- Flexible distance learning without compulsory attendance at Germany's largest university
- Start of studies possible at any time, no semester operation
- no numerus clausus, no admission restriction
- Interesting specialisations, for example in Innovation and Digitalization in Aviation or in Urban Air Mobility
- The language of instruction is English throughout
These are the prerequisites for the Bachelor Aviation Management
You can be admitted to the part-time distance learning Aviation Management programme at IU International University if you have either a Abitur (the general university entrance qualification), a Fachabitur or the Fachgebundene Hochschulreife.
In addition, you can also study Aviation Management without an Abitur. In order to be admitted to the IU distance learning programme without an Abitur, you must present a completed advanced training course, for example as a state-certified business economist, or a master craftsman's certificate. You can also be admitted if you have completed vocational training and worked full-time for at least 3 years following this training.
This is what you will study in the Aviation Management online degree programme
This Bachelor's degree at IU comprises about 32 modules, which you take and complete in the course of 6 semesters of standard study time. Each module has a scope of 5-10 credit points (ECTS) and concludes with an examination such as a term paper or an exam. In total, you will earn 180 credit points from module to module and from semester to semester.
The typical study plan for full-time studies in Aviation Management is as follows:
- Semester 1: Academic Integrity and Writing for Business, Introduction to Academic Work, Introduction to Aviation Management, Business 101, Modern Aviation Transport Modes, Managerial Economics
- Semester 2: Principles of Management, Collaborative Work, Aviation Policy, Institutions and Regulations, Management Accounting, Aircraft Performance and Evaluation, Organizational Behavior
- Semester 3: Airport Management and Ground Services, Corporate Finance and Investment, Digital Skills, International Marketing, Airline and Air Cargo Management, Statistics - Probability and Descriptive Statistics
- Semester 4: Global Sourcing, International Contract Management, Aviation Business Intelligence, Agile Project Management, Network Planning and Yield Management, Global Corporations and Globalization
- Semester 5: Digital Business Models, Seminar: Current Issues in Aviation Management, Simulation: Airline Management, Intercultural and Ethical Decision-Making, Elective A
- Semester 6: Elective B, Elective C, Bachelor Thesis
The special feature of the Bachelor's degree programme Aviation Management at IU is the many opportunities to delve into topics according to one's own interests and professional fields in the elective area.
As first and second specialisation you can choose from these exciting modules: Sustainability and Environment in Aviation, Innovation and Digitalization in Aviation, Urban Air Mobility, Aviation Entrepreneurship, Human Factors and Safety Management in Aviation.
As a second specialisation you choose one of these study modules: Sustainability and Environment in Aviation, Innovation and Digitalization in Aviation, Urban Air Mobility, Aviation Entrepreneurship, Human Factors and Safety Management in Aviation, Digital Product Development, Online and Social Media Marketing, Big Data and Data Protection, Applied Sales, Innovative Technologies and Sustainability, Organizational Development and Change Management, Managing People and Fundamentals of Business Psychology, Supply Chain Management, Business Intelligence, Working environment 4.0, Business Ethics and Sustainability, International Brand Management and Corporate Communication, Intercultural Psychology and CRM.
This is how flexible the standard period of study is in the Aviation Management distance learning programme
At IU International University you can choose one of 3 study models for your part-time distance learning programme:
- In the full-time study, the standard period of study is 6 semesters or 36 months. You can extend the standard period of study by up to 2 semesters or 12 months at no additional cost. The full-time study programme in Aviation Management is particularly suitable for those who do not work or only work a few hours a week.
- In the Part-time study I, the standard period of study is 8 semesters or 48 months. You can extend the standard period of study by up to 2 semesters or 12 months at no additional cost. Part-time study I is suitable, for example, if you work part-time alongside your studies.
- In Part-time study II the standard period of study is 12 semesters or 72 months. You can extend the standard period of study by up to 2 semesters or 12 months at no additional cost. Part-time study II is particularly suitable if you are heavily involved in your career in addition to your distance learning.
By the way, you can also take a vacation semester during the course of your studies, at no additional cost.
How does online study at IU work?
In the Aviation Management distance learning programme at IU International University, there is no compulsory attendance - you learn continuously from home, in the library of your choice or wherever you can learn best.
You take your modules and courses when you want. This means that you can usually arrange your study plan and semester schedule flexibly yourself.
Central to the IU distance learning program are your interactive learning scripts. You receive the scripts in printed form as well as digitally as a PDF and for your tablet. The smart IU Learn app gives you access to both the scripts for your Aviation Management degree program and scripts from all other distance learning programs at IU.
You can also access supplemental materials, such as videos, through myCampus, IU's online campus. You can exchange information with your lecturers and fellow students in live virtual formats, for example, via the interactive courses.
And exams? If you wish, you can write them as online exams. You can take an online exam around the clock as soon as you feel sufficiently prepared for the subject matter. Alternatively, you can write the exam at one of the IU's numerous exam centers throughout Germany.