Bachelor of Aviation (Honours) in Operations and Management
Operations & 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.APPLY NOW
- PROGRAMME INFORMATION
- Entry Requirements - Year 1
- Entry Requirements - Year 3
- Fees & Financial Assistance
- JUPAS Admission Score
- Hong Kong Aviation Scholarship Scheme
|FACULTY||Science and Technology|
|課程||Bachelor of Aviation (Honours) in Operations and Management|
2 years (Snr yr entry)
|CREDIT POINTS||120 CPS (4yrs)
60 CPS (2yrs)
|AWARD TYPE||Bachelor Degree|
|QR REF/ VALIDITY PERIOD||19/000924/L5
This programme is accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications.
Applications can be submitted by the following methods:
Year 1 Entry:
- Applicants who are takin HKDSE in 2024/25 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.
For admission to bachelor’s degree programmes, applicants must meet the following requirements:
Year 1 Entry
|Core Subjects||Elective Subject(s)|
|HKDSE Subjects||Chinese Language||English Language||Mathematics Compulsory Part||*Citizenship and Social Development||Any 1 Elective|
- * Applicants with previous HKDSE subject result of A040 ‘Liberal Studies’ will be used as the alternative of the core subject requirement of A045 ‘Citizenship and Social Development’.
- HKDSE Category B subjects (Applied Learning) with attainment at “Attained” or above will be considered as elective subjects.
- Category C subjects (Other Language Subjects) including French, German, Hindi, Japanese, Spanish and Urdu: Grade E or above;
- Obtained passes in AS Use of English and AS Chinese Language and Culture plus one AL subject / two AS subjects in HKALE, and passes in five subjects in HKCEE including Chinese Language and English Language; OR
- Obtained equivalent qualifications.
Mature applicants must be over the age of 25 by 1 September of the year of admission and be able to demonstrate aptitude and suitability for the programme applied for.
For non-Chinese speaking applicants who:
- have learnt Chinese Language for less than six years while receiving primary and secondary education; OR
- have learnt Chinese Language for six years or more in schools, but have 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/AS Level)
- Grade C in GCE (O-Level)
- Grade C / Grade 4 in GCSE / IGCSE
For admission to bachelor’s degree programmes, applicants must meet the following requirements:
Year 3 Entry
Holders of an Associate Degree or a Higher Diploma in a similar or relevant discipline from a recognised tertiary institution in Hong Kong with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above or equivalent. Applicants from unrelated disciplines who have demonstrated foundation knowledge in aviation may also be considered.
Note. Associate degree or higher diploma graduates from other disciplines will need to take one year of aviation-related courses offered by UOWCHK before progressing to Year 3 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 Logistics|
|Higher Diploma in Customer Services for Aviation and Passenger Transport|
Admission is not limited to graduates from the above programmes. Applicants from other programmes will be assessed individually.
Total Tuition Fee
|Total Tuition Fee||1st Year||2nd Year||3rd Year||4th Year||Total|
|Year 1 entry intake|
|^Local with SSSDP||HK$23,190||HK$23,190||HK$29,190||HK$29,190||HK$104,760|
|Senior year entry intake|
|*Local with SSSDP||-||-||HK$29,190||HK$29,190||HK$58,380|
Annual Tuition Fee for Year 1 and 2: HK$69,000 ($2,300/credit unit)
Annual Tuition Fee for Year 3 and 4: HK$75,000 ($2,500/credit unit)
^All Full-time Bachelor Degree (4-year Programme) students are required to take 120 credit units. Eligible students admitted to the BAvOM programme (year-1 entry) through *JUPAS in 2024/25 will receive HK$45,810 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$104,760.
*All Full-time Bachelor Degree (senior entry) students are required to take 60 credit units. Eligible students admitted to the BAvOM programme (senior year entry) directly through UOWCHK in 2024/25 will receive HK$45,180 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 two years of study will be HK$58,380.
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 in courses on/after 1 April 2019 will be reimbursed 80% of the course fee 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 course.
Eligible applicants enrolling in courses on/after 1 August 2022 will be reimbursed 80% of the course fee for the first HK$10,000 subsidy and 60% of the course fee for the remaining HK$15,000 subsidy, subject to a maximum sum of HK$25,000 (an increase of the CEF subsidy ceiling from $20,000 to $25,000), on successful completion of a reimbursable course.
Students should pay attention to the eligibility criteria from the Continuing Education Fund before submitting the application.
* In respect of any courses, modules or units of study credits for which the fees are to be reimbursed, the applicant must not have obtained any other public funds or assistance under any other publicly-funded financial assistance schemes for the same course, such as pursuing courses funded by the University Grants Committee, grants or loans from the Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students administered by the Student Finance Office (SFO) of the Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency (WFSFAA), subsidy from the “Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong” (NMTSS) or “Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions / Sectors” (SSSDP), etc.
Enquiries: 3142 2277
Website: Continuing Education Fund
Average HKDSE score of admitted students
|JUPAS Code||Programme||Average DSE score||Year|
|JSSW01||Bachelor of Aviation (Honours) in Operations and Management||16.5||2023|
Hong Kong Aviation Scholarship Scheme 2022/23 (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 2022/23.
- 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 2023. 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 2023.
If you wish to apply for the above scholarship, please contact with Faculty of Science and Technology to email@example.com.
the academic results for previous studies and other supporting documents as required.
You may also visit the Transport and Logistics 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
- Two BAvOM students awarded the HKASS 2022/23 by TLB,HKSAR
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.
Two of our Year 1 Bachelor of Aviation (Honours) in Operations and Management (BAvOM) Students, Mr Shun-hei Leung and Miss Malaika Mahmood from the Faculty of Science and Technology, were selected for full scholarships of the Hong Kong Aviation Scholarship Scheme (HKASS) under the Maritime and Aviation Training Fund by Transport and Logistics Bureau for the academic year 2022/23. Each scholarship is worth HK$100,000. Congratulation to Shun-hei and Malaika!
The HKASS aims to encourage continuous professional enhancement for the aviation sector and is awarded for studies leading to an aviation-related degree of higher programmes. For more information about this scholarship, please visit Transport and Logistics Bureau website https://www.tlb.gov.hk/eng/highlights/transport/20140401-04.html
Students admitted to our Year 1 BAvOM in the 2023-24 cohort could apply for the scholarship when the HKASS application opens. If the potential students have any questions regarding the scholarship, please contact the General Office of the Faculty of Science and Technology at 2707 3232 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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