University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

Aircraft Engineering University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of the Highlands and Islands

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Course summary

The BEng (Hons) Aircraft Engineering course is an exciting degree that will equip you with an in-depth engineering knowledge across a broad range of modern aeronautical technologies. If you have decided on an exhilarating career as an aircraft engineer, this course will provide the knowledge and skills you need to analyse complex aircraft engineering situations and solve aeronautical engineering problems. The degree offers two pathways which can lead to a career in air transport operations or aircraft design. Successful completion of the BEng degree meets the educational requirements of an Incorporated Engineer. This honours degree has been accredited by the Royal Aeronautical Society.

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 H414
Institution code H49
Campus name Perth College UHI
Campus code P

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
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level CC including Maths.
Plus GCSE Physics grade B or above and GCSE English at grade C or above, or equivalent.
Scottish Higher BBC Including Maths at grade B.
Plus English and Physics at Standard Grade credit level or National 5 or equivalent.
Foundation Apprenticeship (SCQF Level 6) Pass in Engineering PLUS a Scottish Higher in Maths at grade C or above

Advanced entry to year 2 may be possible on successful completion of the HNC Aircraft Engineering with a minimum grade B in the Graded Unit or with Advanced Highers or A levels: BBC including Maths and Physics at grade B.
Plus a period of preparatory tuition which may take the form of a pre-course summer school or run alongside your year 2 studies.


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with no element below 5.5
PTE Academic 58.0 58 average with 51 in each component
TOEFL (iBT) 80.0 Min 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:

Further information on English Language Requirements can be found at the following:

https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/international/international-courses/eligibility/english-language-requirements/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,000 * Year 1
EU £1,820 * Year 1
International £12,800 * Year 1
England £9,000 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 * Year 1
Scotland £1,820 * Year 1
Wales £9,000 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

RUK students studying for a consecutive four year full-time degree, only years 1, 2 and 3 incur the fees stated, year 4 is free. For 5-year integrated masters degrees these fees are incurred for 4 of the 5 years. For full details on fees and funding please visit https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/first-steps/how-much-will-it-cost/

Provider information

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University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)
UHI Executive Office
Ness Walk
Inverness
IV3 5SQ


Course contact details

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University Admissions Office

01463 279190


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