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DC117
Aviation Management/ Aviation Management with Pilot Studies

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
Duration of course
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This course offers a distinct choice for those wishing to train as commercial pilots or to pursue fast-paced management careers in aviation.

In the fourth year, the course divides into two streams: Some students will opt to pursue training at an approved Flight Training Organisation with a view to qualifying as a commercial pilot (Airline Transport Pilot Licence) or others will choose to follow more specialist studies in aviation management at DCU.


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This course will suit you if you have a general interest in aviation and management. 


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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Old Code New Code Award Title
BMXXX  5M2069  Marketing
BBSXX  5M2102  Business Studies
BBSIT  5M2111  International Trade
BBSAX  5M2468  Business Administration

Essential Module Requirements:
Distinction in B20029 - Statistics
or 5N2066 - Statistics
or C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics
(or O4/H6 or better in LCE Maths).
Distinctions in 5 modules.

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Students pursue a four to six month INTRA placement in third year in a related aviation setting. This placement has two options for completion- industrial placement in an aviation business or exchange with a partner aviation management programme in the European Business School in Germany

Students also have an opportunity in forth year to pursue training at an approved Flight Training Organisation with a view to qualifying as a commercial pilot (Airline Transport Pilot Licence)

Graduates will find themselves working as Airline Pilots, in Aviation Management, in Business Operations with National and International Airlines, Airline Logistics and Management



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