Kingston University London - Aviation Engineering BEng (Hons)

Kingston University London

Aviation Engineering BEng (Hons)

This is an ideal degree for anyone considering an engineering career in aviation. It will prepare you to work in aircraft maintenance, airworthiness, aviation management, logistics, systems integration, design, support, manufacturing, and air transport economics.

Studies include aerodynamics, propulsion, structures and materials science, and the performance of aircraft. Through practical work in laboratories and workshops, you'll apply the engineering principles you learn.

This degree will also develop career skills such as effective communication, presentation, team-working, planning, and project management.

Reasons to choose Kingston University

  • This course aligns with the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC) and meets the academic requirements for Incorporated Engineering (IEng) Membership of the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAes).
  • You'll be able to enhance your learning through an industrial placement with an approved employer. 
  • We have a successful history of providing graduates to the aviation industry, especially around Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

Entry Requirements

  • 112-128 UCAS points from three A-levels or equivalent Level 3 qualifications. A-levels to include Mathematics and a science subject.
  • IELTS of 6.0, with no element below 5.5.

Career Prospects

Career opportunities include maintenance and licensed aircraft engineering, certification, quality assurance, logistics, planning, design, technical services, production, and control engineering. Employers are often the military, civil aviation, and aerospace companies.

Career opportunities after completing Aviation Engineering BEng (Hons)

  • Flight instructor.
  • Terminal manager.
  • Aerospace technician.
  • Aircraft mechanic.
  • Pilot.
  • Test engineer.
  • Airport executive.
  • Aeronautical engineer.

Course Details

In the First Year, you will acquire fundamental engineering knowledge and skills building a solid foundation for students to undertake a deeper study in year 2. You will have the opportunity to carry out hands-on practical work in laboratories and workshops throughout the program. Most modules are designed to develop key employability skills such as communication, presentation, team-working, planning, and project management.

Year 1

Introduction to Engineering Design and Manufacture
Engineering Mechanics, Structures & Materials
Engineering Mathematics and Computing Applications
Fluid Mechanics and Engineering Science

Year 2

Operations Research and Aviation Safety
Engineering Project Management
Aircraft Systems
Aerospace Engineering

Year 3

Air Transport Economics
Individual Project (Aircraft IEng)
Aircraft Maintenance Operations
Aerospace Technology

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