Bachelor of Aviation (Honours) in Operations and Management


QR Level: 5

QR Registration No.: 19/000924/L5

QR Reg. Validity Period: 01/09/2019-31/08/2024

This programme is accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications.

Deputy Programme Leader:

Mr. Chan Pui Yuk




Programme Introduction Video


Programme Intended Learning Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this programme, students will be able to:

  • Formulate solutions to complex issues and problems related to the aviation industry by drawing on various sources of information and proven methodologies.
  • Evaluate aviation related information and formulate technical solutions to enhance the operational procedures and to address related challenges.
  • Analyse the commercial and management aspects of the aviation industry to support operational needs.
  • Perform technical and managerial tasks proficiently and responsibly in developing a professional career in the aviation industry.
  • Communicate professionally in a range of routine and specialized settings in aviation operations and management.
  • Analyse the major socio-political, cultural, economic and ethical issues affecting the aviation industry in local, national, regional and international contexts.



Main Subject Areas


Aviation and Logistics

  • Airport Operations and Management
  • Aircraft Operations & Aviation Systems
  • Airline Operations and In-Flight Services
  • Air Freight Operations;
  • Aviation Safety, Security and Regulation
  • Airline Dispatch Operations
  • Human Factors in Aviation
  • Air Traffic Management
  • Systems Modelling and Simulation
  • Airline Strategic Management
  • Business Continuity Management
  • Mobile Technologies in Aviation
  • Aviation Capstone Project
  • Industry Placement

Programme Flowchart


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Further Studies Pathways


This programme has been offered since 2019-20. Articulation possibilities may include:


Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Aviation)
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Aeronautical Engineering)
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Master of Science in International Air Transport Operations Management
Cranfield University, UK
Master of Science in Air Transport Management
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA
Master of Business Administration in Aviation Management
Hong Kong International Aviation Academy, Hong Kong; and Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC), France
Advanced Master in Air Transport Management
Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Master of Aviation (Management)
University of New South Wales, Australia
Master of Aviation Management

Career Prospects


Graduates will be competent for a wide range of aviation related jobs across various sectors, which include:


  • Airlines
  • Airport
  • Air Freight
  • Business Aviation
  • Ground Handling and Ramp Handling
  • Aviation Security Management
  • Aircraft Leasing
  • Aircraft Maintenance Services Logistics
  • Aviation Equipment Supply

Graduates should be able to apply their aviation knowledge and generic skills acquired from the programme to enter entry-level positions such as Officers, Analysts or Supervisors in aviation related business units.



Programme Activities