Entrance Year Sept 2023
Programme Code 02402-AML
Mode of Study Full-time
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.
60-75 (plus 3 training credits)
The exact credits required for each AD/HD holder will depend on the approved credits of transfer.
Programme Leader Dr Achim Czerny Deputy Programme Leader Dr Sarah Wan
Dr Achim Czerny
Deputy Programme Leader
Dr Sarah Wan
- 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
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.
- 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.