University of Leeds

Degree level: Undergraduate

Aviation Technology with Pilot Studies and Management

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Course summary

Aviation is a multibillion-pound industry that’s not only fundamental to tourism worldwide but also plays a key role in enhancing the global economy through trade and providing security and protection in defence. From piloting aircraft to engineering, manufacturing, management and research, the career opportunities in aviation are huge, and widespread across various disciplines – making it a highly sought after and relevant sector to qualify in. Studying Aviation Technology with Pilot Studies and Management at Leeds will equip you with the knowledge, skills and creativity needed to take a highly integrated approach to the global aviation industry, as the basis for a world-class aviation career. The course has specialist input from expert academics, experienced professionals and pilots from industry giving you the chance to interact and develop professional relationships with leaders in this field. You’ll also have access to specialist facilities right here on campus, such as flight simulators and our engine laboratory, alongside exciting opportunities like undertaking an industrial work placement to ensure you have the best grounding to head out into your professional career. Why study at Leeds:

  • Put theory into practice, taking advantage of our specialist training facilities, including a range of state-of-the-art flight simulators that give you the opportunity to achieve the UK Civil Aviation Authority ground exam requirements for the Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL).
  • Experience expertise teaching, delivered by a programme team who specialise in a wide range of aviation disciplines and have extensive industry experience.
  • Benefit from having controlled use of our Piper Seneca Flight and Navigation Procedures Training simulator and Airbus A320 flight simulator throughout your studies.
  • Start building your future career path from day one, establishing relations in the field of aviation with industry professionals through our strong partnerships with EU and UK industry such as Airbus, Marshall Aerospace, Rolls Royce, Heathrow Airport and National Air Traffic Services.
  • Broaden your experience before you graduate and enhance your career prospects with our paid industrial work placement opportunities.
  • Make the most of your time at Leeds by joining our Aviation Society (AvSoc) where you can experience flight in a glider or powered aircraft, whilst gaining guidance and invaluable insight from industry professionals at regular talks and networking events throughout your degree

Course details

Assessment method

Most modules are assessed by more than one component. These components can include written examinations held at the end of each year, in-class and online tests, example sheets, assignments, and coursework in the form of reports, projects, presentations and posters.

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Subject to places being available, you must achieve our published first year entry requirements and the relevant % average in your first year of study. Learning outcomes of year 1 of the degree programme you are applying to must also have been met.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

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