What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Must include a C Grade in A-Level Maths AND a C Grade in either A-Level: Physics (PASS practical) Chemistry (PASS practical) Electronics Design and Technology Computer Science A C Grade in AS-Level Physics would also be accepted A-Level Statistics is NOT acceptable as a Numerate Science. Students who have studied Mechanics modules as part of their A levels - refer to Tutor (must have A2 maths)
112-120 UCAS tariff points including A in Higher Maths AND Physics
In Engineering and Science subjects with Distinctions in all Maths modules BTEC Operations and Maintenance Engineering is also acceptable BTEC Aviation Operations is only accepted with additional A-Level in Maths and Physics BTEC Electrical Engineering is NOT a relevant BTEC for this course BTEC Applied Science is NOT a relevant BTEC for this course BTEC Sub Dip Applied Science will not be acceptable in place of Physics A Level
In Engineering or Science subjects with Distinctions in all Maths modules BTEC Manufacturing Eng and Operations and Maintenance Engineering is also acceptable BTEC Aviation Operations is only accepted with additional A-Level in Maths and Physics with minimum grades. BTEC Electrical Engineering is NOT a relevant BTEC for this course BTEC Applied Science is NOT a relevant BTEC for this course Btec Sub Dip Applied Science is not accepted in place of Physics A level.
including Grade 5 in Higher Level Maths and Physics
From a minimum of 2 A2's or equivalent
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112-120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers71%
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- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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3 good reasons to study Aircraft Engineering with Pilot Studies at Salford: •Accredited by the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) and Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) •Follow a structured pilot training programme •Aircraft design is brought into sharp focus in parallel with a full treatment of fundamental and advanced aeronautical science. This programme lets you combine the practical and theoretical aspects of flying with the underlying principles of aircraft engineering. You have the option to follow a structured pilot training programme and sit the appropriate ground school examinations needed for the award of a Private Pilot Licence. A total of 45 flying hours are offered within the training programme, at additional cost, with the twin aims of enabling you to fly solo by the end of level 1 and obtain a Private Pilot Licence by the end of level 2. Lessons are at an additional total cost of £6,500 (correct at August 2010), with flexible payment options. You can elect to take a year’s relevant industrial placement as part of your degree. This is greatly encouraged for the following reasons: •An opportunity to apply the knowledge that you have gained at the University; •Witness the application of modern techniques to your field of interest; •Obtain a better understanding of the role of some of the theory that you have been taught; •Experience working for an organisation; •Discuss your future career with people established within the industry; •The possibility of working for the same organisation after you graduate. A large proportion of students undertaking a placement with a company are employed by that company after they have graduated.
Year one modules may include: Aviation Business Enterprise, Engineering Materials & Electrical Systems, Engineering Mathematics, Engineering Structures & Engineering Dynamics, Engineering Thermodynamics & Fluid Dynamics, Principles of Air Navigation and Meteorology for Aviation. Year two modules may include: Engineering Mathematics E2, Safety Assessment in Aviation & Human Factors and Crew Resource Management, Aerodynamics E2, Flight Systems, Route Planning and Navigation Systems, Aircraft Structures. Year three modules may include: Aerodynamics, Aircraft Design Enterprise, Avionics, Flight Systems, Industrial Management and Project Preparation, Final Year Project.
The University of Salford is hugely diverse and multicultural with a focus on practical experience and skills. We have fantastic connections with ITV and the BBC at the newly opened MediaCityUK complex, making for a highly engaging and creative student experience. The Students' Union has amazing opportunities in activities and volunteering and offers tonnes of support.
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