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Loughborough University

Air Transport Management BSc (Hons) DIS

Loughborough University
In Loughborough

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Location Loughborough
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  • Loughborough
Description

Overview
This Air Transport Management BSc (Hons) degree course provides a specialist education for those wanting to follow a career within the air transport industry.
Our Air Transport Management degree covers the principles of aviation and airports together with management and economics components to give you the knowledge and skills to be able to thrive in what is a high-profile, fast-moving and rapidly-expanding international business sector.
This is examined in terms of the numerous benefits and costs of air transport and of the relative merits of the different strategic approaches to moving passengers and freight by air.
Our Air Transport Management degree is multidisciplinary, embracing the fundamental principles and applications of aviation planning, management, economics and technology. It is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

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Loughborough (Leicestershire)
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Loughborough University, LE11 3TU

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What you'll learn on the course

Logistics
Aviation Training
Airline Training
Supply and Chain Management
Management Economics
On-Air
Communication Training
Aviation
Industry
Technology
systems
Planning
Finance
Global
Transport Management
Supply Chain Management
Marketing
Supply
Economics
Appraisal

Course programme

What you'll study

Due to the interdisciplinary nature of our Air Transport Management degree you will experience a wide variety of teaching methods which range from lecture-based classes, workshops and tutorials through to individual sessions with an academic supervisor. Our courses are led by academics internationally recognised as experts in their field and enhanced by the contribution of leading transport practitioners. The core text that we use on the Air Transport Management degree was edited by two Loughborough academic staff members.

The information below reflects the currently intended course structure and module details. Updates may be made on an annual basis and revised details will be published through Programme Specifications ahead of each academic year. Please see Terms and Conditions of Study for more information.

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Final year

Year 1

In Year 1, you will study a range of topic areas incorporating introductory knowledge of air transport systems and technology, management, economics, and communication and learning skills. You will also have the opportunity to choose an optional language module which equates to 10 credits.

Semester 1

Air Transport Technology Core

Air Transport Technology

You will develop knowledge of the principles and concepts of aircraft systems and structures.

Development of Communication and Learning Skills Core

Development of Communication and Learning Skills

In this module you will develop and perfect the key skills of oral, written and electronic communication, develop a critical appreciation of sources and relevance of information, and to develop professional skills.

Introduction to Air Transport Core

Introduction to Air Transport

In this module you will explore the interrelated components of the air transport system from airports to airlines.

Introduction to Economics Core

Introduction to Economics

The aim of this module is for you to understand introductory economic theory including, demand, costs, production, pricing, and market structures.

Semester 2

Introduction to Logistics Core

Introduction to Logistics

In this module you will understand the key concepts and components of the increasingly important logistics sector.

Introduction to Management Core

Introduction to Management

In this module you will understand the principles of the management of organisations and their application to the transport industries.

Introduction to Transport Systems Core

Introduction to Transport Systems

The aim of this module is for you to understand the interrelated components of the principal types of land passenger transport systems.

Management Statistics Core

Management Statistics

In this module you will explore quantitative techniques that may be used in managing projects and organisations.

Transport and Society Core

Transport and Society

This module explores the place of transport in society and helps you develop an understanding of how transport influences society and vice versa.

Introduction to Transport Economics Core

Introduction to Transport Economics

The aim of this module is for you to understand introductory economic theory including, demand, costs, pricing and market structures as an underpinning of transport economics.

Management Finance for the Transport Industry Core

Management Finance for the Transport Industry

The aim of this module is for you to gain an understanding of a range of accounting and financial topics e.g. financial statements, cash flow and cost analysis.

Road Transport Technology Optional

Road Transport Technology

The aim of this module is for you to understand the principles and concepts of Road Transport Vehicle design and maintenance.

Language module Optional

Language module

Year 2

Year 2 builds on the core knowledge and skills developed in the first year. Topics studied will include airport planning and operations, airline business strategies, quantitative analysis, supply chain management, transport economics and transport research methods. Options in year 2 amount to 30 credits in total, and include up to two language module options.

Semester 1

Economics of Transport Core

Economics of Transport

This module will help you understand the principles of microeconomics and their application to the transport industry.

Airport Planning Core

Airport Planning

In this module you will be introduced to the principles of airport planning and design.

Airline Business Strategies Core

Airline Business Strategies

You will examine the characteristics of different airline business models and their implications for airline managers and passengers.

Quantitative Analysis Aviation Core

Quantitative Analysis Aviation

The aim of this module is for you to understand the different quantitative and statistical techniques available and implement these in analysing air transport data using appropriate computer software.

Management Principles and Practice Optional

Management Principles and Practice

In this module you are introduced to a range of management theories and practical techniques for managing people and projects.

Transport Planning Optional

Transport Planning

In this module you will explore both the principles of contemporary transport planning theories, methods and practice.

Language module Optional

Language module

Semester 2

Supply Chain Management Core, Optional

Supply Chain Management

The aim of this module is for you to understand the concept and application of supply chain management from procurement, inventory management through to outsourcing.

Transport and the Environment Core

Transport and the Environment

In this module you will develop an understanding of environmental issues related to major modes of transport and how we manage them.

Transport Research Methods Core

Transport Research Methods

You will be introduced to the principles and approaches of undertaking and writing up applied research. This will prepare you to undertake your individual research in the final year.

Project Appraisal Core

Project Appraisal

The aim of this module is for you to gain: an understanding of the principles of appraisal; an ability to interpret and carry out Cost Benefit Analysis and an understanding of the appraisal methods applied in the transport sector.

Airport Operations Core

Airport Operations

The aim of this module is for you to understand some of the most important aspects of airport operations and their interrelationships.

Global Logistics and Management Optional

Global Logistics and Management

In this module you will learn the role of logistics and supply chain management within various business contexts in order to identify and analyse the complexities and uncertainties affecting global supply chains.

Final year

The final academic year is all about developing specialist skills and expertise in key aviation-related fields such as aviation safety, airline marketing and operations, sustainable aviation and airport management. There is also a substantial aviation project. You will have the opportunity to choose two optional modules from five which equates to 20 credits. This gives you the option to tailor the course to suit your interests.

Semester 1

Aviation Finance Core

Aviation Finance

In this module you will learn the complexities of financing aviation businesses from accounting principles through to understanding the risks involved in different finance approaches.

Airline Marketing Core

Airline Marketing

You will explore the evolution of airline marketing over time, the key components of airline branding and future trends.

Airline Operations Core

Airline Operations

In this module you will explore the principal aspects of managing an airline's operations including fleet planning, scheduling, HR management and managing disruption.

Sustainable Aviation Core

Sustainable Aviation

The aim of this module is for you to understand how the aviation industry can manage and mitigate its impacts related to sustainable development now and in the future.

Transport Policy Optional

Transport Policy

The aim of this module is for you to understand the current state of transport policy in the context of UK, European and global trends.

Transport Demand Management Optional

Transport Demand Management

In this module you will develop an understanding of how transport demand management measures can be used to influence the growing problem of urban traffic congestion in the modern built environment.

Semester 2

Aviation Safety Core

Aviation Safety

On completion of the module you will have a knowledge and understanding of aviation risk and safety management, accidents vs incidents, human factors and safety regulation.

Airport Management Core

Airport Management

In this module you will explore how the management of an airport is changing from simply managing a piece of infrastructure to a complex business.

Sustainable Cities and Transport Optional

Sustainable Cities and Transport

This aim of this module is for you to describe and explain a broad overview of transport at the city scale. You will assess the impacts of transport and how cities and policy makers can manage the sustainability of city transport.

Public Transport Operations Optional

Public Transport Operations

The aim of this module is for you to understand the operational issues concerned with the planning and operation of road and rail based public transport systems.

Infrastructure Engineering Optional

Infrastructure Engineering

The aim of this module is for you to gain an appreciation of the engineering issues concerned with the planning, design and maintenance of our transportation (railway and highway) infrastructure.

Semester 1 & 2


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