Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.