Kingston University has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
Reasons to choose Kingston – This is the only UK degree that mirrors the requirements of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part-147- approved courses. Once you graduate, you only need two years’ maintenance experience before applying to the CAA for your B Licence (the main licence for aircraft maintenance staff). – The course covers all the knowledge requirements specified in the EASA category B1.1 aircraft maintenance engineering licence syllabus (Part 66). – This degree is accredited by the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) as meeting the requirements for IEng registration with the Engineering Council. About this course This degree will set you on the path to becoming an aircraft maintenance engineer, with the confidence and skills necessary to become a maintenance manager of the future. Alongside academic studies, you’ll get hands-on experience of aircraft component and equipment replacement, inspection, condition monitoring, and fault diagnosis and rectification. You’ll gain an understanding of the work environment and the legal requirements relating to the operation of commercial aircraft. You’ll also gain study and interpersonal skills to improve your career prospects and enable you to complete further study.
Examples of modules: Year 1 Core -Mathematics and Physics for Practitioner Engineers; Mathematics and Physics for Practitioner Engineers; Aerodynamics and Aircraft Electronic and Digital Systems; HE Study Skills and Professional Development Year 2 Core - Aircraft Materials, Hardware and Maintenance; Aircraft and Their Systems; Practical Engineering Skills and CAD; Professional Practice for Aircraft Engineers. Final Year Core -Turbine Engines and Thermodynamics; Aircraft Maintenance Practices; Individual Project (Aircraft IEng); Air Transport Economics.
Teaching includes lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical laboratory sessions, backed up by workshop sessions, simulated aircraft work experience and live aircraft work experience. Assessment includes portfolios of evidence, practical exercises, assignments, reports, presentations and formal written examinations. Some of the modules are assessed by coursework only.
How to apply
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!
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|Campus name||Cardiff Vale College (ICAT)|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
|UCAS Tariff||96 points|
|A level||CCC||Three A-levels to include Mathematics and Science (General Studies and native language A-levels are not accepted)|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM||Subjects accepted: Aerospace Engineering Mechanical Engineering Electrical Engineering Electronic Engineering|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 15 credits M: 15 credits P: 15 credits||Equivalent of 96 UCAS points|
|Scottish Higher||Equivalent of 96 UCAS points to include Maths & Science.|
|AS||Can be combined with other Level 3 qualifications e.g. A2's in different subjects to achieve 96 UCAS points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DD|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||30 points||Maths and Science at Higher Level|
|Extended Project||Can be combined with other Level 3 qualifications to achieve 96 UCAS points|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H4, H4, H5||Equivalent of 96 UCAS points|
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
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