|Location||United Kingdom, Hatfield|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 Years|
|Tuition fee||£9,250.00 per year|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
with no less than 5.5 in any band.
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
Why choose this course?
This BSc Honours degree course in Aerospace Technology with Pilot Studies is part of a suite of aerospace degree courses taught on the Hatfield College Lane Campus;You will have the opportunity to take flying lessons at a nationally-recognised flight centre;The student with greatest flying performance is awarded a Scholarship, to extend their pilot training after graduation.You do not need an A-level in Mathematics or Physics to gain entry to this course, you simply need the correct UCAS points and a great deal of enthusiasm for flying;This is the ideal course if you are interested in a role that combines technical knowledge with piloting;You will have access to the best equipment: flight simulator, wind tunnels, specialist laboratories and CAE software.
First Year: You will study mathematics for engineering, materials and electrical science, mechanical experimental engineering, computing for business and technology, introduction to manufacturing technology, introduction to design, aerospace technology and industry, and engineering statistics.
Second Year: You will study aircraft systems, thermofluid experimental engineering, simulation and analysis techniques, computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacture (CAM), engineering management, PPL Ground School, and aerospace design, test and certification.
Third Year: You have the option of taking an integrated one-year professional placement.
Final Year (3rd or 4th): You will study pilot studies (double module), instrumentation and control systems, avionics systems, aerospace performance, propulsion, design and manufacture (double module), and an individual major project (double module).
There are employment opportunities in a variety of areas, ranging from airline operators to large aircraft manufacturers to small aerospace supply chain companies. Jobs can vary from managing specialist laboratories/test facilities to the supervision of production lines, and specialisation in CAD to project management. The breadth and flexibility of this course will also open doors to careers in other branches of engineering, computing or business.
You have the opportunity to spend a year working either in a professional research environment or within industry. The practical experience you gain will be of tremendous benefit both when you resume your studies and when you embark on a career. Students have previously undertaken placements in organisations such as:
Inflite Services, Virgin Atlantic Engineering, British Airways, Monarch, or numerous smaller companies.