Luftfahrt / Aviation (Master)
LUFTFAHRT / AVIATION
The Aviation master degree programme at FH JOANNEUM is designed as a followon programme to the Aviation bachelor programme at FH JOANNEUM but is also suitable for graduates with a bachelor degree in other technical disciplines.
The master degree programme offers specialisations in Aeronautical Engineering and Aviation Management and is the only course of its kind in Austria.
What you can expect
The Aviation master degree programme offers graduates of relevant bachelor or equivalent programmes the opportunity to specialise in one of two areas:
O Aeronautical Engineering links indepth technical aspects of aviation with business management and organisational skills. This specialisation ensures you are well prepared prepared to take on managerial functions in the field of aviation.
O Aviation Management includes all elements of the aviation supply chain from manufacturing and production to logistics and controlling through to sales management. Graduates of this specialisation acquire comprehensive expertise that previously required years of work experience in the industry.
Great importance is attached to relevant interdisciplinary subjects such as social skills and foreign languages. In the third semester you will complete a work placement, while the fourth semester will be dedicated to the master thesis.
Graduates are awarded the degree “Master of Science in Engineering” (MSc).
The programme’s international focus is reflected in the close cooperation with our partner universities as well as in the large number of international lecturers who participate in the various workshops and symposia. All lectures are held in English.
Amsterdam School of Technology, The Netherlands | Anadolu University, Turkey | Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary | Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et d‘Aérotechnique (ENSMA), France | Erasmushogeschool Brussels, Belgium | Hochschule Bremen, Germany | Hogeschool INHOLLAND Delft, The Netherlands | Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland | Zürcher Hochschule Winterthur (Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften), Switzerland
Your career prospects
This course prepares you for a professional career and is also excellent preparation for students aiming to pursue a doctoral degree at a university at home or abroad.
Graduates of the Aviation master degree programme find top positions in the following areas of the aviation industry:
Innovation management | Conception and design | Research and development (design, computation, testing) | Patents and IP | Certification | Manufacture and production | Logistics | Controlling | Quality management | Product management | Sales management | Asset management | Flight operations | Maintenance management.
Lecturers at FH JOANNEUM, from leading companies and other educational establishments offer students high level training. Graduates of the Aviation degree programme thus have excellent career opportunities within the aviation industry, airline business and with the aviation authorities in Austria and abroad.
Potential employers include
O Aircraft and helicopter developers and manufacturers
O Aircraft engine developers and manufacturers (e.g. turbojet and turboshaft engines, piston engines)
O Developers and manufacturers of aviation-specific components and systems
O Flight simulator developers and manufacturersO Developers and manufacturers of airtraffic control systems
O Authorities in charge of technical approval and acceptance of aircraft and ground equipment
O Airlines and charter flight operators
O Airport operators and related companies
O Companies active in the aviation sector in general
O National and international aviation authorities and organisations