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Course Information

The ETC Level 5 Unit Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering is aimed at providing students with the knowledge and skills to follow an Aeronautical engineering degree or follow a career path in engineering. The course aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to follow an Aeronautical Engineering degree or follow a career path in Aeronautical Engineering.

The 2 year course is a 240 credit diploma, with each year comprising 1 English modules and 8 Aeronautical Engineering modules. Each Aeronautical Engineering unit has 60 hours of teaching and 90 hours per unit of personal study time. The ETC Level 5 Unit Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering consists of a range of Aeronautical Engineering subjects divided into 3 terms, each 12 weeks long.  There are two start dates per year.

Course Contents

✔ 24 hours per week
✔ 16 lessons per week
✔ Minimum age: 19+

Minimum level of entry

Course Timetable

Aeronautical Engineering Diploma

Students will study the following subjects:

  • Research Project
  • Further Mathematics
  • Professional Engineering Management (Pearson-set)
  • Aircraft Propulsion Principles and Technology
  • Aircraft Gas Turbine Engine Design and
  • Performance
  • Avionic Systems
  • Advanced Turbine Rotary Wing Aircraft
  • Mechanical and Flight Systems

Minimum Level Requirements

Students must already have an English level equivalent to IELTS 6 or equivalent / CEFR B2 in all language skills.

Certificates and Credits

Upon completion of the course you will receive a Level 5 Unit Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering. This is equivalent to 240 credits. This course is designed for students wishing to study Mechanical and related subjects at undergraduate level at a UK-based University. The course prepares students for progression to year 2 of a degree, RQF level 6.

Course Start Dates

There are 5 entry points each year, placed at the start of each 10 week term.

ETC’s University Counsellor Services

When you study on the Aeronautical Engineering Diploma you will be assigned to our University Counsellor. They will help you to:

Find the university of your choice

Write your personal statement

Get letters of recommendation

Complete your university application

Find out about your extra curricular activities

Course Enrolment

24 week course


🗸 24 hours tuition per week
🗸 16 lessons per week

Frequently Asked Questions

How long are classes?

Each lesson in 45 minutes long.

Aeronautical Engineering Diploma courses offer 30 lessons per week. Some of your classes will be in the afternoon.

When can I start studying?

There are 5 starts dates for the Pre-Masters course throughout the year. You can final them listed earlier on this page.

How do I enrol?

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