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International/EU: £15,860 per year
- 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.
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How you learn
Your lecturer’s view
Watch course leader Charles Hajdu talk about the BSc Airline and Airport Management course at Sheffield Hallam University.
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
- 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
Dr. Emmie DeakinCourse Leader
Emmie Deakin is a Senior Lecturer in Hospitality within Sheffield Business School
As part of the course, you get the opportunity to work on real business projects to build your skills and professional experience.
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.
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 lectures, seminars and practical sessions as well as access to digital and online resources to support your learning.
City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.
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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 or over 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.
For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.
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.
|Module: Airport Planning And Development||Credits: 20||
|Module: Consultancy And Enterprise Challenge||Credits: 40||
|Module: Safety And Security Management In Aviation||Credits: 20||
|Module: Strategic Management For Airlines And Airports||Credits: 20||
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2023/24 is £9,250 per year. These fees are regulated by the UK government and are therefore subject to changes in government policy. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.
† 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.
Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2023/24 is £15,860 per year.
Financial support for home/EU students
How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.
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, 226KB)
Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.