Blackpool and the Fylde College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Lancaster University

Engineering (Aerospace Engineering)

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Course summary

Aerospace Engineering is an exciting, cutting-edge field that opens up international prospects. Graduates have a range of options in the research, design and development of civil and military aircrafts, missiles, weapons systems, satellites, space vehicles. They also work in testing and maintenance of aircrafts and systems and in improving efficiency and speed, weight, fuel consumption. Aerospace Engineering is increasingly oriented towards sustainability in recent years and many roles in the field also address its environmental impact. As a student in Aerospace Engineering, you will learn about aircrafts, flying and flight systems, and by the time you graduate, you will have specialist knowledge in aerodynamics, avionics, materials and structures, propulsion and systems integration. Our BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering programme will provide you with the core and specialist principles of engineering to furnish you with the required skills to enjoy an exciting career path within this future-oriented sector. You will have the opportunity to customise your course to follow an Aerospace pathway, after you have sampled core engineering subjects. You will begin your studies at Level 4 with core common modules. You will master the essentials, including mathematics and computer-aided design (CAD) which will give you a great advantage on the job market. At Levels 5 and 6, you will gain more insight into subject specialisms. We have designed the programme so as to give you the opportunity to explore practical subject areas and to engage in hands-on learning. The programme will allow you to develop your own interests and projects in the field and prepare for the range of responsibilities ou can undertake in the future. The UK has a significant shortfall of suitably-skilled and qualified engineers, and a very advanced aerospace industry. At B&FC, we have well-developed working relationships with a wide range of Engineering employers, through which we help and support learners into sustainable employment. Many of our graduates are now employed by major companies (EDF Energy, Westinghouse Springfields, BAE Systems, Airbus, NIC, GCE and Ford Motor Company) as design, production, project or research and development engineers. Successful students may also wish to continue their studies by undertaking a relevant postgraduate degree at another university institution, leading to even greater career opportunities.

Course details

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.






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Republic of Ireland

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

International applicants must apply through UCAS

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The entry criteria for direct entry onto Level 5 of the programme are: HNC or HND with an overall merit grade in: Mechanical, General or Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering or an appropriate Engineering discipline. If English is not the candidate's first language, an IELTS score of at least 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills is also required. Applicants who are able to demonstrate relevant work experience or knowledge will also be considered on an individual basis and will be invited to an interview to determine suitability.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8750 Year 1
England £8750 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8750 Year 1
Scotland £8750 Year 1
Wales £8750 Year 1
International £9750 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note: our course fees are accurate at time of publishing. However, government information may change at short notice and we reserve the right to update our fees accordingly.
Engineering (Aerospace Engineering) at Blackpool and the Fylde College - UCAS