Professional Diploma in Aviation Management

Professional Diploma in Aviation Management

Who should attend

Completion of Diploma in Aviation Operations or other equivalent qualification including aviation-related programme at Qualifications Framework Level 3 or industry practitioners who aged 23 or over with at least 3 years of relevant working experience in aviation industry

DIPA4001 MATF Approved Course
09/2022 - 12/2023 (15 months) English
HKD 31,900 HKIAA (QF4 Level)
Professional Diploma in Aviation Management

Professional Diploma in Aviation Management is a 15-month part-time programme that provides industry practitioners with an accredited qualification. With a focus on practices, the professional diploma integrates management concepts into applications. Its wide coverage of different aviation management aspects will allow students to gain a more realistic understanding of the different professions in the industry and help them take their careers to the next level.


The professional diploma consists of 10 modules and the aviation work-based project, each module will take 25 to 35 contact teaching hours. To fit in the schedules of industry practitioners, the programme allows flexible and efficient timescale with two school days per week, three hours per school day.


Upon completion, successful graduates will receive a recognised qualification equivalent to Level 4 of the Qualifications Framework (QF4), leading to a Bachelor’s degree.


Programme Highlights

  • Opportunity for continuous learning in aviation
  • 15-month part-time mode allows flexible and efficient timescale
  • Accredited qualification leads to Bachelor’s degree
  • Convenient location at the Airport, easy to get to class after work

Study Path

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Application Procedure


Complete application form


Submit the completed application form with required supporting documents


Academy will contact selected applicants for the interview



Course modules

  • Introduction to aviation industry
  • Terminal operations and management
  • Airfield operations and management
  • Airport emergency response management
  • Airport risk and business continuity management
  • Aviation sustainability
  • Aviation safety and security management
  • Aviation work-based project
  • Smart airport management
  • Human factors and error management
  • Supervisory skills

MATF-approved Programme

Eligible applicants may apply for refund of 80% of fees after completing this approved course, subject to a maximum of HKD30,000, under the Professional Training and Examination Refund Scheme (ProTERS) of Maritime and Aviation Training Fund (MATF).  For details, please refer to the  MATF or 


  1. The Academy reserves all rights to make revisions or alternations to the course schedule, content, instructor, interviews or other details if necessary
  2. Applicants with other equivalent qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered on individual merit
  3. Diploma in Aviation Operations is a Qualifications Framework Level 3 Programme, QR Registration No.: 19/000804/L3 and Validity Period: 01/08/2019 – 31/07/2022
  4. Professional Diploma in Aviation Management is a Qualifications Framework Level 4 Programme, QR Registration No.: 19/000805/L4 and Validity Period: 01/08/2019 – 31/07/2022
  5. Advanced Master in Air Transport Management is a Qualifications Framework Level 6 Programme, QR Registration No.: 20/000618/L6 and Validity Period: 01/01/2021 – 31/12/2023