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Introduction to Aviation

Introduction to Aviation

The aviation industry is one of the most diverse, competitive, and resilient industries, responsible for the movement of goods, services, and people, globally every day via a network of air corridors specifically routed to meet demand.

 

Credits: 10, Level: 4

 

Course overview

This module explores the organisations that make up the aviation industry, its scale and the diverse nature of airlines and airports and how their varied services serve different markets.

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Winter university

Start date: to be confirmed

This course has now started.

You can study up to 30 credits at Winter University and you can select up to three modules on the same application form. If you would like to add a module later, or change one of your choices, then please email winter.university@tees.ac.uk.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of our Winter University courses, it is advised that applicants are aged 16+ at the time of enrolment. if you are under the age of 16 you must be accompanied at your Winter University classes by a parent or a responsible adult to act in the capacity of a parent (in loco parentis). Your designated adult may need to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Where you study

Middlesbrough campus

 

Course details

What you study

• Scale of the UK aviation industry (Passenger growth, CAA statistics)
• Major changes and trends
• Airline and Airport revenue streams
• Types of commercial airline
• Operating characteristics
• UK airport characteristics
• General aviation
• Regulator bodies

This course will also include a visit to a local airport.

How you are assessed

Students will write a 1500 individual report through which they will demonstrate an understanding of the UK aviation industry, its scale and operational and departmental functions.

 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

International applicants must have an IELTS overall score of 5.5 or higher.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of our Winter University courses, it is advised that applicants are aged 16+ at the time of enrolment. if you are under the age of 16 you must be accompanied at your Winter University classes by a parent or a responsible adult to act in the capacity of a parent (in loco parentis). Your designated adult may need to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

 
 

Part-time

2024/25 entry

Fee for applicants:
£50

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4
 

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