Airline, Airport and Aviation Management - BSc (Hons)

Our Airline, Airport and Aviation Management (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) degree is a four-year course with a built-in foundation year (Year 0) that has been designed with input from senior aviation managers.

Course details

It is the ideal start to university if you’re interested in studying airline, airport and aviation management but don’t meet the entry requirements for the three-year undergraduate degree programme.
  • 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

The foundation year on our four-year airline, airport and aviation management course has been designed to allow you to acquire vital business skills and build your confidence as you start your degree.

It will focus on the general principles of business and help you develop effective communication, research and data analysis skills. It is also designed to be an introduction to academic life, preparing you for your subsequent years of study and allowing you to get to grips with various learning styles.


Entry requirements

at least one A level (or a minimum of 32 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC Subsidiary/National/BTEC Extended Diploma)

English Language GCSE at grade C/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.

  • Development for Success in Business (core, 30 credits)
  • Orientation for Success in Higher Education (core, 30 credits)
  • The Context of Business (core, 30 credits)
  • Using and Managing Data and Information (core, 30 credits)
  • 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)