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What will I learn?

Course Overview

The global Aviation industry is heavily controlled by a complex series of local, national, regional and international regulations and laws. This course aims to equip students with an expertise and critical understanding of Aviation regulation and law. It is suitable for those currently employed within the industry, or graduates in subjects such as business, aviation or economics who wish to specialise and develop expertise in the field of aviation business, regulation and law.

Bucks New University was the first UK institution to deliver Aviation Management programmes and in 2020 we celebrate two decades of sector-leading programmes. We have extensive knowledge and capability in the areas that matter in the sector now and in the future, including globalisation, market growth and organisational resilience.

Our collaboration with ICAO and the CAA, ACI Europe, and our wide network of associate contributors, will provide you with the opportunity to get the unique insights and currency that you’ll need to be able to contribute to highly effective regulatory and legal management.

What will this course cover?

This course will equip you with a comprehensive understanding of how international regulation and law is developed, implemented and reviewed. You will learn how to develop organisational standard operating procedures to ensure they comply with the relevant regulatory and legal frameworks. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to demonstrate the ability to review, understand and implement regulatory and legal frameworks and put them into practice.

All aspects of the aviation industry are heavily controlled by a series of complex international law and regulations and you will learn how to apply global regulations as set by International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) to a wide range of industry sectors. You will also focus on contract law, commercial law and civil law in relation to aviation businesses.

Course Details

Bucks has strong expertise in the aviation industry and our academics are experienced industry professionals with some module content being delivered by active industry legal/regulatory professionals. We offer a wide range of industry site visits as well as guest lecturers enabling you to network with key professionals and organisations. Previous site visits have included Birmingham Airport, London Heathrow Airport, Hamburg Airport, Airbus and British Airways.

What are my career prospects

Specific areas of employment for International Aviation Regulation and Law students include civil aviation regulators, global aviation policy makers and aviation consultancy services. You can also progress into a wide range of managerial roles in any sector of the aviation industry including airlines, airports, air navigation service providers, tour operators and civil aviation authorities. You will be working with industry professionals throughout the programme, which may increase employability opportunities.

Which department am I in?

School of Aviation and Security

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,300.00 (14,76,451) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

27 September 2021

Venue

Uxbridge Campus

106 Oxford Road,

Uxbridge,

Hillingdon,

UB8 1NA, England

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,300.00 (14,76,451) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

27 September 2021

Venue

High Wycombe Campus

Queen Alexandra Road,

High Wycombe,

Buckinghamshire,

HP11 2JZ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students require successful completion of a Bachelor degree with an overall pass or above from a UK NARIC-recognised institution.

For international students

Entrants to the programme will normally have achieved a lower second class honours degree in a related field or have a minimum of three years relevant industry management experience. Students need to have an IELTS Academic score of 6.0 (5.5). TOEFL iBT with 72 overall score with 17 in Listening, 17 in Writing, 20 in Speaking, 18 in Reading.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Buckinghamshire New University

With 98% graduate employment rate (HESA 2020) and state-of-the-art facilities, Bucks has everything students need to succeed.

  • Top 25 uni for teaching quality (2021 Good University Guide)
  • Ranked top 10 in UK for graduate employability (HESA 2020)
  • Offers career-focused courses to suit student needs
  • Vice Chancellor’s International Student Scholarship