Science & Technology trends in 2018
Captain Tilmann Gabriel, Dr David Haynes and Dr Tarek Besold from City's School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering consider the influentia...
Aviation Management courses at City are designed to help high-ranking professionals gain a world-class academic postgraduate degree providing them with the essential skills and knowledge required to further their career in today’s vibrant airport industry.
The courses at City, University of London are the largest mid-career Masters courses in Air Transport in the world, with over 1,500 graduates over the last 17 years. As Airlines, MRO and other aviation companies are increasingly led by license holders, aircraft engineers and many more, the industry is increasingly expecting their managers to study a relevant masters. Designed for busy industry professionals, the City’s MSc programmes are tailored to fit around a full-time working schedule. The modules benefit from hands-on experience at City's facilities in London and Dubai, with the option to attend some in Frankfurt. Our alumni network includes high-ranking individuals including safety managers, training captains, quality managers, flight safety officers, safety inspectors, safety consultants and accident investigators in civil aviation authorities, airlines and with other aircraft operators and defence forces worldwide.
Employment rate of 100% for MSc Air Safety Management graduates six months after study. DLHE, 2015/16
We have 500 active students from a strong global peer network and over 1,500 alumni.
Median salary of £98,500 for MSc Air Transport Management graduates six months after study. DLHE, 2015/16
Satellite facilities in Dubai and Frankfurt, giving you the opportunity to learn internationally.
Employment rate of 90% for MSc Air Transport Management graduates six months after study. DLHE, 2015/16
Median salary of £97,000 for MSc Air Safety Management graduates six months after study. DLHE, 2015/16
If you have been employed in the aviation industry for at least two years and have the desire to develop your career in the fast-growing airport industry, these programmes are for you.
City offers industry-relevant master's courses in four different areas of Aviation Management:
All of our Aviation Management courses are approved by the Royal Aeronautical Society.
Read more about the courses and find out how to apply:
City offered the flexibility of a modular course with industry leading lecturers, who provided up-to-date knowledge within the aviation industry.
'City, University of London has helped me develop a huge amount of confidence operating at executive management levels.'
Captain Tilmann Gabriel
Dr Ivan Sikora
Research in the Department of Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics incorporates three expert centres that maintain strong links with industry and actively build our international reputation. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) showed a significant improvement in our research standing, with 79% of our staff rated 4* (world-leading) and 3* (internationally excellent), with research income of around £2-3m annually.
The centre undertakes activities in the traditional areas of aeronautics and flow control as well as emerging disciplines such as bio-fluid mechanics, energy harvesting, renewable energy, micro-fluidics and, bio-mimetics.
City, University of London is situated in an enviable central London location, close to the headquarters of a number of leading aviation companies such as Airbus, British Airways and Rolls Royce. It is also within commuter distance to all the major London airports such Stansted, Gatwick, London City and the international transport hub of Heathrow Airport, the second busiest airport in the world by international passenger traffic.
Modules on our programmes also benefit from hands-on experience at City’s facilities in London and Dubai, with the option to attend some in Frankfurt.
The map below describes our location in relation to just a handful of the aviation-related businesses in London and the surrounding area. Select a marker for more information.