What will I learn?

This one-year top-up programme aims to produce graduates with a comprehensive knowledge of modern aircraft maintenance legislation, regulation and planning and an in-depth understanding of modern aircraft maintenance practice.Students will benefit from:• strong industry links• working on jet engine aircraft in our aircraft hangar• the Advanced Composite Training and Development Centre at Broughton• state-of-the-art Merlin Flight Simulator and cutting-edge computer-aided designStudents graduating will:• be skilled in dealing with complex aircraft maintenance, design and structural analysis issues systematically and creatively, and able to make sound engineering judgements.• have the breadth and depth of learning, skills and attitudes to meet the future needs of a rapidly changing technology and business environment.Key course features• Strong links with industry including Airbus, Raytheon, etc.• Work on jet engine aircraft in our aircraft hangar.• Advanced Composite Training and Development Centre based in Broughton.• State-of-the-art Merlin Flight Simulator and cutting-edge computer-aided design, analysis and simulation software, including ANSYS, Abaqus, MATLAB and Simulink, etc.• Subsonic and supersonic wind tunnel facilities.• Rapid Prototyping Facility.• Eligible to be a student member with the IMechE, RAeS, and/or IET.

Which department am I in?

School of Applied Science, Computing and Engineering

Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
£11,750.00 (US$ 15,189) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

20 September 2021



Plas Coch,


LL11 2AW, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have High School Diploma with a grade-point average of 3.0/4.0. plus one of the following: Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) 1290 minimum including the following minimum scores in each component, (Reading and Writing 650) and (Math 640); American College Testing (ACT) with a minimum of 26; two advanced placement tests with a minimum score of 3. Advanced entry to undergraduate: You may be considered for advanced entry to year 2 of the degree with a minimum grade-point average of 2.8 from an Associate Degree provided that you have taken the relevant subjects. US nationals are not required to demonstrate additional English language testing as part of the entry requirements.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.