The MSc International Aviation Regulation and Law is aimed at those with an interest in the regulatory and legal environment surrounding aviation organisations, who wish to develop their knowledge. 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 and regulation and law.
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.
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.
Interactive learning experience
As well as lectures, you will also have material online on our virtual learning environment as well access to Flight Global, a premium online community which provides industry analysis, news and comprehensive data sets. This will enable you to base projects, publications and assignments on real-world data.
You will be assessed through individual and group activities which take place throughout the duration of the course. Summative assessment will be based on real-world cases and projects on a consultancy basis and involve presentations, investigations with report findings and recommendations and business case proposals.
What are the course entry requirements?
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. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate English language skills to IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
On review of your application, you may be invited for an interview.
How much does it cost
Full Time Home and EU, Academic Year 2019-2020: £8,250
Full Time International, Academic Year 2019-2020: £12,000
Full Time Home and EU, Academic Year 2020-2021: £9,500
Full Time International, Academic Year 2020-2021: £13,000
Most courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees.
You could benefit from financial support through a bursary or scholarship during your time as a student. For more details visit our financial support, bursaries and scholarships section.
How do I apply?
For application details please visit bucks.ac.uk/applying-to-bucks