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Civil Aviation Management Program
Qualification Awarded

Students are awarded with a Short Cycle Degree in Civil Aviation Transport Managemet upon successful completion of all the requirements in the curriculum programme and fulfilling all other requirements for graduation.

Level of Qualification

Short Cycle Degree


At the end of the programme, students; 

Civil Aviation sector-related legislation and this legislation provides for judges to apply the rules. 
Civil Aviation sector with other sectors of the economic structure and analyze the relationship. 
Leadership, communication, creative thinking skills and develop problem solving skills. 
Work to fulfill the requirements of the level of foreign language is learned. 
Would dominate the information technology used in business.

Specific Admission Requirements

Students\' admission to higher education is based on a nation-wide Transition to Higher Education Exam (YGS). The examination is held once a year and is administered by the Student Selection and Placement Center (ÖSYM) ( Candidates gain access to institutions of higher education based on their composite scores consisting of the scores on the selection examination and their high school grade point averages. Technical High School graduates can register without an exam by the law 4702.

Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning

The students of our University have the right to request the recognition of their prior learning at different universities. For the recognition of their prior learning, they should submit their transcript and course contents to the relevant department in the first semester of their registration year.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

The requirements for getting Second Cycle Degree are to complete 120 ECTS credit hours as listed below and to fulfill all other requirements
a.(103) ECTS Credit hours covering (36) compulsory courses as detailed in the curriculum. b.(17) ECTS Credit hours covering (5) elective courses as detailed in the curriculum. 
c.Maximum study period to receive Short Cycle Degree is 4 years.

Profile of The Programme

Civil Aviation Transport Management Program; airports, airlines and handling of business aircraft in the operational within the framework of national and international safety standards to perform the operation, equipped with the necessary knowledge of business aviation and aims to educate qualified manpower. In this context, students, aircraft and transportation systems containing technical information and operational discipline to be taught in order to gain the information and skills training is provided.

Program Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of this program, the students will be able to;
 1-  Students will have information about the legal implications in the air transport sector management and business practices of businesses.
 2-  May interpret the information acquired on air transport, analyze, identify problems and propose solutions can bring.
 3-  Theoretical and practical knowledge related to air transport, appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques can be applied by selecting.
 4-  May determine goals and objectives for the air transport agency.
 5-  To follow developments in science and technology, acquired knowledge / skills to critically evaluate the approach on air transport.
 6-  Could communicate and contact with Civil Aviation related persons and cooperates.
 7-  To-date information in the field of air transport on the containing books, tools and other resources to the advanced level of theoretical knowledge transfer.
 8-  Information on air transport employees and have the ability to transfer to teammates.
 9-  Can take team working responsibility on projects related to air transport.
 10-  Could speak and write in a foreign language in general level in purpose of collecting and following the developments at its field.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates

The occupational profiles of the graduates contain:
• Professional readiness and level of professional adaptibility to conditions and requirements from the practice or basic professional education as the precondition for the follow-up education in Civil Aviation Transport Management department.

Access to Further Studies

After completing the short cycle degree programme, it is possible for the students to continue further studies in the first cycle degree programme on condition that they succeed in Vertical Transfer Exam (DGS). These programmes are;

Aviation Management 
Business Management
Logistics Management 
Travel Management 
Travel Management and Tourism Guidance 
Civil Aviation Management 
Transportation and Logistics

Examination Regulations, Assesment and Grading

In the evaluation of course grading, depending on the type of the course, oral exams, homeworks, projects or laboratory works are taken into consideration. As for the assesment of the examinations; one midterm exam and/or other studies which take the place of mid-term exam has the contribution of 40% and the contribution of the final exam to the course grade is 60%. The research projects in the students\'own fields are conducted by the teaching staff for the students\' own development. A make-up exam is given to students with certified excuses accepted by the relevant executive board within one day after the final examinations are over.

Graduation Requirements

The requirements to graduate from Civil Aviation Transport Management  department are based on the following conditions:
*to be succesfull from all the courses required for graduation within the time period defined in the related regulation and to finish the study programme with the GPA of at least 2.00

Mode of Study
Full - Time
ECTS Coordinator

Assist. Prof. Dr. Muzaffer TEKİN


Mehmet Akif Ersoy University Vocational School of Higher Education Accounting and Tax Department 15 100 Burdur-Turkey
Tel:+90 248 2134545/ 4509-4570 
Fax:+90 248 2134599

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix
Course Unit Title P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 P6 P7 P8 P9 P10
Air Freight and Cargo Operations Control Balance
Air Law
Air Transportation and Management
Airport Services and Equipments 4 4 5 5 5 5 3 4 3 2
Atatürk\'s Principles And History Of Turkish I
Aviation Cost Management 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 2
Aviation Customer Relations 5 3 2 1 1 1 2 2 3 3
Aviation English
Aviation Safety 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Business Management
Case Analysis in Aviation 3 4 4 2 4 4 3 4 4 2
Computer Technologies 5 4 4
Computerized Accounting Software
Finance in Aviation Companies 3 4 5 5 5 4 3 3 4
Foreign Language (English)
Ground Handling 1 3 3 4 4 3 2 3 3 1
Human Resources Management
Introduction To Civil Aviation 2 4 3 3 4 2 4 1 4 2
Managament and Organization
Management and Organization
Marketing Principles 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Passenger Services
Services Marketing 1 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 1
Turkish Language II
Workplace Practice
Workplace Training
Evaluation Questionnaires
 1. Stating the content and objectives at the beginning of the course
 2. Supplementing the course with current issues
 3. The clarity of the exam questions and their appropriateness to the course
 4. The contribution of the course to your knowledge and skills
 5. Access to the course sources
 6. The relativeness of the course compared to the other courses in the department
 7. The selection of the sources according to the objectives of the course
 8. The contribution of the assignments to the course
 THE EVALUATION OF THE INSTRUCTOR Very Good Good Average Poor Very Poor No Idea
 1. The way the instructor handles the course
 2. The instructor's competence in answering the questions in the class
 3. The instructor's encouragement to take part in the class by allowing different ideas and comments
 4. The instructor's preparation for the class
 5. The efficient use of class time
 6. The instructor's in-class management
 7. The instructor's objective evaluation of the exams and assignments
 8. The instructor's punctual and regular attendance
 9. The instructor's rapport with the students
 10. The availability of the instructor’s time except for the class time and the sufficiency of the time s/he allocates to you
Graduates who successfully complete this program;
 1. have high level information and skills supported by the course books that include the most recent information, application equipment and other scientific sources related to education technologies, teaching profession, general information and basic sciences; use these informations and skills in daily life and in jobs,
 2. examine and evaluate concepts about education technology and teaching profession, ideas and data with scientific methods; diagnose, analyze and discuss complicated problems and subjects; develop suggestions based on scientific discoveries and evidences,
 3. inform the audiences who are not expert and do not have information about education technology and teaching profession; express related ideas about these problems and solutions with written and oral,
 4. have learning to learn, self control, critical thinking, creative thinking skills and perform independent studies related to study field,
 5. get responsibilities and try to produce solutions when faced with unexpected and complicated cases in applications of education technologies and teaching professions,
 6. know students’ interests, wishes and needs; know social, cultural and economic properties of families and environment; plan, apply and manage learning and teaching process suitable for these properties; get students active participation in learning process,
 7. know information about education technologies and teaching professions and comprehend adequately; have information about foreign language in level of communicating with professional colleagues,
 8. have information about computer software and hardware in level of teaching computer and information and communication technologies courses and supporting other teachers; use information and communication technologies,
 9. consider social, scientific and ethic values in levels of gathering data, analyzing, interpreting, announcing when doing teaching professions or working in private sector, being researcher or source of data,
 10. continuously try to develop with doing self assessment; be on new information and ideas ; play affective role in developing of themselves and their intuition; know and behave according to the laws about their job, main values and principles, know the rights about job security and social security; have conscious about protecting social values and environment,
 11. evaluate students’ improvement and learning, get students to evaluate themselves and other students; use the results of evaluation for better instruction; share the results with student, family, managers and teachers.

 1. Your percentage of attendance
 2. Did you do any preparations for this course? (except some activites like quiz, homework, labs,mid-term exams, final exams)


a. If yes, preparation time per week (hour)

 3. Did you do any assignments as a part of this course?


a. If yes, number of the assignments done

b. Average time spent in preparing the assignment (hour)

 4. Did you prepare any presentations or seminars as a part of this course?


a. If yes, number of the presentation/seminar done

b. Average time spent in preparing each presentation/seminar (hour)

 5. Did you take a midterm exam in this course?


a. If yes,number of the mid-term exams you done

b. The average time you spent on preparing for each mid-term exam (hour)

 6. Did you make any projects as a part of this course?


a. If yes, number of the projects done

b. The average time you spent on doing each project (hour)

 7. Did you attend any laboratory work as a part of this course?


a.If yes, number of the laboratory works you attended

b.The average time you spent on each work (hour)

 8. Did you attend any field surveys as a part of this course?


a. If yes, number of field surveys you attended

b. If yes, the average time you spent on each survey (hour)

 9. Did you take the final exam of this course?


a. If yes, the average time you spent on the final exam (hour)


  1st  Year (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  17105 Introduction To Civil Aviation Required 3 5
  17117 Air Law Required 2 2
  17107 Ground Handling Required 3 5
  17101 Computer Technologies Required 2 2
  17103 Business Management Required 4 6
  17109 Marketing Principles Required 2 2
  17111 Management and Organization Elective 2 2
  17113 Accountıng Elective 4 4
  17115 Communication Elective 2 2
    Total 24 30

  1st  Year (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  17114 Aviation Cost Management Required 4 5
  17180 Foreign Language (English) Required 4 4
  17108 Entrepreneurship Required 4 5
  17106 Airport Services and Equipments Required 3 4
  17102 Passenger Services Required 4 5
  17104 Aviation Safety Required 2 3
  17112 Computerized Accounting Software Required 4 5
  17110 Human Resources Management Elective 3 4
    Total 28 35
    Annual Total : 52 65

  2nd  Year (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  17207 Finance in Aviation Companies Required 4 5
  17203 Aviation English Required 4 5
  17209 Air Freight and Cargo Operations Control Balance Required 4 4
  17205 Case Analysis in Aviation Required 4 5
  17211 Aviation Customer Relations Required 2 3
  17201 Air Transportation and Management Required 4 5
  17213 Services Marketing Required 2 3
    Total 24 30

  2nd  Year (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  17202 Workplace Practice Required 20 10
  17204 Workplace Training Required 8 12
  17160 Atatürk\'s Principles And History Of Turkish I Required 4 4
  17170 Turkish Language II Required 4 4
    Total 36 30
    Annual Total : 60 60

* N.C.: National Credit

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