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Newcastle College University Centre

Airline and Airport Management

UCAS Code: N853

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

Please e-mail [email protected]

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grade C(4) in Maths and English Language.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MM

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MPP

Scottish Advanced Higher

C,C

UCAS Tariff

64

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Aviation studies

Watch your career soar with an Airline and Airport Management degree. This degree is perfect if you have a passion for the aviation industry and are looking to work in an airport setting within management or at an operational level. You will study topics such as aviation safety and security, air transport operations and aviation regulations all from tutors who have many years’ experience of the industry, working at commercial and military airports and airlines including Virgin Atlantic, Jet2 and Air France. Through studying this degree, you will develop your professional skills such as communication, leadership and teamwork. You will undertake a work placement at either Newcastle International Airport or British Airways Contact Centre to apply what you have learnt in the classroom in the workplace. You will also be kept up to date with developments in the industry through guest lectures from organisations such as EasyJet and Jet2 and have the chance to go on regional, national and international trips to enhance your learning. Once you complete your degree you may decide to progress onto the BA (Hons) Airline and Airport Management (Top-Up). You may also choose to seek employment within an airport in roles including security, passenger assistance, check in staff or cabin crew.

Modules

Year One: Academic Study Skills, Air Transport Compliance, Contemporary Aviation, Customer Relationships, Developing Manager, Ground Handling Management, Personal Development or Recognition of Prior Learning, Work Related Learning. Year Two: Air Transport Operations, Commercial Management of Airlines and Airports, Distribution Management and Contingency Planning, Leadership and Motivation, Marketing and Social Media, Operations Management, Professional Development, Work-Based Learning.

Assessment methods

You will learn in a variety of ways including work-based learning, e-learning and lectures. You will also participate in group work and self-directed study. You will be assessed via presentations, reports, assignments and a portfolio.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

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Course location:

Newcastle College University Centre

Department:

Aviation

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