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Air Transport Management MSc

  • Entry requirements: 2:1 (or above)
  • Year of entry: 2017
  • Full-time: 1 year
  • Location: Loughborough
  • Part-time: Not available
  • School: Civil and Building Engineering

Programme information

This programme is aimed at students who wish to specialise in air transport management as well as industry practitioners looking to upskill and move to positions carrying greater management responsibility.

The global airline industry continues to grow rapidly and this complex business demands an increasingly skilled workforce.

The programme offers a critical, comprehensive and practical understanding of the structure and operation of the international air transport industry and equips students with a range of transferrable and analytical skills that can be applied in the workplace.

Entry requirements

An honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification in transport, geography, engineering, economics, management or a related discipline. Other qualifications and relevant industrial experience will also be considered.

Overseas qualification equivalencies can be found here.

English Language requirements

All applicants for admission to Loughborough University must have a qualification in English Language before they can be admitted to any course or programme, whether their first language is English or not. Find out more here.


You will be assessed by a combination of examination, coursework and class presentations as well as a dissertation on an agreed topic.

Take a look at our modules to see what assessments you can expect to undertake.

Future Career Prospects

8.7 million individuals worldwide are employed in  the aviation industry and demand for highly skilled professionals is growing. Air transport graduates are typically employed by airline operators, airports, regulators, government agencies and consultancy firms.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees cover the cost of your teaching, assessment and operating University facilities such as the library, IT equipment and other support services. The standard tuition fees for this course are:

Taught ProgrammesUK/EUInternational
PGT Band 3 £9,000 £20,500

University fees and charges can be paid in advance and there are several methods of payment, including online payments and payment by instalment. Special arrangements are made for payments by part-time students.


A number of scholarships and bursaries are available (dependent on eligibility):

Find out more about the support available for international students and UK/EU students undertaking a research degree or a taught programme.