline, Airport and Aviation Management - BSc (Hons)

Designed in conjunction with senior aviation managers, our Airline, Airport and Aviation
Management BSc degree course recognises the demand in today’s international aviation
community for graduates with sound business skills and a good understanding of the entire
aviation system.

Course details

Aviation is an exciting industrial sector that ranges from the technological excellence of aviation engineering to the management of global airlines and airports.
  • Mode of study: 2 -3 days campus
  • Intake: September , January
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: £9,250 per year
  • Location: London

London Metropolitan University

Course overview

Our 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.

Integral to this course is the development of essential skills and knowledge necessary to become a high-ranking aviation professional in a number of possible career routes, including airline operations management, engineering management and airline strategy. 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.


Entry requirements

a minimum of grades CCC in three A levels (or a minimum of 96 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC National, OCR Diploma or Advanced Diploma)

English Language and Mathematics GCSE at grade C/grade 4 or above (or equivalent)

What the students say

The highlight of my time at London Met so far has been using the resources made available by the University, especially the careers department, along with the skills obtained on my degree to successfully secure an intern finance position in my first year.


The modules listed below are for the academic year 2022/23 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.

  • Air Cargo Services and Operations (core, 15 credits)
  • Airport Management (core, 15 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Airline Management and Operation (core, 15 credits)
  • Learning Through Organisations (Professional Practice-1) in Aviation (core, 15 credits)
  • Principles of Management (in Aviation Context) (core, 15 credits)
  • Principles of Marketing: for Creative Industries and Aviation (core, 15 credits)
  • Understanding and Managing Data (core, 15 credits)
  • Understanding the Business and Economic Environment: The Aviation Industry (core, 15 credits)
  • Airline Commercial Planning (core, 15 credits)
  • Airline Revenue and Pricing Management (core, 15 credits)
  • Aviation Psychology and Human Factors (core, 15 credits)
  • Risk and Crisis Management (core, 15 credits)
  • Safety and Security for Aviation (core, 15 credits)
  • Sustainability, Business and Responsibility (core, 15 credits)
  • Creating a Winning Business 1 (alternative core, 15 credits)
  • Learning through Work (alternative core, 15 credits)
  • Problem Solving: Methods and Analysis (alternative core, 15 credits)
  • The Practice of Consultancy (alternative core, 15 credits)
  • Cultural Tourism Management (option, 15 credits)
  • Developing Inclusive Organisations (option, 15 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Project Management (option, 15 credits)
  • International Selling and Negotiation (option, 15 credits)
  • Airline and Airport Strategic Management (core, 15 credits)
  • Airport Planning and Development (core, 15 credits)
  • Brand Management in Aviation (core, 15 credits)
  • Financial decision – Making in context for Aviation (core, 15 credits)
  • Leading Innovation in the Aviation Industry (core, 15 credits)
  • Consultancy Project (alternative core, 30 credits)
  • Dissertation (alternative core, 30 credits)
  • Personal Finance (option, 15 credits)
  • Service Excellence for Creative industries (option, 15 credits)