FdA Aviation & Tourism
This innovative programme with an excellent bespoke design, one of only a handful in the North of England, offers students the opportunity to combine modules from across the aviation, travel and tourism sectors, with the chance to top-up to a relevant BA (Hons) with a further year of full-time study.
Attendance: Full time
Duration: Two years
Starting date: September 2019
What will you do?
Year one modules – Level 4:
- Aviation Sector Operations
- Introduction to Strategic Marketing in Aviation & Tourism
- Technology in Aviation & Tourism
- Managing Human Resources
- Analysing Financial Performance
- Personal & Professional Development
Year two modules – Level 5:
- Aviation Sector Management
- Aviation & Tourism Service Sector Management
- Tourism Destination Development
- Global Business Operations in Aviation & Tourism
- Work Related Research Project
*Modules offered may vary.
How will I learn?
Lectures and seminars are delivered by industry specialist staff, with direct experience encompassing all the disciplines of the Aviation and Tourism sectors. The programme enables the acquisition of appropriate background knowledge, development of broader academic skills, with an emphasis on the balance of theoretical requirements and sustainability aspects of the individual sectors.
Educational visits and educational support from a range of National and International employers, leaders in industry from airlines, airports, Regulatory bodies, NATS, environmentalist, Government, visitor attractions, hoteliers and tour operators have proven invaluable to students; enabling detailed application and underpinning theory to industry practice raising aspirations, motivation and achievements.
How am I assessed?
Both in-course and end assessments including reports, essays, projects, case studies, examination, individual or group presentation, group activity and a personal development portfolio.
Recently alumni students have secured employment both internationally & nationally with leading sector organisations such as International Airline Group, Manchester Airline Group, Norwegian, Easy Jet, Jet2, Swissport, Securitas, Durham Tees Valley Airport, Newcastle International Airport, Stansted Airport, London Heathrow Holdings, Leeds Braford, Gatwick Airport,Virgin Atlantic and Tui in a range of roles from Airport Management, Aviation Crew to Travel consultant.
You may also wish to further your studies and progress to Top-up Award or other appropriate top up programmes with a further year of study
- English and Mathematics commensurate with Level 2.
Delivered in partnership with Teesside University