Aviation Operations with Commercial Pilot Training (with Sandwich Year)

Course Introduction

**Reasons to choose Kingston**

– Integrated into this course is a 15-month training course leading to a Frozen Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL).

– Bournemouth Commercial Flight Training (BCFT) is partnered with the Florida Institute of Technology and you’ll have the opportunity to conduct practical flight training in the USA.

– As well as pilot 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.

**About this course**

Now is an ideal time to become a commercial airline pilot. Commercial aviation is forecast to double over the next 20 years, offering amazing opportunities.

This course will help you take off as a pilot and future aviation leader. In Year 2 you’ll be based at Bournemouth Commercial Flight Training (BCFT) and fly over the beautiful south coast. You’ll study the syllabus of the 14 Theoretical Knowledge exams needed to obtain a UK European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) ATPL (A) licence.

Please note the cost of flight training in Year 2 is approximately £70,000 in addition to University fees.

Course Modules

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

Year 1 - Introduction to Aerospace Engineering;

Mathematics and Physics for Practitioner Engineers;

HE Study Skills and Professional Development;

Thermofluids and Mechanical Principles;

Year 2 - Flight Operations and Meteorology;

Aircraft Systems and Navigation;

Instrumentation, Law and Operational Procedures;

Professional Development for Commercial Airline Pilots;

Year 3 - Sandwich Year;

Year 4 - Air Transport Economics;

Airline Operations and Scheduling;

Aircraft Systems;

Individual Project - Aviation Studies

Start Date


Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees