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Year of Entry 2022/23
BSc (Honours)

Airline and Airport Management (1 year top-up)

Top-up your qualification to an honours degree, and develop the skills necessary for a career in the airline and airport industries.


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What is the fee? Home: See fees section below
International/EU: £14,415 per year
How long will I study? 1 Year
Where will I study? City Campus
What is the UCAS code? D012
When do I start? September 2022

Course summary

  • Top-up your existing qualifications to honours level
  • Learn the elements of airline and airport businesses and their practices
  • Develop a deep understanding of management principles and theory
  • Develop transferable skills and professional competencies

Studying at Sheffield Hallam enables your academic, personal and professional development. On this top-up course, you develop the knowledge, attributes and skills desired for highly skilled employment. With use of airline and airport simulation programmes, consultancy experience and regular guest lectures and field-trips, this industry-focused degree provides you with the appropriate knowledge and skills to become a highly employable individual within this global industry.

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

You learn from current developments in the airline and airport industries and contemporary research. You also develop research skills and digital skills, which will help you to work and study more effectively. You enhance your professional skills by working with employers through consultancy experience and reflecting on your performance.

Your learning will take place through a variety of methods such as

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • workshops
  • research projects
  • real-life consultancy experience
  • directed learning activities outside classes
  • diverse assessment tools (e.g. essay, presentation, report, e-portfolio, exam)
  • guest speakers

Course leaders and tutors

Victoria Mellon
Victoria Mellon

Working in the tourism industry for large tour operators and hotels in the UK and USA has fuelled my enthusiasm for researching and teaching tourism, and I enjoy wor … Read more

Applied learning

Live projects

As part of the course, you get the opportunity to work on real business projects to build your skills and professional experience.
 

Networking

You will frequently engage with airline and airport industry stakeholders throughout your study via industry guest talks and field trips. Field visits may require security checks.


Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • operations management
  • human resource management
  • customer experience management
  • business support
  • sales and marketing

Many airlines and airports also have graduate training schemes and this course provides you with a competitive advantage. 

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus through a structured mix of online lessons and face-to-face teaching with access to digital and online resources to support your learning.

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Entry requirements

All students

Normally 120 credits at Level 4 and 120 credits at Level 5 (i.e. a total of 240 credits) from relevant (i.e. airline, airport, and aviation management) qualifications.

The entry requirements to the international top up pathway will be a relevant (i.e. airline, airport, and aviation management) HND or equivalent qualification plus an IELTS score of 6.0 with no element scoring less than 5.5. International students whose first language is not English will be admitted to the standard top up pathway if the student has an IELTS score of 6.5 with no element scoring less than 6.0.

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Airport Planning And Development Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Aviation Consultancy Experience Credits: 40 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Research Project Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Safety And Security Management In Aviation Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: Strategic Management For Airlines And Airports Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam

Fees and funding

Home students

Our tuition fees for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2022/2023 are regulated by the UK government and are yet to be confirmed. For an indication, our tuition fees for UK students starting this course in 2021/22 are £9,250 per year.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2022/23 is £14,415 per year.

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Financial support for home/EU students

How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

Additional costs for Tourism and hospitality courses (PDF, 247KB)

Legal information

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How do I apply?

You can apply for this course through UCAS.

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