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University of South Wales

Aircraft Maintenance Systems and Management (Including Foundation Year)

UCAS Code: H400

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

E,E

Access to HE Diploma

P:45

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

PPP

UCAS Tariff

32

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subjects

Aeronautical engineering

Aviation studies

If you don’t have the right qualifications to start our BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering degree, you could start your studies with a foundation year. The extra year will give you the best possible preparation for success on the degree programme.

This aircraft maintenance course is recognised by aviation law, as detailed by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), and gives you access to real aircraft experience.

We are the only university in the UK that has integrated the industry-standard aircraft maintenance qualification 'EASA Part 66' with an Honours degree, delivered on a single campus.

On completion of the required EASA training, you'll be able to apply for a full EASA Part 66 and GCAA Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Licence in just two years, which usually requires five years' professional experience. Additional costs are likely to apply to the required professional experience.*

The University has CAA and CAR 147 approved Maintenance Training Organisation status. This means that our Aerospace Centre on campus is treated as a real aircraft environment, and emulates the same commercial aviation quality control you would expect in the industry worldwide. This approach not only satisfies EASA and GCAA regulations, but will also help you make the transition from the classroom into employment.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through assignments, coursework, ongoing class tests and exams. EASA Part-66 examinations lead to a professional qualification and are governed by European rules and regulations.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
International
£12,600
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Pontypridd

Department:

Engineering

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

81%
high
Aeronautical engineering
81%
high
Aviation studies

How do students rate their degree experience?

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Aeronautical and aerospace engineering

Teaching and learning

84%
Staff make the subject interesting
92%
Staff are good at explaining things
78%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
86%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

82%
Library resources
88%
IT resources
84%
Course specific equipment and facilities
68%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

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