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BSc (Hons)

Aviation - Pilot Programme

delivered by L3Harris Airline Academy, London
Duration
3 Years
Start
January 2023
Delivery
Campus Taught

This course will be delivered from the L3Harris Airline Academy at Gatwick, flying from various L3Harris locations. Designed with the Aviation industry and our partner L3Harris Airline Academy, this course will enable you to become a professional pilot whilst also studying for a specialist Aviation degree.

Want to become a professional pilot and get a head start in your career in the Aviation industry? This course will give you an Air Transport Pilot Licence and the fundamental skills and competencies to kick start your career as a commercial pilot.

This course has been designed in partnership with industry experts Aviation 360 working with airlines, operators and approved flight training organisations to construct a fully integrated degree in which the programme of study aligns to the pilot training requirements and enhances training with additional university learning. This course aligns to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) requirements. 

On successful completion of the course you’ll graduate with two professional qualifications, an aviation degree and their professional pilot licence – an ATPL. ready to start your pilot career.

In addition to the knowledge and core skills requires to become a pilot on a day-to-day basis, you will also have gained a wealth of knowledge of the industry itself, paving the way to landing a command role and moving up into a management position.

The course is delivered in partnership with an approved training organisation – L3Harris Airline Academy - ensuring that the delivery is at the forefront of industry developments and needs. 

This course will be delivered from the L3Harris Airline Academy at Gatwick.

Why study with us

  • Delivered in partnership with leading industry flight training organisation L3Harris Airline Academy
  • L3Harris Airline Academy have over 40 years heritage in pilot training, providing thousands of pilots to some of the world’s biggest airlines including British Airways, EasyJet, TAP Air Portugal and Air France
  • Delivered by current industry trainers, instructors and aviation professionals. The L3Harris Airline Academy Theoretical Knowledge and Flight Instructors have thousands of hours combined industry experience and are passionate about sharing it with the next generation of aviators
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What you'll do

  • You'll be taught by current airline-standard instructors and trainers, supported by academic experts in Aviation and Aerospace
  • You will learn your theoretical knowledge using the latest industry-standard platforms, be trained on modern training aircraft and utilise fully approved flight simulators and training aids
  • Be supported to secure a role in the airline industry where you will complete the final year of your studies whilst gaining valuable flight experience

Module Overview

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Future careers

Our BSc (Hons) Aviation degree programme not only paves the way for a career in the Aviation industry, it will also give you an Air Transport Pilot Licence and the fundamental skills and competencies to kick start your career as a commercial pilot.

Fees and Funding

2021/22
UK
Full-time£9250 per year
EU
Full-time£14,000 per year
International
Full-time£14,000 per year
2022/23
UK
Full-time£9250 per year
International
Full-time£14,250 per year

Scholarships and Bursaries

We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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Other associated fees

This programme brings together professional pilot training with a degree programme. In addition to the degree fees, the pilot training costs are from £86,000 for the Integrated ATPL (Air Transport Pilot Licence).

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This course is based in the School of Engineering located in the Faculty of Science and Technology

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