Content Official Master's Degree in Aeronautical Management

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Ideal student profile

This master's degree is aimed at students interested in specialising in the field of air transport management. Therefore, it is ideally suited to those with a bachelor's degree or equivalent in: engineering, economics, business administration or law. This degree is also suited to professionals working in the aeronautical sector who are qualified to join a university master's programme.

It is necessary to have reached level B1 or above in English on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Basic skills

  • Use acquired knowledge as a basis for originality in the application of ideas, often in a research context.
  • Solve problems in new or little-known situations within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to the field of study.
  • Integrate knowledge and use it to make judgements in complex situations, with incomplete information, while keeping in mind social and ethical responsibilities.
  • Communicate and justify conclusions clearly and unambiguously to both specialised and non-specialised audiences.
  • Continue the learning process, to a large extent autonomously

Specific skills

  • Conduct an original, innovative project on a problem related to the aeronautical sector.
  • Follow the legal regulations governing management in the aeronautical sector, on the basis of understanding the specific concepts of aeronautical law.
  • Identify and understand the main elements in the behaviour of aeronautical professionals in order to manage them correctly.
  • Identify and understand the different national and international air transport systems, their key factors and their role in achieving safe, efficient air transport.
  • Efficiently apply quantitative methods and techniques to optimise a logistical system. Take the main factors determining airport operations into account in management.
  • Understand the main factors affecting the operations of a commercial airline, so as to deal appropriately with these in management.
  • Execute a simulation project to improve performance indicators for airport processes.
  • Apply the principles and techniques of lean management to innovation and improvement in the performance of aeronautical industry processes.
  • Analyse the influence of the main management procedures and techniques in aeronautical maintenance on the management of airlines.

Cross-curricular skills

  • Organise, plan and manage projects.
  • Recognise the human, economic, legal and ethical dimension in professional practice.
  • Solve complex problems by adopting a rigorous, efficient approach.
  • Work collaboratively in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Seek out new areas to open up within the field.