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City, University of London

Air Safety Management

The MSc in Air Safety Management programme is for those who have been working within the aviation industry (for at least two years), and have a primary interest in its safety. Current students include pilots, air traffic controllers, maintenance staff, engineers and the majority have a license/professional education. We also welcome students with a military background. This Air Safety Management MSc programme is tailored towards those working who cannot attend regular university schedules and is a fantastic choice for people looking to further their careers whilst continuing to work. The Masters boasts accreditation by the Royal Aeronautical Society.

The Air Safety Management postgraduate degree is compatible with The MoD's Enhanced Learning Credits Administration Service (ELCAS) - an initiative to promote lifelong learning amongst members of the UK Armed Forces. If you are/have been a member of the UK Armed Forces, you could be entitled to financial support to take this course.

Objectives
Airlines, airports and other aviation companies are mostly led by license holders, safety officers, pilots, aircraft engineers, air traffic controllers, dispatchers and many more. This means the demand for management knowledge is growing. Our programme gives students the opportunity to freshen their knowledge, learn the latest management techniques and build a lifelong network of peers.

With unexpected events affecting the aviation industry as well as increased competition and technological and regulatory changes, every organisation needs a core of up-to-date safety and risk managers ready to succeed into leadership positions.

The programme is designed to deliver individual success. First initiated by the Honourable Company of Airline Pilots (HCAP) to increase the career opportunities of aircrew, today the programme is recognised as a key resource within the aviation safety industry and as a benchmark for innovation.

Entry requirements

MSc: Applicants must be employed in the aviation industry for at least two years to be considered for this programme. You do not need a Bachelor's degree to enter this MSc programme, but you will need a professional licence, for example an Air Transport Pilot's Licence, Aircraft Engineer Licence, Air Traffic Controller Licence or similar.

The mandatory Induction Workshop to our MSc programmes must be passed and will assess the English capability and writing skills required for the MSc programme. Students must successfully pass the Induction Workshop before commencing with the MSc programme.

The Induction Workshop is a short course offered every three months, which means you can apply to the MSc Air Safety Management at any point during the year. The fee for the Induction Workshop is £500.

Course modules

Independent study time is also given so students can develop their individual learning.

Assessment methods

Assessment and Assessment Criteria

Assessment Criteria are descriptions, based on the intended learning outcomes,
of the skills, knowledge and attitudes that you need to demonstrate in order to
complete an assessment successfully, providing a mechanism by which the
quality of an assessment can be measured.
Grade-Related Criteria are descriptions of the level of skills, knowledge or
attributes that you need to demonstrate in order achieve a certain grade or mark
in an assessment, providing a mechanism by which the quality of an assessment
can be measured and placed within the overall set of marks. Assessment Criteria
and Grade-Related Criteria will be made available to you to support you in
completing assessments. These may be provided in course handbooks, module
specifications, on the virtual learning environment (e.g. Moodle) or attached to a
specific assessment task.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 15,000 (Academic year) Home/EU 3 Years
MSc Part-time £ 15,000 (Academic year) International 3 Years
MSc Part-time November 2019 16,200 (Year 1) International 3 Years
MSc Part-time November 2019 16,200 (Year 1) Wales 3 Years
MSc Part-time February 2020 16,200 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 3 Years
MSc Part-time May 2020 16,200 (Year 1) England 3 Years
MSc Part-time May 2020 16,200 (Year 1) EU 3 Years
MSc Part-time November 2019 16,200 (Year 1) EU 3 Years
MSc Part-time February 2020 16,200 (Year 1) EU 3 Years
MSc Part-time February 2020 16,200 (Year 1) Wales 3 Years
MSc Part-time November 2019 16,200 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 3 Years
MSc Part-time November 2019 16,200 (Year 1) England 3 Years
MSc Part-time February 2020 16,200 (Year 1) International 3 Years
MSc Part-time November 2019 16,200 (Year 1) Scotland 3 Years
MSc Part-time February 2020 16,200 (Year 1) Scotland 3 Years
MSc Part-time February 2020 16,200 (Year 1) England 3 Years
MSc Part-time May 2020 16,200 (Year 1) International 3 Years
MSc Part-time May 2020 16,200 (Year 1) Wales 3 Years
MSc Part-time May 2020 16,200 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 3 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 16,200 (Year 1) EU 3 Years
MSc Part-time May 2020 16,200 (Year 1) Scotland 3 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 16,200 (Year 1) International 3 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 16,200 (Year 1) England 3 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 16,200 (Year 1) Scotland 3 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 16,200 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 3 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 16,200 (Year 1) Wales 3 Years

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