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Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

Newcastle College University Centre

UCAS Code: 4Q58 | Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B

Engineering, Maths and or Science subjects.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Maths and English Language

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DM

Engineering, Maths and or Science subjects.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMP

Engineering, Maths and or Science subjects.

Scottish Advanced Higher

B,B

Engineering, Maths and or Science subjects.

UCAS Tariff

80

Engineering, Maths andor Science subjects.

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Aeronautical engineering

This Aircraft Maintenance Engineering degree is the only degree of its kind in the North East and the course content is in line with the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part 66 category B1.1 Aircraft Maintenance Engineering license syllabus. You will be taught aerodynamics, aircraft systems and maintenance practices by tutors who have many years’ experience in aircraft engineering as well as the military. You will study at Newcastle College Aviation Academy, a PART 147 training facility, audited and approved by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) based at Newcastle International Airport. This degree has been developed in line with what the industry looks for in graduates. Guest lectures are regularly delivered by organisations including British Airways, Newcastle International Airport and Storm Aviation offering up-to-date industry insight. Voluntary work placements are encouraged and you will be supported to secure one to further develop your knowledge and experience. After you complete your degree you will need to undertake a further two years of practical experience within industry completing your logbook, in order to gain your license from the CAA. Previous graduates have secured employment with organisations including British Airways, Ryanair, Jet2 and Virgin. You may decide to continue your studies and progress onto an engineering related Masters degree.

Modules

Year One: • Academic Study Skills • Personal Development or Recognition of Prior Learning • Work Related Learning • Maths for Engineers • Aircraft Physics • Electrical Fundamentals • Materials and Hardware • Maintenance Practices. Year Two: • Professional Development • Work Based Learning • Electronic Fundamentals • Aerodynamics • Turbine Aircraft Aerodynamics, Systems and Structures (Mechanical) • Turbine Aircraft Aerodynamics, Systems and Structures (Avionic). Year Three: • Dissertation • Research Methods for Engineers • Aircraft Maintenance Techniques • Digital Electronics/Electronic Instrument Systems • Human Factors • Air Legislation.

Assessment methods

Students are taught through • Practical lessons • Lectures • Group work. Students are assessed through: EASA exams • Essays
• Presentations • Vivas • Portfolios • Reports • Logbook of practical work • Personal reflections.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Newcastle College University Centre

Department:

Engineering

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