M.Sc. On Campus

Air Transport Operations and Management

University of West London

12 months
8500 GBP/year
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If you already work in the aviation industry and want to advance your career, the Executive MSc in Air Transport Operations and Management at the University of West London can help you move into a more senior position.

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The delivery of this Air Transport Operations and Management course at the University of West London is designed to fit around your work schedule. You will benefit from expert teaching, as well as opportunities to network and collaborate with like-minded professionals. Our connections with the air transport and tourism industries also give you the chance to develop your professional contacts.

Located within 30 minutes of Heathrow Airport, we also host valuable air transport research and education resources, including The Heathrow Archive and Heathrow Exhibition.

You can select from a range of optional modules that explore particular issues in more detail. These give you the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge in contemporary aviation topics such as: 

  • digital aviation 
  • sustainable aviation 
  • airport planning and management 
  • aircraft and fleet analysis. 
In the final stage of your Air Transport Management course, you will complete a dissertation project. This is your opportunity to take an in-depth look at a topic of your choice related to the aviation industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Commercial Analysis and Finance
  • Global Aviation Business Strategy
  • Ground Services Management
  • Flight Operations Management
  • Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You should have a good honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university or equivalent and at least a year’s continuous employment in aviation, transport, travel or a closely related field. If you do not have these qualifications you will need:

  • a professional licence such as an Air Transport Pilot’s Licence (ATPL), Aircraft Maintenance Licence (Category A or B), or Air Traffic Controller License, and at least two years’ continuous employment in aviation, transport, travel or a closely related field
  • without a professional licence, your continuous professional experience should have lasted for ten years, with five at management level.

You must be classified as a UK or EU student before starting this course.

Tuition Fee

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    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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