Kingston University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Aviation Operations with Commercial Pilot Training (with Sandwich Year)

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Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston – Integrated into this course is a 15-month training course leading to a Frozen Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL). – Bournemouth Commercial Flight Training (BCFT) is partnered with the Florida Institute of Technology and you’ll have the opportunity to conduct practical flight training in the USA. – As well as pilot training, this course offers knowledge of the operational, technical and commercial aspects of the airline industry, to help you stand out at future job interviews. About this course Now is an ideal time to become a commercial airline pilot. Commercial aviation is forecast to double over the next 20 years, offering amazing opportunities. This course will help you take off as a pilot and future aviation leader. In Year 2 you’ll be based at Bournemouth Commercial Flight Training (BCFT) and fly over the beautiful south coast. You’ll study the syllabus of the 14 Theoretical Knowledge exams needed to obtain a UK European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) ATPL (A) licence. Please note the cost of flight training in Year 2 is approximately £70,000 in addition to University fees.

Course details


Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list. Year 1 - Introduction to Aerospace Engineering; Mathematics and Physics for Practitioner Engineers; HE Study Skills and Professional Development; Thermofluids and Mechanical Principles; Year 2 - Flight Operations and Meteorology; Aircraft Systems and Navigation; Instrumentation, Law and Operational Procedures; Professional Development for Commercial Airline Pilots; Year 3 - Sandwich Year; Year 4 - Air Transport Economics; Airline Operations and Scheduling; Aircraft Systems; Individual Project - Aviation Studies

How to apply

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Kingston University & Bournemouth commercial flight training
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

T Levels T Levels are an alternative to A levels, apprenticeships and other further education courses. T Level focuses on vocational skills and can help students into skilled employment, higher education and/or apprenticeships. Students who study T Level spend 80% of the course in the classroom, learning the skills that employers need. The other 20% is a meaningful industry placement, where they put these skills into action. T Levels are the equivalent to three A levels and we recognise the UCAS tariff points they attract in line with other qualifications that aid progression to higher education.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

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Aviation Operations with Commercial Pilot Training (with Sandwich Year) at Kingston University - UCAS