Bachelor of Aviation (Honours) in Operations and Management
The Bachelor of Aviation (Honours) in Operations and Management (BAvOM) programme aims to provide a broad coverage of the various areas of knowledge associated with aviation including the operational and management aspects of aviation with supportive technologies. It also aims to develop accountable professionals with the capacity to analyze and evaluate problems and issues encountered by the aviation industry, and to formulate effective solutions in an efficient manner. The curriculum nurtures students to become prudent and versatile global citizens who appreciate and respect cultural diversity. Moreover, it aims to cultivate students’ personal integrity, ethical standards, individual values and attitudes, social responsibility, and critical and creative thinking skills to meet the challenges in the future.
Admission, Entry requirements, Fees, Scholarship and JUPAS admission score
- Entry Requirements - Year 1
- Entry Requirements - Year 3
- Fees & Financial Assistance
- JUPAS Admission Score
- Hong Kong Aviation Scholarship Scheme
- Programme leaflet
- Programme enquiry
Applications can be submitted by the following methods:
Year 1 Entry:
- Applicants who are takin HKDSE in 2022 or already have HKDSE results are required to apply for admission though the Joint University Programmes Admissions Systems (JUPAS). The JUPAS Catalogue Number of BAvOM is "JSSW01".
- For other applicants, please refer to the "Applying Via Other Means" sub-page at the link.
Year 1 Entry
- HKDSE Level 3 in Chinese Language
- HKDSE Level 3 in English Language
- HKDSE Level 2 in Mathematics
- HKDSE Level 2 in Liberal Studies
- HKDSE Elective/Applied Learning Subject at Level 2 (“3322+2”)
- HKALE AS Use of English
- HKALE AS Chinese Language and Culture
- HKALE AL subject/two AS subjects
- Level 2 for Chinese Language and English Language
- Passes in three other subjects in HKCEE;
HKDSE Category B subjects (Applied Learning) with attainment at “Attained” or above will be considered as elective subjects.
- For non-Chinese speaking applicants who have learnt Chinese Language for less than six years while receiving primary and secondary education. This caters specifically to applicants who have a late start in the learning of Chinese Language (e.g. due to their settlement in Hong Kong well past the entry level) or who have been educated in Hong Kong sporadically; OR
- have learnt Chinese Language for six years or more in schools, but has been taught an adapted and simpler Chinese Language curriculum not normally applicable to the majority of students in the local schools.
The following language qualifications can be accepted as alternative qualifications in Chinese language
- Attained in Applied Learning Chinese (for non-Chinese Speaking students) ApL(C)
- Grade E in GCE (A-Level)
- Grade E in GCE (AS-Level)
- Grade C in GCE (O-Level)
- Grade C / Grade 4 in GCSE
- Grade C / Grade 4 in IGCSE
Student must have completed a recognised associate degree or a higher diploma in a related discipline such as aviation, airline studies, airport services and piloting. The completed qualifications taken for entry need to be pitched at HKQF Level 4 at a minimum.
Applicants from unrelated disciplines who have demonstrated foundation knowledge in aviation may also be considered. Such applicants will need to demonstrate they have completed a qualification at HKQF level 4 or equivalent, and have met the core requirements or equivalent to be eligible for 72 credit points’ exemption (e.g., associate degree or higher diploma graduates from other disciplines took one year of aviation-related courses offered by UOWCHK before entering the senior entry of the programme).
Qualified graduates from the following programmes can be admitted directly to Bachelor of Aviation (Honours) in Operations and Management:
|UOW College Hong Kong / Community College of City University (CCCU)|
|Associate of Science in Airport Operations and Aviation Logistics|
|Associate of Science in Aviation and Pilot Studies|
|Lingnan Institute of Further Education (LIFE)|
|Higher Diploma in Airline Service and Management|
|HKMU Li Ka Shing School of Professional and Continuing Education (LiPACE)|
|Higher Diploma in Aviation and Ramp Management|
|Higher Diploma in Tourism and Airline Studies|
|Hong Kong College of Technology and HKCT Institute of Higher Education|
|Higher Diploma in Tourism Management (Airline Services)|
|HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKUSPACE)|
|Higher Diploma in Aviation Studies|
|Higher Diploma in Airline and Airport Services|
|Higher Diploma in Aviation and Piloting|
|Institute of Vocational Education (IVE)|
|Higher Diploma in Aviation|
|Higher Diploma in Airport Operations Management|
|Higher Diploma in Aviation and e-Logistics|
|Higher Diploma in Customer Services for Aviation and Passenger Transport|
* Note: Admission is not limited to graduates from the above programmes. Applicants from other programmes will be assessed individually.
$150, waived for 2022
Total Tuition Fee
|Total Tuition Fee||1st Year||2nd Year||3rd Year||4th Year||Total|
|Year 1 entry intake|
|*Local with SSSDP||HK$24,760||HK$24,760||HK$29,760||HK$29,760||HK$109,040|
|Senior year entry intake|
|**Local with NMTSS||-||-||HK$40,800||HK$40,800||HK$81,600|
Annual Tuition Fee for Year 1 and 2: HK$69,000 ($2,300/credit)
Annual Tuition Fee for Year 3 and 4: HK$74,000 ($2,466.666/credit)
All Full-time Bachelor Degree (4-year Programme) students are required to take 120 credits. Eligible students admitted to the BAvOM programme (year-1 entry) through *JUPAS in 2022 will receive HK$44,240 per academic year under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP) from the Hong Kong Government. With SSSDP, the total tuition fee for the four years of study will be HK$109,040.
**Qualified local students of our College enrolled in the UOWCHK degree will be eligible for the Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong (NMTSS). In the 2022/23 academic year, students can obtain an annual subsidy up to HK$33,200. For details, please check on the website NMTSS FAQs.
A Graduation Fee of HK$400 will be charged upon enrolment in a programme.
Students enrolled in self-financing Bachelor/Associate Degree /Higher Diploma programmes are eligible to apply for financial assistance from the following sources:
Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-Secondary Students (FASP)
Provides means-tested financial assistance to needy full-time students pursuing locally-accredited, self-financing post-secondary education programmes at the level of associate degree, higher diploma or degree. The scheme aims to provide financial assistance to needy students so that no eligible students will be denied access to post-secondary education because of lack of means.
Enquiries: 2152 9000
Website: Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-Secondary Students
Non-means Tested Loan Scheme for Post-Secondary Students (NLSPS)
The NLSPS is used to complement the Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) to provide loan(s) to eligible students to settle tuition fees of locally-accredited, self-financing full-time post-secondary education programmes at the level of associate degree, higher diploma or degree
Enquiries: 2150 6222
Website: Non-means Tested Loan Scheme for Post-Secondary Students
Continuing Education Fund (CEF)
Some of the Degree programmes or course(s) in the Degree programmes are included in the list of reimbursable courses for CEF purposes.
The CEF subsidizes students over 18 years of age with learning aspirations to pursue continuing education and training courses. Eligible applicants enrolling on courses after 1 April 2019 will be reimbursed 80% of their fees on the first $10,000 and 60% on the second $10,000, subject to a maximum sum of HK$20,000 (whichever is the less), on successful completion of a reimbursable programme/course(s).
Students should pay attention to the eligibility criteria from the Continuing Education Fund before submitting the application.
Enquiries: 3142 2277
Website: Continuing Education Fund
Average DSE score of admitted students
|JUPAS Code||Programme||Average DSE score||Year|
|JSSW01||Bachelor of Aviation (Honours) in Operations and Management||15.5||2021|
Hong Kong Aviation Scholarship Scheme 2021/22 (HKASS) is a scholarship scheme to be awarded by the Government of the HKSAR under the Maritime and Aviation Training Fund (MATF) is now open for application.
To encourage continuous professional enhancement for the aviation sector in Hong Kong.
Eligibility and Conditions
The nominees should –
The applicant must be a full-time* student newly enrolled in Bachelor of Aviation (Honours) in Operations and Management (“BAVOM”) offered by the UOW College Hong Kong (“UOWCHK”) in the academic year 2021/22.
- Applicants must have either right of abode, right to land or have entered Hong Kong on one- way permits. Students entering on Student or Dependent Visa are not eligible under the Scheme.
- Applicants must successfully complete the Programme.
- Applicants must be employed full-time in the aviation industry in Hong Kong for a period of not less than twelve consecutive calendar months, within three calendar months upon successful completion of the Programme.
- Applicants may be required to fulfill other requirement(s) prescribed by the UOWCHK as it thinks fit under the Scheme.
- Applicants must comply with the college's policies/regulations.
Amount of Scholarship
Full scholarships will be awarded to the selected students to complete their aviation-related degree or higher degree programmes. The exact scholarship amount to be offered is subject to the tuition fees of the relevant programmes, capped at about HK$100,000 each.
Assessment and Announcement of Results
UOWCHK nominees may be invited to attend a selection interview conducted by HKASS assessment panel tentatively to be held on mid January 2022. The assessment will be based on merits. The results of HKASS will depend on individual candidate’s performance and be announced by around March/April 2022.
If you wish to apply for the above scholarship, please contact with Faculty of Science and Technology to firstname.lastname@example.org.
the academic results for previous studies and other supporting documents as required.
You may also visit the Transport and Housing Bureau website of Hong Kong Aviation Scholarship Scheme for more details.
Programme structure and outcomes
- Learning outcomes & Main subject areas
- Programme study flow & structure
- Minors in Degree programmes
- Further Studies Pathways & Career prospects
- Graduate Profile and Employment Pathway
Programme Intended Learning Outcomes
Programme Intended Learning Outcomes (PILOs) are statements of learning achievement that are expressed in terms of what the learner is expected to know, understand and be able to do upon completion of a course. Students graduating from this programme will be able to:
|1.||Formulate solutions to complex issues and problems related to the aviation industry by drawing on various sources of information and proven methodologies.|
|2.||Evaluate aviation related information and formulate technical solutions to enhance the operational procedures and to address related challenges.|
|3.||Analyse the commercial and management aspects of the aviation industry to support operational needs.|
|4.||Perform technical and managerial tasks proficiently and responsibly in developing a professional career in the aviation industry.|
|5.||Communicate professionally in a range of routine and specialised settings in aviation operations and management.|
|6.||Analyse the major socio-political, cultural, economic and ethical issues affecting the aviation industry in local, national, regional and international contexts.|
Main subject areas
- Aviation and Logistics
- Airport Operations and Management
- Aircraft Operations and Aviation Systems
- Airline Operations and In-Flight Services
- Air Freight Operations
- Aviation Safety, Security and Regulation
- Airline Dispatch Operations
- Human Factors in Aviation
- Air Traffic Management
- Systems Modelling and Simulation
- Airline Strategic Management
- Business Continuity Management
- Mobile Technologies in Aviation
Programme study flow
To qualify for this award, a candidate shall accrue an aggregate of at least 120 credit points (60 credits for 2 year senior entry) by satisfactory completion of the following programme requirements:
|Degree requirements||4 yr CUs||2 yr senior entry CUs|
|Minimum credit points||120||60|
|Course Code||Course Name|
|Sem A, Year 1|
|AVI1100||Introduction to Aviation|
|AVI1101||Introduction to Logistics|
|Sem B, Year 1|
|Sem A, Year 2|
|AVI2100||Introduction to Aircraft Operations & Aviation Systems|
|AVI2201||Airline Operations and In-Flight Services|
|Sem B, Year 2|
|AVI2202||Air Freight Operations|
|Sem A, Year 3|
|AVI3200*||Aviation Safety, Security and Regulation|
|Sem B, Year 3|
|AVI3201*||Airline Dispatch Operations|
|AVI3400*||Human Factors in Aviation|
|AVI3401*||Air Traffic Management|
|AVI4400*||Business Continuity Management|
|Sem A, Year 4|
|AVI3301*||Systems Modelling and Simulation|
|AVI4401*||Smart Airport Management|
|AVI4402*||Aviation Capstone Project**|
|Sem B, Year 4|
|AVI3402*||Airline Strategic Management|
|AVI4402*||Aviation Capstone Project (Continued) **|
|Sem B, Year 3|
|Select any one:
Mobile Technologies in Aviation
|Language and General Education|
|DGE1941||English for Academic Studies 1|
|DGE3941||English for Academic Studies 2|
|DGE3942||English Communication for the Workspace|
|DGE3943||English for Professional Communication|
|DGE1511||Science and Technology: Development and Impact|
|DGE2732||Understanding Global Cities|
|DGE3511||Environment and Climate Change|
|Startup and Entrepreneurship
Environment and Climate Change
|DGE3722||Sustainable Development and Green Economy|
* Senior year entry
Further Studies Pathways
This programme has been offered since 2019-20. Articulation possibilities may include:
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
- Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Aviation)
- Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Aeronautical Engineering)
Cranfield University, UK
- Airport Planning and Management MSc
- Air Transport Management MSc
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA
- Master of Business Administration in Aviation Management
Hong Kong International Aviation Academy, Hong Kong; and Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC), France
- Advanced Master in Air Transport Management
Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
- Master of Aviation (Human Factors)
University of New South Wales, Australia
- Master of Aviation Management
Graduates will be competent for a wide range of aviation related jobs across various sectors, which include:
- Air Freight
- Business Aviation
- Ground Handling and Ramp Handling
- Aviation Security Management
- Aircraft Leasing
- Aircraft Maintenance Services Logistics
- Aviation Equipment Supply
Graduates can also apply their aviation knowledge and generic skills acquired from the programme to enter entry-level positions such as Officers, Analysts or Supervisors in aviation related business units.
Programme introduction video
Aviation study tour
Aviation related knowledge
This programme is accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications.
QR Level: 5
QR Registration No.: 19/000924/L5
QR Reg. Validity Period: 01/09/2019-31/08/2024
Faculty of Science and Technology
[Sung Wong Toi MTR Station Exit B3]
Telephone: (852) 2707 3111
Fax: (852) 2707 3222
Address: 1/F, Le Billionnaire, 46 Sa Po Road, Kowloon City, Hong Kong
[Sung Wong Toi MTR Station Exit B3]