Kingston University London - Aviation Operations with Commercial Pilot Training BSc (Hons)

Kingston University London

Aviation Operations with Commercial Pilot Training BSc (Hons)

This course will help you take off as a pilot and future aviation leader. In Year 2 you'll be based at one of our partner flight schools, which are approved Air Training Organizations (ATO), with training delivered by specialist ground school instructors. You'll study the syllabus of the 13 Theoretical Knowledge exams needed to obtain a UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) ATPL (A) licence.

Reasons to choose Kingston University

  • Integrated into this course is a 15-month training course leading to a Frozen Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL).
  • As well as pilot ground training, this course offers knowledge of the operational, technical and commercial aspects of the airline industry, to help you stand out at future job interviews.

Entry Requirements

  • 96–120 UCAS points from three A-levels or equivalent level 3 qualifications

  • BTEC Extended Diploma in an Engineering, Science or Technology subject with grades MMM.

  • IELTS of 6.0, with no element below 5.5.

Career Prospects

With your degree and Frozen ATPL, you'll be able to apply for initial employment as a First Officer with airlines such as EasyJet, Ryanair, and Flybe, among others.

Career opportunities after completing Aviation Operations with Commercial Pilot Training BSc (Hons)

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

Course Details

As part of the course, you will embark on a 15-month integrated flight training course leading to a frozen Air Transport Pilots' Licence (ATPL).

Year 1 introduces aviation and equips you with the maths and physics skills needed for Years 2 and 3. You are introduced to the theory of flight and the aircraft systems that enable aircraft to fly. You are also provided with the core communication skills required to become a pilot and a future leader.

Year 1

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

Year 2

Professional Development for Commercial Airline Pilots
Flight Operations and Meteorology
Aircraft Systems and Navigation
Instrumentation, Law and Operational Procedures

Year 3

Aerospace Technology
Individual Project - Aviation Studies
Air Transport Economics
Airline Operations and Scheduling

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