Bachelor-Online Studies
Aviation Management

180 ECTS English

Are you fascinated by the miracle of flight? Aircraft too? Then start your online study programme in Aviation Management and prepare yourself for your career to take off.

Online Studies

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4 billion air tickets, over 60 million tonnes of cargo and more than 90 billion jobs worldwide. The aviation industry is a small cosmos in itself – and your Aviation Management online study programme is the gateway to this exciting world. In the online study programme, you will learn the basics of business administration and acquire academic and industry-specific methodological skills. 

The compulsory elective area gives you the opportunity to devote yourself to the topics that particularly appeal to you personally. For example, you can specialise in topics such as "Urban Air Mobility", "Sustainability and Environment in Aviation" and "Innovation and Digitalisation in Aviation". 

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Overview Your degree summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) 180 ECTS
    English
    Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
  • Application & starting date
    Start immediately or anytime
    Online application, no application deadlines
  • Study duration & extension
    36-72 months, depending on model
    Extension possible free of charge
  • Locations
    Study programme independent of time & place
    No mandatory attendance
    Innovative study tools available on online-campus & in the IU Learn App
    Exams online or at nearest examination centre
  • Study fees
    Starting at 209€/month, depending on model
    Regular discount campaigns
  • Recognition & Approval
    Study program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned
    180 ECTS - English
    AR-Siegel, ZFU 1139822
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Availability of modules for new degree programmes

In developing our course content, we pursue the goal of meeting the highest level of scientific and academic topicality while making our modules practice-oriented. Therefore, at the beginning of a new degree programme, some modules are still under development: These are available according to the semester planning of the curriculum. So nothing stands in the way of you starting your degree programme on the earliest possible start date!

Content

Your course overview in the Aviation Management online study programme

In your internationally oriented online study programme in Aviation Management, English-language courses await you, in order to best prepare you for your future activities in the global aviation industry. At the beginning, you will dedicate yourself to the basics of academic work, business administration and aviation management. You will then learn which institutions exist in the aviation industry and what the international regulations look like. Digital skills, the management of global companies and intercultural and ethical competencies are also part of your Aviation Management Bachelor. In our simulation game, you can try yourself out as an airline manager and gain effective insight into the professional world of aviation management. 

Practical relevance in the Aviation Management online study programme

Your Aviation Management online study programme at IU International University of Applied Sciences is characterised, in particular, by its excellent practical relevance. The majority of the modules in the compulsory elective area each include a practical project in which you specifically apply what you have learned. In addition, you can try out your skills as an airline manager in the compulsory part of the simulation. This is the best way to prepare for your professional future.  

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100% Flexible

Flexible, interactive, practically oriented: your online studies

  • Whether you’re studying full-time, alongside your job, abroad or as a parent: your online studies adapt to your life. You study online and 100% flexibly – from the first day of class right up to your exam.
  • Thanks to our online campus, our innovative study app IU Learn and our virtual classes, you can fit your studies right into your daily life.
  • You even get to choose how to sit your exams: online 24/7 on 365 days a year or simply on location.
  • Connect with other students or your lecturers at any time: via the online campus, MS Teams, E-Mail or in interactive virtual classes.
Careers

Your professional future with your Bachelor’s in Aviation Management

Aviation companies offer the best career prospects for professionals in aviation management. After your studies, you can start your career with airlines, air freight companies, airports or aircraft and component manufacturers, for example. Organisations and aviation safety authorities such as the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and a variety of institutions with aviation-related activities also need your skills for their management teams. After graduating, you can work as a ... 

Airline or Air Cargo Flight Operations Manager

Whether it's a plane full of passengers or cargo – as a Flight Operations Manager, you ensure that the flight runs smoothly. You make sure that the staffing for the terminal operations is right and make sure that the expenses do not exceed the budget. You will also develop standard operating and working practices. In critical situations with passengers, cargo or employees, you use your extensive knowledge to find the best solutions. 

Ground Operations Manager

As Ground Operations Manager, you will lead your own team and set priorities for ramp, fleet, customer service and baggage handling. You develop strategies, analyse processes and re-evaluate situations as needed to drive progress and achieve operational goals. You never lose sight of safety, punctuality and compliance with regulations, and you look after the interests of the workforce. 

Network Manager

In this position, you are responsible for the flight plan. You are actively involved in the design of the route network and align it to maximise profits. To do this, you keep an eye on international developments and identify market potential long in advance. You remove uneconomical connections from the programme and thus ensure a healthy cash flow. The perfectly timed take-off and landing windows are all thanks to your excellent calculations. 

Tuition fees

Study model and prices in the Bachelor online study programme in Aviation Management

Depending on your personal or professional situation, full-time study is not always easy to manage. That is why we have also developed part-time programmes for all our degrees, which offer flexible and longer study periods. This way, you can study alongside your job or during your time off, whether at home or abroad. The content of the different models is identical. Depending on the study model, we will adjust your tuition fees accordingly. With the part-time options, your weekly study load is reduced.  


Can't finish your degree in the allotted time? No problem! We develop the right study model for everyone. If you realise that you need more time, you can easily switch to another study model with three months’ notice before the end of the month. These are our different study models:

Only until 06.10.2022

Full-Time

Duration 36 Months

Perfect for students who want to hit the ground running and shorten the period of study by increasing their studying pace.

348€ /mtl 369€ Enrol by October 6th using the code MUTIGSEIN22, save 1.444€ & get a free iPad.  Apply now
Only until 06.10.2022

Part-Time I

Duration 48 Months

Excellent for talented all-rounders who want to give their studies everything they’ve got while holding down a job and keeping down their monthly costs at the same time.

303€ /mtl 319€ Enrol by October 6th using the code MUTIGSEIN22, save 1.444€ & get a free iPad.  Apply now
Only until 06.10.2022

Part-Time II

Duration 72 Months

Ideal for students who would like to take their time completing their course on top of their job and everyday life and keep down the monthly costs of their studies.

209€ /mtl 219€ Enrol by October 6th using the code MUTIGSEIN22, save 1.444€ & get a free iPad.  Apply now
Additional charges
All our study programmes include the following services
  • Free trial phase of four weeks

  • Access to online libraries

  • Personal assistance from lecturers

  • Online campus with innovative study tools

  • Access to Statista and LinkedIn Learning

  • Individual study and career coaching

  • Online exams around the clock

  • License for Microsoft Office and Teams

  • Flexible extension of study duration

Recognition

Recognition of previous achievements

Have you already completed a training course, studied at a university or gained work experience? Then you have the opportunity to get your previous achievements recognised. By doing so, you save time and tuition fees – namely €30 per recognised ECTS point.

  • Shortening your period of study: Skip individual modules or whole semesters!
  • Save on tuition fees: You’ll save €30 for every recognised ECTS point

Even before you apply for an online study programme, we’ll gladly check whether we can take your previous achievements into account: 100% online, no strings attached. Simply fill in our online recognition form.

Send an email to study@iu.org to find out which previous achievements you can get recognised. Make sure you send your application before the end of your 1-month trial. You can get your previous achievements recognised during your studies. However, we can no longer grant you a cost reduction after the end of the trial month.

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Why IU is the best choice
  • Personalised & flexible

    You get to study whenever, however and wherever you want – thanks to our digital campus, flexible full- and part-time models and exams you can sit online at any time. You even decide when to start your studies! 

  • State-approved & award-winning

    Our study programmes are state-approved and multi-award-winning. That makes us and our students happy – according to Fernstudiencheck.de, they are 96% likely to recommend us. 

  • Here for you – personally

    Get the support you need: via our online campus, you can participate in live sessions, chat with fellow students or benefit from our study and career coaching. 

  • Practically oriented

    Thanks to our wide selection of practically oriented specialisations, you can create your own profile and develop skills for the career you’re dreaming of. 

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