1 year / up to 3 year

Study type

Full -Time/ Part-Time

Credit hours



Taught modules 50%, Group projects 10%, Individual project 40%

Programme Details

The Executive MSc in Air Transport Management is designed to deliver advanced and comprehensive knowledge in air transport management strategic issues. It combines air transport theoretical knowledge with an increased focus on leadership and personal development. This degree programme is one of a set of postgraduate programmes designed by Cranfield University and offered at Muscat University and leads to the award of a Cranfield University degree and also a Muscat University degree.

Programme Objectives

The MSc in Air Transport Management aims to:

  • Equip students with the skills required to pursue a successful career in various sectors of the air transport industry including airlines, airport companies and authorities, civil aviation departments, air transport consultancies and aerospace companies.
  • Enhance students’ skills in air transport management, offering a mode of study that enables them to combine study with work commitments.
  • Assist students in meeting the management training needs of existing air transport companies, suppliers, aviation consultants and government regulators.

Admission Requirements

Applicants will typically need the following qualifications (or international equivalent) for admission to the programme:

  • A first or upper second class UK Honours degree in any relevant discipline.
  • Recognised professional qualification plus a number of years’ relevant working experience may be accepted as equivalent.
  • An IELTS level of 7.0 or equivalent with no individual IELTS component below 6.0.

Students will be required to take all six core modules (60 credits), three or four elective modules to the value of 40 credits and the Group Project (20 credits) (200 credits in total). Students will also be required to submit a thesis (80 credits).

Core Modules Elective modules
Mod# Module Title Credits Module Title Credits
01 The Airline Business 10 Air Transport Market Analysis 10
02 The Airport Business 10 Air Transport Marketing 10
03 Strategies for Success 10 Airport Operations 10
04 Professional and Personal Development 10 Airline Fleet Planning 10
05 Air Transport Economics and Financial Management 10
06 Research Methods 10
21 Group Project (core for PgDIp and MSc) 20
22 Individual Research Project (core for MSc) 80