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Aviation Technology with Pilot Studies and Management BEng (Hons)

University of Leeds

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The global aviation industry is forecast to grow from carrying around 4 billion passengers annually at present to 7.8 billion in 2036 – and global airline revenues already exceed £600 billion per annum (IATA). Hence, the global aviation industry needs knowledgeable, skilled and creative people as pilots, managers and other aviation professionals. The aviation industry is a complex, interlocking, highly integrated system of engineering, people, regulations, procedures and business models.This course will equip you with the knowledge, skills and creativity needed to take a highly integrated approach to the global aviation industry, as the basis for a world-class aviation career. Discover the relationship between aviation, materials, energy, economics and policy – and the system that connects these together – through this course’s interdisciplinary nature. Develop specialist aviation engineering, technical and management skills, alongside drawing upon our extensive expertise in aircraft, materials, propulsion and environmental issues and the ability to apply this knowledge to real-life aviation industry scenarios.You’ll benefit from the training facilities and expertise of a professional flying school as you undertake ten hours of flight training, have the opportunity to achieve the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) ground exam requirements for the Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL), while learning how to manage and finance activities in the aviation industry.The course has specialist input from expert academics, experienced professionals and pilots from industry. Bringing working knowledge of advanced communications and navigation systems, management techniques and strategic thinking, these contributions complement the knowledge base provided by the course to succeed in the aviation industry. Following completion of this course, you could pursue a career in aviation project management, aviation enterprise, air traffic control, airline operations or with further training, piloting.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 24,500per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : AAA

AAA including Mathematics or Physics.Where an A-Level Science subject is taken, we require a pass in the practical science element, alongside the achievement of the A-Level at the stated grade.Excludes A-Level General Studies or Critical Thinking.Extended Project Qualification - Whilst we recognise the value, effort and enthusiasm applicants make in the Extended Project, we do not currently include this as part of our offer making. We do however encourage you to provide further information on your project in your person


University information

University of Leeds

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    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

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