Programme Overview

Qualification
BSc (Hons)
Provider
Singapore Institute of Technology
Duration
3 years
Total credits
180
Application period
10 January to 19 March 2022
Next intake
Campus location
SIT@RP Building

The Bachelor of Science with Honours in Air Transport Management is a three-year, direct honours degree programme and is the first and only Air Transport Management degree programme offered by an autonomous university in Singapore. The curriculum is developed in close partnership with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and other key members of the aviation industry.

With the development of Changi Airport Terminals 4 and 5, the aviation sector is expected to grow significantly. Manpower needs are projected to increase until 2035. Students will be trained to become skilled aviation professionals of airports, airlines, ground handling agencies as well as aviation consultancy firms.

This degree programme will cover operations, management and business aspects of the air transport industry and aims to strengthen the pipeline of skilled aviation professionals to meet the future manpower demands of the expanding aviation industry.

Programme Highlights
  • Industry-Relevant Curriculum Co-developed with CAAS and Aviation Companies
  • Eight-month Integrated Work Study Programme at Airlines, Airport and Ground Handling Agency Companies.
  • Specialised Modules include Airport Operations and Management, Airline Marketing, Airport Marketing and Revenue Analysis and Management.
Career Opportunities

With the expansion of the aviation sector, the manpower demand in the aviation industry in Singapore will increase significantly. Graduates can look forward to careers in airports, airlines, ground handling agency companies and aviation consultancy firms.

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Integrated Work Study Programme

Integrated Work Study Programme provides students with the opportunity to undertake real work. Held over the span of eight months, it is designed to be more in-depth than a traditional internship. You will gain real work experience and apply the theories you learn in class with actual practice.

Career Options

Graduates can look forward to careers in:

  • Airports 
  • Airlines
  • Ground Handling Agencies 
  • Aviation Consultancy Firms 
  • Aviation Regulators 

Programme Structure (AY2022/23)*

Module Title Credits
Introduction to Air Transport Industry 6
Management in Aviation 6
Service Quality Management 6
Principles of Economics 6
Operations Management in Aviation 6
Aviation Regulatory Policy and Air Law 6
Business Continuity Management 6
Quantitative Analysis 6
Airline Business Fundamentals 6
Airline Marketing 6
Aviation Human Factors 3
Airport Operations and Management 6
Airline Operations 6
Airline Finance 6
Airport Marketing 6
Airline Network and Fleet Planning 6
Aircraft Maintenance Management 6
Air Cargo Operations and Management 6
Aviation and Environment 6
Applied Research Methods 6
Airline Business Strategies 6
Operations Research 6
Revenue Analysis and Management 6
Integrated Work Study Programme 20
Capstone Project 10
Module Title Credits
Digital Competency Essentials 2
Critical Thinking and Communicating 4
Introduction to Design Innovation 2
Interdisciplinary Design Innovation 4
Social Innovation Project 3

* The programme structure is subject to change without prior notice. SIT regularly reviews its curriculum to ensure that it remains industry-relevant and prepares our students for the evolving needs of industry.

Eligibility and Exemption

Diploma holders from any of the five local polytechnics, A level / NUS High School Diploma / IB Diploma graduates are welcome to apply.

Minimum Mathematics Requirement
Applicants to the Air Transport Management programme are also required to fulfil one of the following Mathematics requirements by application closing:

Qualifications

Mathematics Subject

Minimum Grade Required

GCE O Level

Mathematics or

B4

Additional Mathematics

C6

Polytechnic Foundation Programme (PFP)

Equivalent Mathematics Modules

B

GCE A Level

H1 Mathematics or

C

H2 Mathematics

Pass

International Baccalaureate (IB)

SL Mathematics

5

HL Mathematics

4

NUS High School Diploma

Mathematics

C

Polytechnic applicants with equivalent Mathematics modules will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. Applicants who did not fulfil the Mathematics requirement will be assessed through an in-house technical test held on one of these dates as scheduled by the administrator. 

  • 4 March 2022 (Friday)
  • 28 March 2022 (Monday)

Selection shall be solely within the discretion of the University and will depend upon the number of places available in the programme. 

Fees and Finances

    Subsidised fees per credit
    $155.00
    Total credit
    180
    Tuition fees: $27,900.00 for SG Citizens / $109,878.00 Non-subsidised fees.
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    Subsidised fees per credit
    $295.00
    Total credit
    180
    Tuition fees: $53,100.00 for Permanent Resident / $109,878.00 Non-subsidised fees.
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    Subsidised fees per credit
    $401.25
    Total credit
    180
    Tuition fees: $72,225.00 for International Student / $109,878.00 Non-subsidised fees.
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    • Tuition fees shown are the total cost for completion of studies, based on the minimum credits required to graduate.
    • Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents fees are exclusive of GST and subsidised by the Ministry of Education.
    • International Students and Non-Subsidised fees are inclusive of 7% GST.

    Industry Advisory Committee

    The members of the Industry Advisory Committee for this programme are:

    Mr Chiang Hai Eng (Chairperson) 
     
     
    Mr Vincent Chan
    Senior Vice President of Passenger Services
    SATS Ltd
    Ms Goh Hwai Kar
    Senior Vice President
    People Services and Rewards
    Changi Airport Group
    Mr Ho Yuen Sang
    Director
    Aviation Industry
    Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore
    Mr Mak Swee Wah
    Executive Vice President of Commercial
    Singapore Airlines
    Mr Barathan Pasupathi
    Chief Executive Officer
    Jetstar Asia Airways Pte Ltd