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Entrance Year Sept 2023

Programme Code 02402-AML

Mode of Study Full-time

Normal Duration

2 years

Programme Intake 40

Fund Type Government-Funded

Credits Required for Graduation

60-75 (plus 3 training credits)

The exact credits required for each AD/HD holder will depend on the approved credits of transfer.

Programme Leaders

Programme Leader 

Dr Achim Czerny

Deputy Programme Leader 

Dr Sarah Wan

Remarks

  • The curriculum of this programme, including the credit requirements, is subject to review.
  • The number of credits to be transferred/exempted will depend on the entry qualifications of individual AD/HD admittees.
  • All students must complete a short work placement during their studies, either in summer or during semester time. The department provides assistance in finding suitable placements.

Aims and Characteristics

Programme Aims

This programme equips students with

  • A well-rounded business education with specialisation in aviation management and logistics
  • An in-depth understanding of how airports, airlines, government agencies, regulators and other groups of professionals, such as logistics firms and consultants, contribute to the functioning of aviation markets; and
  • The necessary background required to become an integral part of the aviation industry.

Characteristics

  • Strong emphasis on interactive and student-centred learning with case studies and simulation exercises
  • Visits to companies and organizations where practitioners share their extensive experience and professional knowledge
  • Hands-on experience before graduation, through Work-Integrated Education (WIE) where every student is required to complete 100 hours (3 training credits) of work in a firm related to the air transport sector. Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies students take up summer placements with Hong Kong, Mainland China or overseas firms or part-time employment during a semester or other WIE opportunities.
  • All students within the Faculty of Business are encouraged to participate in a range of extracurricular activities, such as leadership training camps, peer tutoring, mentorship.
  • If students wish, and subject to availability, they can spend a semester studying at another university overseas or in the Mainland China, and have the credits counted towards their PolyU degree.
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bba-aml.lms@polyu.edu.hk

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