University Centre Farnborough has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
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.
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.
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.
- Analytical Methods for Engineers
- Engineering Science
- Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
- 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
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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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
|UCAS Tariff||48 points|
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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
|Channel Islands||£5,000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£5,000||Year 1|