Bachelor of Business Administration Concentration: Aviation Management

by Emirates Aviation University

The Bachelor of Business Administration with concentration in Aviation Management is a four-year programme designed in line with international standards. The programme aims to provide high quality business education with a focus on the aviat

AED 294840

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4 Years

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Aviation Management Concentration

Aviation Management is a unique specialisation that is offered by only a few universities around the world and is tailored to meet the needs of the job market in the fast-growing aviation industry.

The Bachelor of Business Administration with concentration in Aviation Management is a four-year programme designed in line with international standards. The programme aims to provide high quality business education with a focus on the aviation industry. The curriculum is carefully designed to integrate core business courses with specialised major courses that focus on topics related to airline and airport management.

The  following  qualifications  are  also  available  as  exit  awards  of  the  Bachelor of Business Administration in  Aviation Management programme.

  • Higher Diploma in  Aviation Management (HDAM) – 3 Years

  • Diploma in Aviation Management (DAM) - 2 Years  

Why enroll on this programme?

Emirates Aviation University (EAU) provides students with learning which blends classroom lectures with group activities, seminars by industry experts and practical internship.  This combination ensures that graduates are well prepared for employment in the business and aviation-related fields and are qualified to pursue graduate studies.


  • The  Bachelor of Business Administration in Aviation Management is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs. The programme is also accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), UK, and students are invited to join the CILT as full-time student members. Students that successfully complete the programme have the option of obtaining a Coventry University certificate in addition to Emirates Aviation University award.

  • Students who successfully complete the programme have the option of obtaining a Coventry University certificate in addition to Emirates Aviation University award.

Career Prospects

Graduates of the  Bachelor of Business Administration in Aviation Management are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to be prepared for employment at entry level positions or pursue further study, in Aviation Management or any relevant field.

Mode of Delivery

  • Full-time, credit-hour system, and semester-based.




Course Title

Course Type

Semester One

English I 


Introduction to IT


Islamic Culture


Math for Business


Fundamentals of Business


Semester Two

Environmental Science 




Financial Accounting 


Principles and Practice of Marketing


The Air Transport Industry


Semester Three



Principles and Practice of Management 


Corporate Finance


Operations Management


Airline Operations


Semester Four

Elective Course 


Business Communication


Statistics for Business


Business Law


Airport Operations


Semester Five

Cross Cultural Studies 


Innovation and Entrepreneurship 


Management Accounting


Management Information System


Air Transport Team Project


Semester Six

Research Methods 


Project Management


Elective course


Air Transport Quality and Safety


Elective course


Semester Seven

Strategic Management


Human Factors in Aviation


Airline Management


Airport Management


Airline Route and Fleet Planning


Semester Eight



Air Transport Management (Capstone)


Air Transport Economics


Research Project


Elective Course 




Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of the BBA programme, the graduate will be able to:

Knowledge and Understanding

  • KU1: Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the business environment, business strategy and the main functional areas of business organisations

  • KU2: Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of contemporary business theories and practice, particularly in relation to the disciplinary concentration

Cognitive Skills

  • CS1: Formulate, suggest and communicate solutions to business problems using appropriate methodologies, analysis and research techniques.

  • CS2: Apply knowledge of business and management, including that of the disciplinary concentration, into practice. 

Practical Skills:

  • PS1: Use a range of relevant tools and technologies in business and management context

  • PS2: Work effectively with others and in team environments

Transferable Skills

  • TS1: Communicate effectively, orally and in writing

  • TS2: Identify ethical issues and address them in a socially responsible manner

  • TS3: Develop Proficiency to make effective decisions in a global business setting


Entry Requirements:

School Curriculum System

Minimum Admission Requirements

Proficiency Requirements

UAE Curriculum

(Thanaweyya 'Ammah)

Minimum overall average of 70% in any track.

All applicants must submit one of the following English Language Proficiency test results:

  • EmSAT-Achieve English 1100, or

  • TOEFL iBT score of 61, or

  • IELTS Academic score of 5.0, or

  • Or any equivalent English Proficiency Test, approved by the Ministry of Education.

British System - GCSE/IGCSE + AS/A Levels

Students are required to successfully complete Year 13.

  • Five subjects* at GCSE/IGCSE with a minimum score “C” and two subjects at AS level with a minimum score “C”, or

  • Five subjects* at GCSE/IGCSE with a minimum score “C “and one subject at A level with a minimum score “D”.

* Arabic and Islamic Studies are not included.

International Baccalaureate

IB Diploma: Must pass total six subjects (excluding Islamic Education), three subjects in the higher level (HL) with a minimum score of 22 points.
IB certificate: will be assessed based on the high school credentials.

American High School Diploma inside the UAE

Minimum of 70% average in the final grade (Grade 12).

Indian Boards (Std XII)

Minimum average of 50% in the Senior Secondary School Certificate (12th Standard).

Notes and remarks:

  • Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements of the programme’s relevant subject(s), one of the following options will be considered:

    • EmSAT score(s), or

    • SAT score(s), or

    • EAU Entrance Exam in the relevant subject(s), or

    • Completing non-credit remedial course(s) in these subjects.

Emirates Aviation University is the Middle East’s leading educational institution for aeronautical engineering, aviation management, business management, aviation safety and security studies.

Emirates Aviation University (EAU) is the education arm of the Emirates Group, a name known worldwide for its commitment to the highest standards of quality in every aspect of its business.

The university is licensed by the UAE Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs and the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and offers an extensive range of programmes designed to provide students with the best aviation related specialisations.

Students can choose from undergraduate and postgraduate programmes combining the highest academic standards with the latest aviation industry developments and knowledge. While an experienced faculty, multi-national student body and our purpose-built campus in the heart of Dubai ensures a vibrant and effective learning environment.

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