Aeronautical Engineering HTQ Higher National Diploma at Leicester College - UCAS

Leicester College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Aeronautical Engineering HTQ Higher National Diploma

Course summary

This is a two-year full-time programme in which a Higher National Certificate (HNC) is completed in year one and Higher National Diploma (HND) in year two. With a career in engineering as your chosen route, this level 4/5 course offers a pathway in Aeronautical engineering. The HNC/HND in engineering course is designed to enable students who may have come through a vocational route to progress into higher education, building on the knowledge gained at level 3. On successful completion of the first year of the course, you may continue to the level 5 HND in engineering. Once you have achieved the HND (after two years of study) you will be able to apply to study for a further year to obtain a full degree at university. This qualification is well regarded throughout the industry and the academic world. Career opportunities include managerial and technical positions in aeronautical engineering.

This Higher Technical Qualification is approved against occupational standards decided by employers. Learn more about Higher Technical Qualifications.


In year one you will study for the HNC in engineering: all eight units must be completed. Electrical/electronic engineering units include engineering design; engineering mathematics; engineering science; managing an engineering project (Pearson set project); aircraft aerodynamics; airframe mechanical systems; composite materials for aerospace applications; turbine rotary wing mechanical and flight systems. After successful completion of the HNC in year one, you will study a further eight units for the HND in year two. Electrical/electronic units include research project (double unit); professional engineering management ( Pearson-set ); further mathematics; aircraft flight control systems; aircraft propulsion systems and technology; aircraft structural integrity; avionic systems.

Assessment method

You will undertake a range of both written and practical assignments, presentations and in-class controlled assessments.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Leicester College is not a Home Office Student Sponsor and does not accept applications from international students. We can only accept applications from students already resident in the UK. EU / EEA nationals resident in the UK must be able to demonstrate that they have gained either ‘Settled’ or ‘Pre-settled’ status under the EU Settlement Scheme. Other non-UK nationals (apart from Irish nationals) must demonstrate they have valid UK residency / leave to remain in the UK to be considered for admission. Right to study in the UK does not automatically confer Home fee status and you may be required to undertake a fee status assessment to confirm your eligibility for student funding.

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)5.5

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6165 Year 1
England £6165 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6165 Year 1
Scotland £6165 Year 1
Wales £6165 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Aeronautical Engineering HTQ Higher National Diploma at Leicester College - UCAS