As the global economy expands, the demand for flights continues to grow, and the demand for appropriate qualified and skilled professionals will always be present, whether in the air or as part of the ground force, air traffic control or airport infrastructure team. Civil aviation is projected to expand in the UK and many airlines are planning for substantial growth in passenger numbers.
This course is ideal for anyone wanting to embark on a career in the airline or airport industry and is designed to provide students with the specialist engineering and technical skills for the industry.
This course is taught in the School of Process, Environmental and Materials Engineering, which is ranked highly in the league tables.
UCAS code: HN42
Industrial placements: Yes
Study abroad: No
Course duration: 3 years
Start date: September
Course fees: UK/EU: £9,000 International: £16,500
Information about living expenses and financial support can be found on the University's website.
Scholarships: Scholarships and bursaries worth up to £8,000 available.
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The table below shows the modules that you will study if you commence your studies in September 2013. This information is taken from the University Programme Catalogue, which provides detailed module descriptions and is used by current students to select modules.
If you are looking to start your studies in September 2014 a list of modules is available in the 2014 brochure.
This is an indicative list and actual content may vary as we regularly review the content or our courses in light of new experiences and developments in the field.
|Compulsory modules||Optional modules (choose two)|
|Technical Skills and Applications||Introduction to Management 1|
|Engineering Materials||Foundation Mathematics|
|Mathematical Techniques 1||Fundamentals of Process Chemistry|
|Introduction to Aviation||Foundation Engineering Physics|
|Theoretical Knowledge for the Private Pilots Licence||Introduction to Surface and Air Transport|
|Aviation Engineering Science|
|Mathematical Techniques 2|
|Safety, Health and Environment|
|Aviation Project Management and Finance|
|Airline and Airport Operations|
|Aviation Management Project|
The course equips graduates with the necessary skills required for careers in management and operations in the aviation industries and will enhance the employability and credentials of those currently holding the PPL.
A-level: AAA including Mathematics or Physics.
Engineering Diploma: Grade A (plus A or above in A-level Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry).
BTEC Extended Diploma: D*DD including an appropriate amount of level 3 Mathematics or Physics.
IB: 35 points overall, with 18 points at higher level to include 5 points in higher level Mathematics or Physics.
English language requirements: GCSE English Language grade C (or above) or an equivalent recognised English Language qualification.
All undergraduate applications should be made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Services (UCAS).
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