MSc — 2024 entry Air Transport Management

At a time of rapid advances in air transport technologies and a drive towards sustainable aviation, now is an exciting time to join the air transport management sector. This programme will equip you with the skills and knowledge required by the future managers and leaders of the industry.

Key course information

Typical offer
2:2 minimum
Start date
September 2024
1 year
UK fees
Overseas fees
Stag Hill

Why choose
this course?

  • This programme will provide you with the specialist knowledge, expertise and skills required to succeed in the rapidly evolving business of air transport.
  • You’ll benefit from our pioneering research and industry analysis, as well as our unique proximity to Heathrow and Gatwick airports, that serve over 120 global airlines.
  • Our outstanding links with the air transport industry mean that senior industry executives who are at CEO or vice president level regularly give guest lectures to our students - you can use our networks to develop your own professional contacts.
  • This is the only air transport management course in the UK that will allow you the opportunity of using all three commercial software packages used by industry analysts and consultants as well as airlines and airports: OAG, IATA AirportIS and Cirium (Flightglobal). These tools are essential for analysing airline market data and will give you a competitive edge with employers.
  • Our part-time programme can be accommodated to suit aircrew rosters (schedules), making it ideal for airline and airport professionals seeking to upgrade their skills in the commercial aspects of the industry.
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1st in the UK

Surrey Hospitality and Tourism Management is ranked 1st in the UK and 15th in the world in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024


Fantastic graduate prospects

94% of Surrey Hospitality and Tourism Management postgraduate students go on to employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes 2024, HESA)

2nd in the UK

Surrey Hospitality and Tourism Management is ranked 2nd in the UK for tourism, transport and travel in the 2023 Postgraduate Taught Experience Surrey (PTES) with an overall satisfaction score of 98% (CAH3)


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