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The BSc Honours Air Traffic Management programme is devised to produce highly motivated, innovative and creative graduates to meet the increasing need for air traffic operations and management professionals within the broad air transport sector of the aviation industry.
The programme is especially designed to appeal to licensed Air Traffic Control Officers (ATCOs) to provide educational progression and development in a range of worthwhile careers within the sector. Individual learning modules within the BSc (Hons) programme will also provide Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities for employed ATCOs throughout their career development. To meet these diverse needs, the programme is as flexible and accessible as possible to satisfy the qualification requirements, while integrating with workplace development opportunities.
The programme is devised to integrate with learner’s employment in the air traffic control sector of aviation. Such an environment will provide workplace learning and assessment opportunities that represent real-life activities. Consequently, the programme will have links with Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs), in the civil and military sectors.
Core modules are:
Core modules are:
For students normally domiciled in Scotland or the European Union/EEA (outside of the UK) and with a term time address in Scotland, studying this degree, the following fees apply:
|Part-time (structured) (3 x 20 credit modules) per year||£645||£645|
|Part-time (unstructured per module) (per 20 credit module)||£215||£215|
*The Home-Scotland/EU fee has not yet been agreed by the Scottish Government. The indicative fee level is shown in the table.
For students normally domiciled in the rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland) and with a term-time address in Scotland studying this course, the following fees apply:
|Part-time (structured) (3 x 20 credit modules) per year||£4,500||£4,500|
|Part-time (unstructured per module) (per 20 credit module)||£1,500||£1,500|
Fees are payable in advance each academic year unless otherwise agreed.
For students who do not normally reside in the UK or European Union and with a term-time address in Scotland, the following fees apply:
|Part-time (structured) (3 x 20 credit modules) per year||£5,520||£5,775|
|Part-time (unstructured per module) (per 20 credit module)||£1,840||£1,925|
This course is not available for Tier 4 sponsored international students.
Further information on international course fees
A no fee increase guarantee is available for self-funding full-time and structured part-time RUK and International undergraduate students for continuous and contiguous study for the same award, up to the permitted standard time limit for the relevant award.
External scholarships and financial support may be available. Contact the relevant university partner college for more information.
Once you have successfully completed the BSc (Hons) Air Traffic Management course, you might like to consider moving into management careers in the Air Traffic Management sector of the aviation industry or even management opportunities within the broader aviation operations industry. Potential career pathways may include:
On successful completion of the BSc (Hons) Air Traffic Management you may progress to the MBA Aviation
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"The BSc in Air Traffic Management represents an excellent opportunity for air traffic control officers to obtain a qualification that has real relevance to the profession and will in time become the benchmark for management-level positions."
General Manager Air Traffic Services - Highlands and Islands Airports
International applicants should apply using the UHI International application form. Please download and print the form, complete and return using the address indicated. More information is available for international applicants at our international student page
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