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Course summary

Get your aviation career off the ground with this unique course, the only one of its kind in Scotland, designed to shape you into a graduate-calibre aircraft maintenance engineer. Base yourself at UHI Perth, boasting world-class facilities including hangar spaces for practical activities that simulate an active commercial EASA/UKCAA Part 145 maintenance environment. Develop hand and maintenance skills alongside essential academic knowledge, gain insight into management roles, and complete a capstone project in your final year to showcase the many skills you've acquired. Benefit from local and worldwide industry links, while fulfilling EASA syllabus requirements and UKCAA Category B1.1 aircraft maintenance licence syllabus (EASA Part-66). Delivered in conjunction with AST, the longest established aviation maintenance training organisation of its type in the world, graduate with a degree plus the opportunity to obtain an Approved EASA and/or UKCAA Part-66 Certificate of Recognition.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 3

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Applicants who are currently (or were very recently) working within the aircraft industry, with an HND/DipHE award in an engineering discipline, may be considered for Y3 entry on a case by case basis.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

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

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no element below 5.5
PTE Academic5858 average with 51 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)80Min 80 or above with min 18 in each section

Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English in an academic environment and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The minimum English language requirements to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands are detailed below:

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £1820* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
EU £15360* Year 1
International £15360* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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For full information on fees please see our Undergraduate Tuition Fees page at For course specific fees information please refer to the Fees/funding tab on the university website course page. You can also find information on additional funding available such as bursaries and scholarships at
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering & Management at University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) - UCAS