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The master’s program, which aims to raise future experts for the aviation sector, will be delivered by İbn Haldun University with the coordination of our Training Directorate. Airbus, one of the most prominent corporations of the aviation sector, is a sponsor for the master’s program.

The program aims to raise new leaders for the global civil aviation sector and this is the very first year of the program. Courses will be delivered by distinguished instructors from influential institutions and universities such as Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cranfield University and British Columbia University. The program duration will be 18 months and courses will be delivered at Turkish Aviation Academy.


A UNIQUE PROGRAM

The master’s program is considered unique because of the content of the courses. Throughout the program, participants will take courses such as basics of airline management, aviation economy, finance, aviation law, marketing and regulatory compliance. In addition to these, the program offers elective modules such as airport planning and management and air transport contracts.

Aim of the program

Educating and guiding young people in order to contribute to their career path in MRO companies and airlines.

Focusing on Air Transport Management and Aviation Maintenance Management to become regional MBA leader in aviation.

Candidates for the Program:

  • Aviation sector employees
  • Engineering, management, social sciences or law department graduates

Preliminary application requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree from any department.
  • For the thesis program, a minimum of 55 ALES score (equally-weighted) or 610 GRE score (149 for new score scale) from Quantitative Reasoning Section,or 450 GMAT score.
  • A minimum of 65 YDS/YÖKDİL score or 75 TOEFL – IBT score.
  • 2 proffesional/academic recommendation letters.

Curriculum:

Thesis

A prospective student in the MA Program in Air Transportation Management, takes at least 6 compulsory and 4 elective courses (30 credits in total). In addition, the students take a non-credit seminar course and complete a master thesis.

Normally, the students are expected to complete the program in three semesters. However, in certain situations, a student who completes the required courses in at most four semesters with a GPA of 3.00/4.00 and presented his or her thesis proposal successfully can be given extra time to complete the writing of the thesis.

Program Curriculum:

Air Transportation Management Master of Arts Program with Thesis

  • 6 compulsory and 4 elective courses; 10 courses in total, and a seminar course; 30 credits in total (80 ECTS).
  • Thesis (60 AKTS).
  • Minimum 140 ECTS.
I. Semester
Code Course Credits / ECTS
AIR 501 Fundamentals of Airline Management 3 /7.5
AIR 503 Aviation Economics and Financial Analysis 3 /7.5
AIR 505 Airlines Marketing Strategies 3 /7.5
AIR XXX Elective Course 3 /7.5
II. Semester
Code Course Credits / ECTS
AIR 502 Research Methods and Publication Ethics 3 /7.5
AIR 504 Supply Chain Management in Aviation 3 /7.5
AIR 506 Airline Business Models and Strategic Management 3 /7.5
AIR XXX Elective Course 3 /7.5
 III. Semester
Code Course Credits / ECTS
AIR 590 Seminar 0 /5.0
AIR 599 MA Thesis 3/30.0
AIR XXX Elective Course 3 /7.5
IV. Semester
Code Course Credits / ECTS
AIR 599 MA Thesis 3/30.0
AIR XXX Elective Course 3 /7.5

 

Elective Courses
Code Course Credits / ECTS
AIR 511 Air Law, Regulations and Contracting in Air Transportation 3 /7.5
AIR 512 Air Transportation Systems and Infrastructure 3 /7.5
AIR 513 Network, Fleet and Schedule Planning 3 /7.5
AIR 514 Airport Planning and Management 3 /7.5
AIR 515 Management Information Systems in Air Transportation 3 /7.5
AIR 516 Leadership and Change Management in Aviation 3 /7.5
AIR 517 Aviation Safety and Security 3 /7.5
AIR 518 Service Management and Innovation 3 /7.5
AIR 519 Financial Applications in Airline Business 3 /7.5
AIR 520 Management Economics 3 /7.5

 

Non-Thesis

A student to take the Master degree in Air Transportation Management, should successfully take and pass 6 compulsory and 6 elective courses (36 credits in total). In addition, the students should complete a project paper on a specific theme about air transportation management.

Program Curriculum:

Air Transportation Management Master of Arts Program (Non-Thesis)

  • 6 compulsory and 6 elective courses; 36 credits in total (90 Credits).
  • Project (30 ECTS).
  • Minimum 120 ECTS.
I. Semester
Code Course Credits / ECTS
AIR 501 Fundamentals of Airline Management 3 /7.5
AIR 503 Aviation Economics and Financial Analysis 3 /7.5
AIR 505 Airlines Marketing Strategies 3 /7.5
AIR XXX Elective Course 3 /7.5
II. Semester
Code Course Credits / ECTS
AIR 502 Research Methods and Publication Ethics 3 /7.5
AIR 504 Supply Chain Management in Aviation 3 /7.5
AIR 506 Airline Business Models and Strategic Management 3 /7.5
AIR XXX Elective Course 3 /7.5
 III. Semester
Code Course Credits / ECTS
AIR 599 Project 0/30.0
AIR XXX Elective Course 3 /7.5
AIR XXX Elective Course 3 /7.5
AIR XXX Elective Course 3 /7.5
AIR XXX Elective Course 3 /7.5

 

Elective Courses
Code Course Credits / ECTS
AIR 511 Air Law, Regulations and Contracting in Air Transportation 3 /7.5
AIR 512 Air Transportation Systems and Infrastructure 3 /7.5
AIR 513 Network, Fleet and Schedule Planning 3 /7.5
AIR 514 Airport Planning and Management 3 /7.5
AIR 515 Management Information Systems in Air Transportation 3 /7.5
AIR 516 Leadership and Change Management in Aviation 3 /7.5
AIR 517 Aviation Safety and Security 3 /7.5
AIR 518 Service Management and Innovation 3 /7.5
AIR 519 Financial Applications in Airline Business 3 /7.5
AIR 520 Management Economics 3 /7.5

IBN HALDUN UNIVERSITY

Ibn Haldun University aims to become a prominent “research university” with its research projects and quality of education. Ibn Haldun University was established in 2015 by TURGEV as a Foundation University. Ibn Haldun University will begin educating its first students in 2017 – 2018 academic year in Başakşehir South Campus.Ibn Haldun Social Complex, which constitutes the North Campus, was built near the Fatih Terim Stadium in Başakşehir with the inspiration of Ottoman architecture.

With values such as independence, progressivism, habit of research, scientific grounding and uniqueness, Ibn Haldun University aims to raise new Ibn Halduns. 

For further information about Ibn Haldun University: http://ibnhaldun.edu.tr/ 

For further information about the program and applications: aviationacademy@thy.com / +90212 463 63 63 – 12360-13101.