• LevelLevel 6
  • Duration1 year
  • UCAS CodeTBC
  • Awarding bodyThe Open University


The airport and airline industry is ever changing which makes it an exciting industry to be part of. Whilst the current pandemic offers a challenge to the industry, this course presents the opportunity to grow and develop managerial skills fundamental to stand out and be prepared for this vibrant industry.

The course has been designed in conjunction with senior aviation managers, both airport and airlines and recognises the demand for essential business skills combined with the theory and operational requirements of the sector. The content on the BA (Hons) Airport and Airline Passenger Management course reflects our links with employers, and our teaching emphasises the connections between theories and practice.

Trips are an integral part of the course, to include the opportunity to visit both international and UK airports and Airlines. Legislation permitting both UK and international destinations will be available (additional cost).

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules will include:

  • Business research Methods
  • Business Research Project
  • Managing Strategy
  • Critical Perspectives in the Airport and Airline Industries
  • Managing Passenger, Airport and Airline Relationships

You will also have the opportunity to study with Eden Flight Training where you will have the amazing opportunity to attend flying school. Eden Flight Training are the only Approved Training Organisation (by the Civil Aviation Authority) in the North East of England, based at Teesside Airport with a philosophy of bringing affordable flight training in a safe, professional and friendly environment. You will learn the theory of flying and then put this into practice with a day of flying lessons where YOU will fly the aircraft (additional costs apply - TBC).

September- May

Entry requirements

You must have achieved an appropriate foundation degree or Level 5 equivalent.

You will be assessed through a variety of assessment methods, including, essays, presentations, research tasks, projects and case studies.

Our graduates have gone on to have successful careers with Emirates in the UAE, Jet2, British Airways and teaching Aviation. Our students follow careers in airlines, airport ground handling, airline management, airport administration, airport security and airline operations.

Fees payable directly to Middlesbrough College, £8,500 per year.

If you would like to study a higher education course, financial support is available. Please click here for more information and see what support you could receive.

Please apply through UCAS for this course. Our team will make contact with you for further details to arrange an interview. If your application is successful we will formally offer you a place via UCAS.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to apply directly to us then please press the apply now button at the top of this webpage. If your application is successful we will formally offer you a place on the programme and upload your application to UCAS for you.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

If you are worried about the cost of higher education, it might help to know there are a range of financial support schemes available to help with course fees when studying at Middlesbrough College. Our Student Services department can offer advice and guidance when students apply for a loan or bursary.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from the town centre. As well as being just a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from a bursary that can help with the costs of travel.


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