Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Aviation Management

  • Course Code

    CR_BAVMA_9

  • Field of Study

    Business,Aviation

  • Type of Course:

    Masters Degree

  • Type of Qualification:

    Not Specified

  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    10th September 2022

Course Duration:

Two Years (part-time)

Course Summary

The MBA with Aviation Management is a two-year, part-time programme offered to those working the aviation sector. The programme is designed to allow participants to develop a deeper understanding of certain aviation related topics while also developing their general business understanding. This MBA places an emphasis on the broad aviation sector and examines the challenges relating to aviation business models, regulation, aviation leasing and emerging technologies. It also explores, through general business modules, the opportunities afforded through strategy and leadership in helping a business to grow and develop. The programme has been designed with input from a strong range of industry leaders drawn from the aviation sector.

Admission Requirements:

 

  • Applicants will have a Level 8 Major Award (or equivalent) in any area. 
  • Applicants must have considerable work experience in the aviation sector or currently be employed in an airline, airport or a strongly related business. 
  • All candidates must meet minimum levels of English Language proficiency in line with University Policy. 
  • The University’s Recognition of Prior Learning Policy can be applied for candidates without a Level 8 Qualification.  An applicant without such a qualification will be expected to have substantial business exposure as part of their experience. 

 

Course Fee: €12,500 in six instalments

 

 

 

Timing Details

3 or 4 modules per week for 13 week blocks (approx. 8hours of lectures/content/contact in total per week) Semester 1 & 3: September – December (break for Christmas) Semester 3: January – May (break for Easter) Semester 4: Thesis – independent supervised work from January to August

MBA in Aviation Management

The MBA with Aviation Management is a two-year, part-time programme offered to those working the aviation sector. The programme is designed to allow participants to develop a deeper understanding of certain aviation related topics while also developing their general business understanding. This MBA places an emphasis on the broad aviation sector and examines the challenges relating to aviation business models, regulation, aviation leasing and emerging technologies. It also explores, through general business modules, the opportunities afforded through strategy and leadership in helping a business to grow and develop. The programme has been designed with input from a strong range of industry leaders drawn from the aviation sector. 

 

About MTU

Munster Technological University is a multi-campus technological university, contributing to the region through the provision of academic programmes that support student development and opportunities, education and research. MTU has an extensive and impressive regional footprint with six campuses across the South-West region in Cork and Kerry, and a student body of 18,000. 

 

Aviation @ MTU 

Since 2018 MTU has been offering business programmes for aviation professionals. The BA (Hons) in International Busines with Aviation Studies is a two year degree programme that offers Pilots the opportunity to have their initial pilot training recognized. With this, the pilots study  various business modules online towards the completion of their degree. This programme has been commenced by over 300 pilots from all over Europe since then. In 2021 MTU offered A new BSc in Global Business and Pilots Studies. This offered prospective pilots the opportunity to study on campus for one year, before undertaking their pilot training over the following two years. Students can then finish their degree online while working. 

Due to both these programmes, MTU has deep links with the aviation sector in Ireland and abroad. Through our flagship partnership with Atlantic Flight Training Academy and participation at a wide range of industry events, MTU is a credible provider of education for the aviation sector. 

 

Duration & Commitment

The weekly commitment required each week during term time ranges 8-10 hours of class contact time in Semester 1, 2 and 3. Outside of this students will be expected to do some independent work and reading. Assessments will also need to be completed according to a schedule published at the start of each semester. A part-time MBA is demanding, but it designed to be completed in the time frame allocated to it. The programme is delivered fully online and there is no requirement to be on campus at any stage. Classes will be scheduled primarily at evening time. All material is recorded and available for review subsequently.

The programme runs over 4 semesters. Semester 1 runs from September to December, Semester 2 runs from late January to Late May, Semester 3 runs from September to December of Year 2. The thesis is completed between January and August of Year 2. 

 

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Beyond the roles within the aviation industry graduates of this programme would find employment in other industries given the skillset developed in this programme. Given the significant level of advanced business learning that the students will have undertaken the programme prepares students for a variety of roles. Coupled with their life skills and competences, graduates of this programme will be attractive in the jobs market.  We envisage specific opportunities in the aviation sector in areas relating to logistics, commercialisation, business development, leadership, operations and HR. 

  • Online application is open for course commencing September 2022.
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €550 if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.
  • Note: You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the 'apply now' button, you are only asked to pay an acceptance fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.
  • Please attach and upload any documents such as transcripts, CV, other details relevant to the application.

 

 

 

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Riona Flood
riona.flood@mtu.ie

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