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Exeter College

Aircraft Engineering

UCAS Code: 2H60

Foundation Degree in Engineering - FdEng

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

64

A minimum of 64 UCAS tariff points from A levels in Mathematics and Physics at Grade C or above, a BTEC Extended National Diploma in Engineering at Grade Profile MPP or above, an Access to HE qualification in relevant science or engineering discipline or other qualifications deemed equivalent to the above. GCSE passes at Grade 4 and above in Mathematics, English and a science-based subject are also required.

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

Based at our purpose-built Technology Centre, this programme provides the ideal progression path for students completing the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering and will provide you with the theoretical and practical skills to move forward to become a licensed aircraft engineer.

As part of your programme we aim to take trips to further your learning. You will also receive the practical hand skills training expected of an aircraft maintenance technician.

How will I be taught and assessed?
The programme balances assignments and examinations in almost equal measure. You will undertake formal lectures and workshop practical training.

You can also progress on to the Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) at Kingston University which is accredited by the Royal Aeronautical Society. There is a one year Full Time and a Part Time two year option available.

You could go on to careers such as…
Working in the aerospace industry with companies such as Virgin Connect, British Airways and Air Canada. The skills you will learn are also transferable with students also able to look at careers outside aviation such as the Power and Rail Industries.

Modules (for guidance only):
› Aerodynamics and aircraft electronic techniques and digital systems
› Mathematics and physics for practitioner engineers
› Aircraft and their systems
› Aircraft practical and higher education study skills
› Aircraft materials, hardware and maintenance
› Electrical engineering fundamentals

Modules

Modules (for guidance only):
› Aerodynamics and aircraft electronic techniques and digital systems
› Mathematics and physics for practitioner engineers
› Aircraft and their systems
› Aircraft practical and higher education study skills
› Aircraft materials, hardware and maintenance
› Electrical engineering fundamentals

Tuition fees

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England
£7,745
per year
EU
£7,745
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,745
per year
Scotland
£7,745
per year
Wales
£7,745
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Exeter College

Department:

Engineering and Construction

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