Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This course is run in partnership with Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group ' one of the UK's major aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) organisations. It will train you for a career in the MRO sector and is taught at Marshall Aerospace's Aero Academy in Cambridge.

Course Modules

Foundation Year: Aerodynamics and electronic instrument systems; aircraft maintenance; aircraft materials and hardware; engineering fundamentals; human factors and aviation legislation; turbine aeroplanes; turbine engines and propellers; workshop and hangar practice. Year 1: Electrical engineering; engineering and aviation science; legislation and safety management in aircraft engineering; maintenance practices; maintenance practices; materials and hardware; technology mathematics; workshop and hangar practice. Year 2: Aerodynamics; aeroplane propulsion systems; aircraft electronic techniques and digital systems; aircraft hangar training; electrical engineering; turbine aeroplane aerodynamics, structures and systems. Year 3: Aerospace technology; aircraft maintenance and logistics; business applications in engineering; group project; individual project; quality systems.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
Foundation Certificate (Post A-Level)

Qualifications required:

  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • International Baccalaureate 20
  • GCE A-level
  • BTEC National Diploma PPP
  • Tariff 32
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC National Award M
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units) PP
  • Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 32