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 ground 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 This course leverages Kingston University’s strengths in aerospace engineering to 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 UK Civil Aviation Authority Theoretical Knowledge exams needed to obtain a Frozen ATPL (A) licence. Please note: the cost of flight training after completion of ground training in Year 2 is approximately £79,500 (subject to change) in addition to University fees

Course details


Example modules: – Aerospace Technology – Air Transport Economics – Professional Development for Commercial Airline Pilots -For a full list of modules please visit the Kingston university course webpage

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

Additional fee information

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