Aviation Technology with Pilot Studies
School - School of Computing, Science & Engineering
Subject area - Aeronautical Engineering
UCAS Code: H491
Start Dates(s): September
Three years full-time
Four years with industrial placement year
UK - £9250 per year
International - £14,400
- Combine flying skills with aviation technology
- Option to follow a structured pilot training programme
- Accredited by the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) and Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
- Work/industrial placement opportunity
- International students can apply
The course is engineering focused towards aircraft performance, aircraft handling qualities and flight systems, together with an aviation management theme which includes a hands-on aviation operations and flight practice dimension.
It aims to produce graduates who can apply theoretical and practical methods to design, develop, construct, commission and maintain engineering products, processes, systems and services within the aviation sector. You will study flight dynamics and control, aircraft propulsion and performance, and avionics. Aviation management skills are developed through moduleson aviation business enterprise, airline and airport management, airport design and aircraft maintenance.
You have the option to follow a structured pilot training programme leading to the opportunity to gain a Private Pilot Licence.
A total of 45 flying hours are offered within the training course, at additional cost, with the twin aims of enabling you to fly solo by the end of year 1 and obtain a Private Pilot Licence by the end of year 2. Lessons are at an additional total cost of £7,608 (correct at time of printing), with flexible payment options.
You are encouraged to join the Manchester Branch of the RAeS which is based at the University. We also encourage you to take a placement year either in Europe or the UK, which you arrange with our support. Successful completion of an industrial placement year will add 'with Professional Experience' to your degree title.
Thanks to the generosity of University of Salford donor and Chairman of Morson Group, Gerry Mason, we were delighted to be able to offer five scholarships specific to students beginning courses in September 2016 across all disciplines of engineering and will have ten more on offer in 16/17 and fifteen in 17/18. Students studying this course will be eligible to apply for this scholarship, please see here for more information.
Please note, exact modules may vary in order to keep content current. Your tutor will be able to advise you as to the modules you will study on or before the start of the programme.