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BSc Aviation Engineering

BSc (Hons) Professional Aviation Engineering Practice

  • 6

    Level 6

  • Duration
    3 years

  • Start Date
    September 2020

  • Venue
    International Aviation Academy Norwich

  • Course Code

Start Date

  • September 2020, Full Time

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NB This programme is subject to revalidation ready for September 2020/21 entry.
However, the revised programme will maintain the key feature of providing applicants with the opportunity to pass European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) B1.1 or B2 examinations (subject to chosen pathway in Year Two), whilst studying for an aviation degree. This course page will be updated once the new programme has been approved. All applicants who have applied prior to the publication of the revised material, and been offered places on the course, will be notified of the changes to the programme.

This specialist aviation engineering degree course will allow you to gain practical experience alongside advanced academic study.

To work on an aircraft unsupervised, you need a licence from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) alongside a minimum of two years of practical experience. This course allows you to work on a fully functional Boeing 737 aircraft in the International Aviation Academy Norwich’s (IAAN) world class Aviation Emulation Zone® which will help kick start your journey to a high flying career.

Delivered in partnership with KLM UK Engineering and awarded by University of East Anglia, this course has been designed to ensure you develop the knowledge, technical skills, understanding and awareness necessary to work in technical, supervisory or management roles in the industry.

UCAS Code H410

Why our College?

Outstanding progression

97% of our full time gradates and 100% of our part time graduates are in employment of further study 6 months after completing their degree (Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes).

This places our College in the top 10% of providers and provides you with excellent routes to get you to where you want to be.

Flexible study options

Most of our courses require no more than two days attendance at college. This means you can continue to work alongside your studies and balance other commitments.

Smaller class sizes

Our smaller class sizes mean you get all the support you need during studies. This is a crucial difference to larger universities and provides you with access to your lecturers when you need them.

Entry Requirements

Applicants will need 96 UCAS points (or appropriate level 3 qualification). Mature students with a relevant industrial background may also be considered. All applicants will need GCSE English and Maths (at either grade C or grade 4 and above).

Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. For International students we require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading), the required minimum is: IELTS (SELT) 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components). Please contact the Advice shop for advice and guidance. International candidates are also actively encouraged to access the International Students webpage


The programme is assessed through a combination of EASA examinations, academic assignments, portfolios and project work.


You can progress on to further study at Masters, M.Phil. and PhD level.

Career Progression

Successful completion of all elements of this course gives students the opportunity to progress into a range of technical, supervisory and, in due course, management roles with the aviation sector.

You will be required to gain two years’ experience at an approved maintenance organisation before being able to apply for either a Category B1.1 or B2 EASA Licence, subject to your chosen pathway.


Course fee per year: £9,000.