Programme Overview

BSc (Hons)
Singapore Institute of Technology
3 years
Total credits
Application period
10 January to 19 March 2024
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 Terminal 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 companies, aviation consultancy firms, aviation regulators, aviation-related business units, freight forwarders and technology 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, Ground Handling Companies, Aviation-Related Business Units, Freight Forwarders and Technology Firms.
  • 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, aviation consultancy firms, aviation regulators, aviation-related business units, freight forwarders, ground handling agencies and technology 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
  • Aviation Consultancy Firms 
  • Aviation Regulators
  • Aviation-related Business Units 
  • Freight Forwarders
  • Ground Handling Agencies 
  • Technology Firms

Programme Structure (AY2024/25)*

  1. Core Modules
    (165 Credits)
  2. University Modules
    (15 Credits)
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

* 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, and holders of equivalent Year 12 qualifications are welcome to apply.

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
    Total credit
    Tuition fees: $27,900.00 for SG Citizens / $111,933.00 Non-subsidised fees.
    Subsidised fees per credit
    Total credit
    Tuition fees: $53,100.00 for Permanent Resident / $111,933.00 Non-subsidised fees.
    Subsidised fees per credit
    Total credit
    Tuition fees: $73,575.00 for International Student / $111,933.00 Non-subsidised fees.

    Industry Advisory Committee

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

    Mr Mak Swee Wah (Chairperson) 
    Mr Vincent Chan
    Senior Vice President of Passenger Services
    SATS Ltd
    Ms Goh Hwai Kar
    Senior Vice President of People Services and Rewards
    Changi Airport Group
    Ms Angela Ng
    Director (Aviation Industry)
    Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore