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BEng Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering

Further Details
Course Code
LP00874
Location
Deeside
Duration
Part Time, 3 years, part time Bachelor Honours Degree

Students on this course will be required to undertake periods of self-study and some time at Swansea University in addition to taught hours.
Department
Engineering, Manufacturing & Maintenance
Start Date
19 Sep 2024
End Date
30 Jul 2027
Course Overview
In choosing Cambria’s Foundation Degree in Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering (accredited by Swansea University) you will study a broad spectrum of advanced manufacturing
topics developed in line with employer requirements. This programme is designed for students and higher apprentices who want to progress within and further improve knowledge in
Aeronautical manufacturing engineering.

Key features to studying this degree at Cambria:
• All modules are taught by Cambria or Swansea University Engineering tutors who have a breadth of industrial and academic knowledge.
• Outstanding connections with many businesses and business leaders throughout North Wales, with guest business speakers, presentations and opportunities to network.
• World-class facilities and resources in the new Engineering University Centre at the Deeside site.
• A mix of academic studies which links to practical vocational applications in all subject modules.
• Excellent student support, with all students having a personal tutor and access to one to one support.
• Experienced provider of apprenticeship routes.

Modules:
Year 1:
• Work-based Learning
• Engineering Analysis 1
• Business, Management and Quality
• Professional Engineering Practice
• Engineering Science
• Engineering Manufacture
• Electrical and Electronic Principles

Year 2:
• Industrial Project
• Engineering Analysis 2
• Flight Dynamics
• Advanced Manufacture, CAM
and NDT
• Stress Analysis and Dynamics
• Computer Aided Engineering
• Engineering Materials

Year 3:
• Research Project
• Engineering Management
• Advanced Engineering Design
• Aerodynamics
• Finite Element Analysis
• Air Frame Structures
• Manufacturing Optimisation
and Automation
• Systems Engineering
• Advanced Engineering
Materials
• Digital Engineering

This programme will be delivered through a combination of online and face to face sessions to suit your individual needs, subject to us being able to work within the Welsh Government guidance and legislation to ensure the safety of you and our staff. We will also continue to support those with additional learning needs remotely. Please note that where work placements are not able to be fulfilled for safety reasons we will adapt modules to include work related projects in a way that will still develop your work based skills.
The programme will be delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, interactive tutorials, visiting speakers, workshops and ‘Flipped Learning’ techniques.

Most modules are assessed through examinations and assignments. You will be given feedback and pointers for improvement for every assignment and examination. Work placements are required for the work-based modules. Approximately 1 week per year will be spent at the university campus in Swansea.
Fd/BEng Aero/Adv Man Entry

Fd/BEng Year 1

A Levels of grade BBB including Maths and Physics. There is no requirement on the third A Level, but one of Chemistry, Design, IT/Computing, Further Maths or Business/Economics is preferred.
Relevant HNC qualification (120 credits, see note below on Year 2 entry).
Students with a relevant BTEC Level 3 Qualification with an overall grade of Distinction, including a distinction in the Further Maths module, may also apply. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis and applicants may be required to sit and pass an entrance examination.

Fd/BEng Year 2

Students with sufficiently high* module grades in their HNC qualification may be able to join the Fd/BEng programme at Year 2. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis by the Swansea University and Cambria Academic Staff.

* – Typically Distinctions including maths.

BEng Yr 3

A Foundation Degree with a close match of modules, considered in detail on a case by case basis by the Swansea University and Cambria Academic Staff.

• In addition to this, all applicants must have GCSE English Language and GCSE Maths or Numeracy at grade C or above.

Any assessment of prior learning (such as professional development awards or employment-based awards) which is at a Higher Education level but not awarded HE credits will be considered on a case by case basis by the Swansea University and Cambria Academic Staff.

If you would like to apply for the:

BEng Aero Course – search for course code LP00874
BEng Adv. Man. – search for course code LP51321
FdEng Adv. Man. search for course code LP51320
Potential to progress to a Master’s Degree with your chosen university.

Some examples of potential career options in the Aeronautical Engineering industry are as follows:
● Design Engineer
● Aerospace Project Engineer
● Manufacturing Systems Engineer
● Lineside Manufacturing Engineering Support Engineer
● Quality Control Engineer

Careers in the wider field of engineering are also possible with this degree.
£9000 per year (FdEng)
£9000 per year (BEng)
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