Middlesex University
Professional Aviation Pilot Practice MSc
Middlesex University

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

This is a unique master’s degree for experienced practising commercial pilots who will be existing or aspiring Captains. It's entirely practice based and focuses on key areas of your work and development on the flight deck and in related experience as a professional pilot.

Why study MSc Professional Aviation Pilot Practice at Middlesex University? This degree is the only one of its kind that is exclusively focused on professional pilot practice and it will allow you to recognise, accredit and extend your professional practice and expertise. You'll focus on your current and ongoing professional development while consolidating and enhancing your existing professional skills.

As a work based programme, this course will take place in the "real world "context of airlines and the aviation industry and offer the critical aspects of leadership and management in the professional roles for senior pilots.

You'll be taught by a team who has wide collective experience in work and practice based degree programmes, reflective practice and in supporting blended and distance learning. They have successfully delivered the parallel and ground breaking BSc (Hons) Professional Aviation Pilot Practice degree to over 250 students since its inception in 2014 and have accumulated a wealth of aviation industry experience in tutoring and supporting practising pilots in achieving this degree.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6 With at least 6.0 in each component
TOEFL (iBT) 87 With at least 21 in listening & writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading
PTE Academic 58 With at least 51 in all components
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Tuition Fees Professional Aviation Pilot Practice MSc

EU £8500
England UK £8500
Northern Ireland £8500
Scotland £8500
Wales £8500
Channel Islands £8500
International £12500

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About Middlesex University

Established in 1973, Middlesex University is located on the outskirts of London, roughly 40 minutes away by Underground. The university is well-known for attracting large numbers of international students every year, allowing for a diverse experience for everyone involved. In terms of on-campus activities, Middlesex U applicants can look forward to an award-winning Student Union that goes the extra mile when it comes to organising events around campus and bringing people together.

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Where is this programme taught

Hendon Campus
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