BSc (Hons) in Aviation Management
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Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in United Kingdom (CILT(UK))
The Programme has received accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in United Kingdom (CILT(UK)) whereby graduates from the Programme are regarded to have satisfied the academic requirements leading to the Chartered Membership of the CILT(UK).
Graduates who have possessed the required professional working experiences can apply to become a Chartered Member of CILT(UK). Information about the CILT(UK) membership and the associated requirements can be found here.
Society of Operations Engineers (SOE), United Kingdom
The Progamme is recognized by the Society of Operations Engineers, United Kingdom.
Graduates will be eligible to apply for our Graduate Membership or Full Membership (subject to prior work experience) of the Society of Operations Engineers ("SOE").
SOE has setup their Hong Kong Region to serve members in Hong Kong. All applications should be submitted to SOE HK Region accordingly. Please click here for further information.
Programme Aims & Features
This is a highly focused business management degree programme which aims to provide students with the specialized knowledge, skills, and capabilities required in a diverse, global aviation industry environment. The skills and knowledge which can be acquired in this programme are applicable to different work sectors in the aviation industry, such as airlines, airport operation, regulators, and industry supply.
- Professional Recognition
The Programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in United Kingdom (CILT(UK)) whereby graduates from the Programme are regarded to have satisfied the academic requirements leading to the Chartered Membership of the CILT(UK).
The programme is also recognized by the Society of Operations Engineers, United Kingdom. Graduates will be eligible to apply for their Graduate Membership or Full Membership, in reference to their work and other kind of experience.
We regularly review our course content, to make it relevant and current for the benefit of our students. For these reasons, course modules may be updated, please contact us for the latest information.
Programme Specific Requirement 課程特定入學要求
Applicants obtaining total scores of 15 in five HKDSE subjects including Mathematics with English Language at Level 3 or above and no other subject lower than Level 2.
Leong Man Fung, Robin Engineer, HAESL
(2017 Graduate, Top-up degree)
Enrolling and completing the BSc in aviation management is the best way to enrich and enhance your aviation knowledge. I really appreciate that all the teachers have showed their passions and shared their valuable working experiences in aviation industry with us in class. I have no hesitation in recommending this bachelor's degree programme to anyone wanting to get a success in the aviation industry.
Wong King Yin Eric
(2020 Graduate, Top-up degree)
There were lots of challenges throughout the course. I have to convey my heartfelt gratitude to all lecturers and admin staff members of SCOPE. They have made enormous efforts in helping us throughout the study period.
During these three trimesters, we have learned almost everything about aviation industry, from maintenance management to aviation safety; from aviation marketing to schedule planning. In addition, we have also learned how to manage a project and how to communicate in an effective manner. I am sure with these knowledge, we will be able to contribute to the industry.
I am confident that what we have learned would denote us a promising career in the future.
1. What is the difference between the usual management degree programme and this aviation management programme?
This is a highly focused business management degree, designed to develop resilient professionals able to proactively apply specialist knowledge, skills and capabilities in a diverse, global aviation industry. We have naturally the basis and essential of management modules but will focus on current aviation development in a global context.
The course focuses on management of the multi-faceted aviation industry from day one. You will be encouraged to explore the complex inter-relationships that exist between various stakeholders, such as airlines, airport operators, regulators, representative bodies and industry suppliers, in what is a dynamic and challenging environment
2. Will there be any study or familiarization tour arranged for the students?
We will endeavor to organize study groups or tours to aviation corporations for students subject to time and acceptance from the companies concerned. We consider these visits could give students the knowledge of how the theories will be put into practice.
3. What will be the employability of the graduate?
Graduates of AM programme will be eligible in many jobs in the aviation industry, e.g. airlines (cadet pilots, cabin crew, ground handling, customer services, flight operations, planning, administration etc.), regulator (government), air traffic control services, airport operator, ground services, aviation consultancy, air cargo logistics, etc. Currently, opportunities are developing in the field of aircraft leasing and financing, which Hong Kong Government have pledged to foster.
4. What will be the further studies opportunities?
Many of our graduates proceed postgraduate education either in Hong Kong or overseas, in field of aviation, transport policy and planning, advance management and others.
5. What will I learn from this programme?
This programme covers a wide spectrum of aspects of in aviation, ranging from operations (including the financing and administration) of the players in the industry, the interactions among them, their management strategies and visions as well as the influence from the governments and international organisations. You can find the details in our course information.
This programme also aims at training students to prepare themselves to work independently and assume the managerial roles in the aviation organisations. To achieve this objective, we will encourage students to develop their critical thinking and obtain a holistic picture on any problems for derivation of solutions and business strategies.
Apart from these, with a view to grooming the students to be leaders, we have modules and assignments to enable them to get the experience to work as a team and in public speaking.
6. What will be the support from the school to our learning?
The City University has provided extensive facilities to give a favourable learning environment to the students. We have a library which accommodates large volumes of reference books about aviation, management, languages etc. and periodicals and magazines with which students can obtain up-to-date information about the development of local and international aviation. Our lecturers and tutors are always available to give consultations and advices to students who need academic support. The school also has a team of administrative staff to address the needs of the students.
7. What is the medium for teaching in this programme?
English is the main language used in aviation, both in operations and international communications, therefore the programme will use English as the communication media. The school has numerous facilities to assist students to enhance their English ability – these include taught English sessions in the programme and supplementary courses which students are encouraged to join and a language laboratory.
BSc (Hons) in Aviation Management is recognized under the Qualifications Framework Level 5, QR Registration Number: 17/000869/L5 Validity Period: 01/09/2017 to 31/08/2024.
This is an exempted programme under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance (reference number 451731). It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this programme may lead.
<航空管理(榮譽)理學士>在資歷架構下獲得認可。資歷級別: 第五級，資歷名冊登記號碼: 17/000869/L5，登記有效期: 由01/09/2017至31/08/2024 。