Level 6/Top-up in Aeronautical Engineering [Year 3 (Final year) of a Three-year UK Bachelor’s degree]

  • Awarding Body: BTEC edexcel,UK
  • Course Duration:12 Month
  • Credit:120

Overview:

This suite of Edexcel BTEC Level 6 in Aeronautical Engineering is aimed at learners who have achieved an Edexcel BTEC Level 4 and an Edexcel BTEC Level 5 and who wish to achieve Incorporated Engineering (IEng) status.

The Edexcel BTEC Level 6 in Engineering provide detailed and up to-date knowledge and understanding of engineering principles, practice and processes. They focus on designing products, systems and processes to meet defined needs, and maintaining and managing current technology at peak efficiency. The qualifications enable practical skills development alongside the development of the knowledge and understanding required to prepare for/progress in employment in a chosen specialist area of the engineering sector. The Edexcel BTEC Level 6  in Engineering also provides the learners the opportunity to achieve Chartered Engineering (CEng) status at a later date if their career develops appropriately.

University programmes

As our qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual, learners are eligible to progress to top-up degree and masters programmes at many universities in UK and overseas with advanced standing.

Reference: http://www.edexcel.com/quals/Professional/engineering-lvl6/Pages/default.aspx

Entry requirements for this course:

  • A BTEC level-5 in Aeronautical Engineering discipline at UCASM.

Careers:

Careers in Aeronautical Engineering can often be found in aircraft maintenance environments or as a technician within the aerospace design and development industry. After completion of Level 6 in Aeronautical Engineering students are qualified enough for entry-level positions in many sectors of the aerospace/airliner industry, as well as with a number of other engineering organizations, including automobile manufacturers and oil companies. Therefore, our graduates may choose to practice a career in the following areas:

Career field: Home and abroad

  • Pursuing post graduate studies (Master and PhD degrees) in several engineering areas that include Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering.
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineer
  • Aircraft Designer
  • Aircraft Manufacturer
  • Design and investigation of airframes, engines, satellites and mechanical systems
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