Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Aviation Management and Logistics
Sept 2020 EntryProgramme code: 02402-AML
Duration and Credit Requirement
60-75 (plus 3 training credits)
The exact credits required for each AD/HD holder will depend on the approved credits of transfer.
Dr Achim I. Czerny
Deputy Programme Leader
Dr Sarah Wan
- This programme is offered within the BBA(Hons) Scheme.
- The curriculum of this programme, including the credit requirements, is subject to review.
- The exact study duration and number of credits to be transferred/exempted will depend on the entry qualifications of individual AD/HD admittees.
- All BBA(Hons) 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.
- Whole Person Development Programme (WPDP), which includes a range of extra-curricular activities such as leadership training camps, peer tutoring, mentorship, overseas and mainland China student exchanges.
Students admitted to this programme must complete all of the following subjects to fulfil the credit requirement for graduation. Depending on an individual’s academic merits, the credit requirement for graduation is between 60 and 75 (plus 3 training credits). Students are expected to complete the programme within 2 years.
General University Requirements (GUR) (9 credits)
|*Cluster-Area Requirements (CAR) - C||3|
|*Cluster-Area Requirements (CAR) - D||3|
* Students must fulfil the Chinese reading & writing, English reading & writing and China-Study requirements.
For details, please refer to the PolyU 4-year Undergraduate Curriculum website.
Discipline-Specific Subjects (subject to review)
BBA Core Subjects (30 credits)
|Subject Code||Subject Title||Credits|
|AF2110||Management Accounting 1||3|
|AF2504||Introduction to Business Law||3|
|AF2602||Global Economic Environment||3|
|CLC3221P||Chinese Language Communication for Business||3|
|ELC3221||Workplace English for Business Students I||3|
|ELC3222||Workplace English for Business Students II||3|
|LGT2106||Principles of Operations Management||3|
|MM4513||Corporate Social Responsibility||3|
Specialist Compulsory Subjects (26 credits)
More information on the subjects offered can be obtained here.
|Subject Code||Subject Title||Credits|
|ISE3012||Introduction to Aviation Industries||2|
|ISE3016||Aviation Safety and Security Management||3|
|LGT3007||Air Transport Logistics||3|
|LGT4800||Airline Strategy and Management||3|
|LGT4801||AML Capstone Project||6|
|Specialist Elective Subjects (Choose any 2 subjects)||6|
Work Integrated Education (WIE)
To graduate, every student must complete 100 hours (3 training credits) of WIE. The Department has developed opportunities for students to work in firms either during the summer vacation or as part-timers. Summer placements may be found in Hong Kong, the Chinese mainland or overseas. These, and other forms of work experience, can count towards the WIE requirement.
Recognition and Prospects
Graduates shall be granted provisional full exemption from the Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE) of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong (CILTHK). (Subject to review)
Potential employers include airports, airlines, government agencies, consulting firms, investment banks, freight forwarders, air cargo terminal operators, and various industry associations that have direct or indirect business links with the aviation industry. The positions may be related to the expansion and financing of aircraft fleets, development and marketing of new routes, configuration of network structures, sales and pricing decisions, customer relationship/service, strategic planning, development of business strategies, and supply and economic regulation of aviation infrastructure, amongst others.
- An appropriate Associate Degree or Higher Diploma in a relevant discipline.
- In addition to academic results, preference will be given to those applicants who perform well in their interviews.
Additional Documents Required
Transcript / Certificate