University of West London
Air Transport Management (Airline and Airport Specialist) BSc (Hons)
University of West London

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Are you looking for an aviation management degree with strong industry links, taught by experienced academics? The BSc (Hons) Air Transport Management course provides you with the knowledge and skills required to pursue a leadership management role within the aviation industry.

You will learn about various aspects of aviation including:

  • the theory of flight

  • how airlines transport passengers and goods around the world

  • how airports welcome and process millions of passengers

  • how the air traffic control system works

  • how the industry ensures safety and security on every flight.

  • You will learn about the practice of managing people and resources and have the opportunity to practise your knowledge and understanding by completing a placement year in industry.

The course features interaction with industry through guest lectures, field visits and case studies. This is the perfect way to start your career in the world of aviation.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 11 graduates of Air Transport Management (Airline and Airport Specialist) BSc (Hons) at University of West London for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Business and Management.

Overall student satisfaction
87 /100
11 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of all UK Graduates of Business and Management

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25435 £26479 £31148
25-75 percentile range £22217 - £28380 £20936 - £32548 £23945 - £40820

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Air Transport Management (Airline and Airport Specialist), BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Level 4

Level 5

Level 6

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Pass Access to HE Diploma (Minimum of 45 credits at level 3)

GCSE (or recognised equivalent) English and Mathematics at Grade C or above

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 5.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
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Average student cost of living in the UK

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.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of University of West London in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of West London in related subject specific rankings.


    • #90 
    • #111 
    Business & Management Studies
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 13 June, 2022]
    • #23 
    • #30 
    Business, Management & Marketing
    The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject
    [Published ]

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About University of West London

The University of West London (UWL) is a government funded university in England. West London is made up of eight distinct schools: Claude Littner Business School, London Geller College of Hospitality and Tourism, the School of Computing and Engineering, the College of Nursing, London College of Music, the School of Law and Criminology, the School of Human and Social Sciences, and the London School of Film.

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Where is this programme taught

Ealing / Brentford
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