Aeronautical Engineering at Cardiff and Vale College - UCAS

Course summary

Aerospace is one of the fastest growing industries in the UK with exciting opportunities to work in Wales and across the world. The sector has seen consistent growth in recent years, and supports a growing number of high-skill, high-value jobs. If you have a passion for aircraft, or you simply wish to develop into an engineer with wide and varied engineering skills applicable across a wide range of industries, then this course is right for you. The programme is based at our International Centre for Aerospace Training (ICAT) and you will be taught by experienced engineering staff who have relevant industrial experience in the aeronautical engineering sector. This course is ideal for those wanting to progress into aerospace technology management or gain professional recognition, by progressing to Incorporated Engineer Status.


Year 1– level 4: Engineering Design Engineering Mathematics Engineering Science Managing a Professional Engineering Project Aircraft Aerodynamics Aircraft Electrical Power and Distribution Systems CAD/CAM Airframe Mechanical Systems Year 2 - level 5: Research Project Professional Engineering Management Further Mathematics Aircraft Flight Control Systems Aircraft Propulsion Principles and Technology Avionic Systems Aircraft Gas Turbine Engine Design and Performance

Assessment method

Assessment for the course is designed, where possible, to simulate the variety of tasks that graduates from the programme may encounter in relevant employment. Where necessary other academic assessment devices, such as a formal examination are also used.

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.

Application codes

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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

Other level 3 qualifications may be acceptable. Mature students without the standard entry requirements but with related work experience will be considered.

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

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5Reading and Writing must be at 5.5
PTE Academic51

We also accept other English language examination equivalents. The standard requirement is equivalent to Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £6000* Year 1
Scotland £6000* Year 1
Wales £6000* Year 1
Channel Islands £6000* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £6000* Year 1
EU £12000* Year 1
International £12000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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

Aeronautical Engineering at Cardiff and Vale College - UCAS