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Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Aviation & IATA

Duration: 3 years
Number of semesters: 6
Level: Undergraduation
Type: Bachelor’s Degree
Eligibility: 12th

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) & IATA is an full time 3 year undergraduate course regarding Travel and tourism with an add-on course is delivered by aegis of Center for the Aviation Studies. Aviation course is designed with best equips along with knowledge to identify and deal with real time issues in this ever expanding field with the benefit from a center of excellence by UPES, the program with unique advantage of integrated IATA/UFTAA foundation course within the main curriculum. This Aviation course is best appropriate for those look forward to shape their career, thus increasing the application relevance of the program with respect to addressing the business requirements of the aviation sector and enabling students with an entrepreneurial bent to acquire necessary skills for starting their own venture. The UPES center for Aviation Studies has also been awarded an IATA authorized partner certification


Semester I
  • Introduction to Management & Leadership (online)
  • Introduction to Aviation Industry
  • Business Mathematics
  • Business Accounting
  • Business Communication I
  • Business Computing
  • Community Service I
Semester II
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Business Economics I
  • Business Statistics
  • IATA Travel & Tourism (Foundation)
  • Community Service 2
Semester III
  • Marketing Management
  • Research Methodology & Report Writing
  • Airport Functions of Airlines
  • Financial Management
  • Business Economics II
  • Open Elective 1*

Semester IV
  • Business Communication II
  • Consumer Behavior & Market Research
  • Cargo Handling
  • Programme Elective 1*
  • Open Elective 2*
Semester V
  • Essential of Strategic Management
  • International Business
  • Understanding of Aviation Business
  • Dissertation I
  • Summer Internship
  • Industry Tour Report
  • Programme Elective 2*
  • Programme Elective 3*
Semester VI
  • Airport customer services
  • Aviation Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Dissertation II

Open Electives *
  • Physical Fitness & Wellness
  • Personal Selling Mercantile Law
  • Competitive Intelligence
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Introduction to Philosophy
Program Electives *
  • Travel Agency & Tour Operations
  • Tourism Enterprise Planning
  • Ground Handling Operations
  • Valuation of Firms
  • Aircraft Navigational Services
  • Aviation Demand Forecasting
  • Airport Capacity Management

Key Attributes :
  • Apply your knowledge and skills in the aviation industry and make more effective decisions for your organisation.
  • Become a more valuable employee or potential employee by having a thorough knowledge of the air transport industry; its function and role.
  • Have insight into current trends and issues in civil aviation, such as aviation safety and security, law and new technology
  • Enjoy your work by acquiring an increased understanding of your professional environment.
Target Audience:
  • Travel agents
  • Tour operators
  • Airline reservation agents
  • Call center agents
Career Prospectus:
  • Helps to plan efficient travel routes and reservations using knowledge of geography and standard industry.
  • Advise customers on passport and visa requirements as well as the benefits of travel insurance
  • Price and ticket basic air routes
  • Sell rail transportation, car rentals, hotel accommodation, cruises and pre-packaged tour products.
  • Provide a level of customer service that successfully builds customers loyalty.