Aviation Engineering - Top Up at Cardiff and Vale College - UCAS

Course summary

Do you have an HND in Aerospace Engineering? If so, this course is a perfect choice to top-up your qualification to an honours degree. The course , a one year top-up, is run in partnership with Kingston University and taught at CAVC ICAT Campus. This course will further your studies to Level 6 and will include exploring the performance of fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft and analysis of their structures, and evaluating materials for aircraft applications. You'll also study the principles of air transport economics and how they affect management decision-making and project planning and mapping. You'll also undertake group and individual projects on industry-related topics.


You will study the following modules: Airline Economics - 30 Credits Aerospace Technology - 30 Credits Aircraft Maintenance Operations - 30 Credits Individual Project (Aircraft IEng) - 30 Credits

Assessment method

This top up degree is a mix of examinations, individual research and presentations

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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International Centre for Aerospace Training (ICAT)
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

A HND in Aerospace Engineering (Distinction or Merit)

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Students have access to a wide range of resources including textbooks, publications, and computers in the College library and via online resources. In most cases they are more than sufficient to complete a course of study. Where there are additional costs, either obligatory or optional, these are detailed on the College website (on individual course pages). Of course students may choose to purchase their own additional personal resources/tools over and above those listed to support their studies at their own expense. All stationery and printing costs are at a student’s own expense. EU students who have settled or pre-settled status in the UK under the EU Settlement Scheme, may be eligible for student finance and be designated as a home student for fees purposes. Irish nationals are eligible for support under the Common Travel Area arrangement.

Sponsorship information

CAVC has a range of bursaries and scholarships that students on undergraduate, higher education programmes can apply for to support their studies. Applicants can find more information by visiting the college website

Aviation Engineering - Top Up at Cardiff and Vale College - UCAS