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Air Transport with Private Pilot Training BSc (Hons)

Buckinghamshire New University

UCAS CODE: H490

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Buckinghamshire New University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEPTEMBER 2020

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Course Overview

This course teaches you the practical aspects of flying needed for a variety of air transport roles. Developed with industry professionals, it focuses on trends shaping the aviation industry today and in the future. You will have the chance to go on educational visits and carry out a work placement. You will also benefit from the University’s FNPT II Flight Simulator which you will use during the final year of your studies.

On this programme, you will gain the theoretical and practical pilot training knowledge to attain a Private Pilot's Licence (PPL). The PPL qualification allows you to continue your flying studies at a later date, to achieve a Frozen Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL). This programme attracts mature students and those currently employed within the industry, offering an opportunity to further their skills and knowledge in the aviation sector and the potential for career advancement.

What will this course cover?

During this course you'll acquire specialist knowledge in airline and airport operations, and have the chance to go on a number of educational visits both in the UK and overseas. We've developed this programme with industry professionals to focus on trends shaping the aviation industry today and in the future. You'll have the opportunity to go educational visits, and carry out a work placement within the aviation industry. You'll study modules in air cargo operations and ancillary revenue management, as well as aviation finance and economics.

As you develop a deep understanding of the air transport industry you'll finish the course well qualified to pursue a variety of different careers in this field. We'll give you the theoretical and practical pilot training knowledge to attain a Private Pilot's Licence (PPL). The PPL qualification allows you to continue your flying study at a later date, to achieve a Frozen Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL).

What are my career prospects

When you graduate, you’ll be qualified for jobs in the travel and tourism industry with a range of organisations, particularly those in the civil aviation sector. Some of the larger airline and airport organisations offer a limited number of places on management trainee programmes, while others recruit directly for posts in marketing and operations.

How will you help me prepare for my future?

Throughout your time with us we’ll support you on the route to your chosen career. We’ll help you to develop crucial skills, encouraging you to become enterprising, employable and good leaders. Our modules and teaching expertise will help you become more independent as a learner and more certain of your discipline expertise.

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per year

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Entry requirements

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96 UCAS points

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University information

Buckinghamshire New University

  • University League Table

    124th

  • Accommodation available
    Scholarships available
  • Campus address

    Buckinghamshire New University, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2JZ, England

Bucks firmly believes that all students have the potential to benefit from higher education.
Great transport links mean students will be within easy reach of London, Oxford, Reading and beyond.
From Erasmus exchanges to internships and global contacts, Bucks offers opportunities to study abroad.

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