MSc Aviation Management

It is a two (2) year collaborative programme between GTUC and Wildau Institute of Technology in Germany. The course is designed for graduates with a degree in engineering or business management who aspire for careers in civil aviation. It is also ideal for professionals in civil aviation who wish to gain higher level knowledge to enhance their efficiency.

The course aims to equip students with the technical knowledge and skills to pursue careers with international airlines, airport authorities, aviation logistics companies, aircraft manufacturing firms and regulating authorities at the local, national and international levels.

DEGREE: A first degree with a minimum grade point average of 2.2 in Engineering, Science or Management programme from an accredited university or college.

Career Prospects

After a successful completion of the programme, a graduate should be able to perform in career fields such as:

  • Quality and Assurance Manager
  • Customer/ Client Services Manager
  • Management Service Trainer
  • Business Unit Manager
  • Facilities maintenance
  • Business Development Executive
  • Aviation sector recruitment consultant, etc


To apply for admission to our Masters programmes, applicant must possess:

A first degree not below second class lower division from an accredited university. Applicants with third class or pass degrees are required to attend a one month mandatory refresher course and pass an interview to qualify for a programme.
A minimum of 2 years’ relevant working / professional experience is required for applicants to MBA programmes.
Be proficient in Microsoft word, Excel and Power Point
Checklist for application

Please provide the following information:

A completed post graduate Admission form
Original or Certified True Copies of certificates, academic transcripts and any other academic record from an accredited and degree-granting university.
Research and professional experience.
Two (2) recent passport size photographs, one of which should be affixed to the form.
Three (3) letters of recommendation with at least one (1) from educational institution attended.

Application forms are available at GTUC Information Centre, Accra campus and regional campuses/ learning centers. Forms can be downloaded here. The application fee is GH150.00, payable by banker’s draft from any bank. Please note that applications submitted online will not be processed until the application fee is settled.

Completed application forms with appropriately certified copies of certificates and transcripts should be submitted to the Graduate Admissions Office, GTUC, Tesano campus or regional campuses/learning centers.

Admission dates

Intake Admission start date Closing date
January September November
May January March
September May July

GTUC has a one year rolling admission policy. Students have the privilege to buy and submit application forms any time within an academic year. The forms would be processed for the intake selected by applicants. There are however, strict admission deadlines.

Why should I choose this programme?

  • Students will have the technical skills in current best practices in the management roles with international airlines industry
  • Students will be able to develop appropriate competitive strategies for airport authorities and aviation logistics companies

New Graduate Student Orientation

New Graduate Student Orientation is Mandatory in GTUC. Our focus for orientation is to help students excel in studies. Orientation content is developed with this goal in mind. Postgraduate studies at GTUC is a step ahead of the traditional postgraduate studies around. Apart from its blended learning systems, and online learning management system, the school is very keen on excellent academic writing. Though some of our courses were developed with industry, all write ups are subjected to vigorous academic standards.

At the Graduate School, lectures begin right after orientation. It is therefore imperative for all admitted students to understand they way things get done at GTUC Graduate School. Top Management always look forward to orientation at the Graduate School to share their experiences with students and give all relevant information to help students excel in their studies.

International students get the opportunity to get answers for questions that helps them to transition smoothly GTUC community. Campus social and academic resource information is an important component of the programme.

Whether you are new to the University or have been here previously, the new Graduate Student Orientation programme will provide you with information on important issues such as academic collaborations, thesis writing, graduate research and literature research. This event is also a great opportunity to meet and mingle with other graduate students from across Africa.

We regularly review our course content, to make it relevant and current for the benefit of our students. For these reasons, course modules may be updated, please contact us for the latest information

Programme Modules
Business Administration and Management
Human Resource Management
Financial Accounting
International Marketing
International Management
Supply Chain Management
Managerial Accounting and Corporate Finance
International Law
Principles of Civil Aviation
Aviation Engineering and Technologies
Aviation Law and International Agreements
Civil Legal Framework of International Aviation
Safety and Security
Airline Management
Manufacturers and Maintenance
Airport Management
Aviation and Society
Project Management
Leadership and Motivation
Decision making and Problem Solving Techniques
Negotiation and Presentation
Cross Cultural Communication
Programme Ghanaian International Students
MSc Aviation Management US $10,000 US $14,000
Graduate admissions office- Telephone: Location:
Accra campus +233 (0)302-917152, 0202698352/3 Tesano Accra
Kumasi campus: +233(0)3221-92373, 0202698214 Apino Plaza, at Ahodwo roundabout, opposite Alliance Francaise.
Koforidua Learning Centre: 0202625760, 0202625761 2nd Floor of the Vodafone Regional Office Building, at Charley Junction.
Takoradi Learning Centre: 0202625794
Ho Learning Centre: 0505663496 Vodafone Regional Office Building,

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Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 8.00am-5.00pm
Saturdays: 9.00am-2.00pm