Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

Newcastle College University Centre

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Newcastle College Group
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Course summary

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This programme is a nationally recognised qualification that will provide you with entry-level industry knowledge and practical skills in aircraft maintenance engineering. Combined with European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) basic skills and competencies throughout the modules, this one-year course will prepare you for degree level study. After successful completion you will be guaranteed to progress on to year two of the BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering. This programme was developed with employers and industry bodies to ensure all requirements are met for both the academic requirements of the programme and the requirements of the aviation industry. On successful completion of the Certificate in Higher Education, you will have the opportunity to progress to study the same curriculum as the BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering degree in year two. Successful completion of the qualification offers career opportunities in aircraft maintenance and repair.

Course details


Academic Study Skills, Aircraft Physics, Electrical Fundamentals, Maintenance Practices, Materials and Hardware, Maths for Engineers, Personal Development, Work Related Learning.

Assessment method

Learning methods are varied and include practical workshops, field trips, assignment work, reports, projects, simulations, portfolios, presentations and examinations. Modules are designed to assist you with your own personal and professional development and support your transition into higher education and employment. In addition, the mandatory modules will help you assume greater independence and responsibility for your own learning. You’ll also have access to industry resources, hangar environments and local commercial aircraft engineering developments and projects.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeH401
Institution code N23
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 64 points
A level CC
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MPP Maths, Science or Engineering subjects.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MM Maths, Science or Engineering subjects.
Scottish Advanced Higher CC Maths, Science or Engineering subjects.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Maths and English Language

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000* Year 1
England £9000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000* Year 1
Scotland £9000* Year 1
Wales £9000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering at Newcastle College University Centre - UCAS