University Centre Farnborough

Aeronautical Engineering University Centre Farnborough Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

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TEF Bronze

University Centre Farnborough has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

Find out more about the TEF.

The Higher National Certificate is a university-level qualification (Level 4) with a strong vocational emphasis. It is a nationally recognised qualification that equips you with the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to succeed in employment or the opportunity to progress to study at university.

For people currently employed in a related field, an HNC provides the opportunity to upgrade knowledge and skills, combining work and study and may be a more cost-effective alternative to university study. This course is equivalent to the first year of a full time university-level programme.

Our supportive environment for learning will give you the best opportunity to succeed by providing you with individual attention whilst studying. You will get to know all your teachers well and benefit from a supportive and friendly environment.

Progression:

Students may go onto a wide and varied range of Engineering career pathways. Also students may choose to progress onto a HND Engineering course, or to an appropriate Engineering Degree programme.

Course details

Modules

What modules are covered?

The Higher National Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering has been developed to focus on equipping individuals with the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to succeed in employment in the Aeronautical Engineering Industries.

Indicative Modules:

  • Analytical Methods for Engineers
  • Engineering Science
  • Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation

Aeronautical Pathway:

  • Aerodynamic Principles and Aircraft Design
  • Aircraft Structural Integrity
  • Aircraft Propulsion Technology
  • Aircraft Gas Turbine Science
  • Engineering Design

There is strong emphasis on analysis and evaluation of subject-specialist concepts and procedures. Learners will have the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attributes essential for successful performance in working life, enabling learners to make an immediate contribution providing flexibility knowledge skills and motivation as a basis for future studies and career.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code HH40
Institution code F66
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points
Access to HE Diploma M: 15 credits
P: 45 credits

Mature applicants with relevant experience are strongly encouraged to apply and will be considered on a case by case basis. A satisfactory interview and reference will be required.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £5,000 Year 1
EU £7,500 Year 1
International £7,500 Year 1
England £5,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,000 Year 1
Scotland £5,000 Year 1
Wales £5,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University Centre Farnborough
Boundary Road
Farnborough
GU14 6SB


Clearing contact details

Admissions Office

01252 407028


Course contact details

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Application Co-Ordinator

01252 407028

Fax: 01252 407041