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    I want to do aeronautical engineering with pilot studies
    I tried searching about wha is pilot studies does it mean you will be able to get a plane license
    I just want to know in depth also does that include a year abroad
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    It would usually be the exams for a PPL plus a few flight hours, it's good value for money but you won't get a full PPL so will have to do about 30 flight hours extra and you may miss out on some content that may be useful later on, e.g. where I go to you may miss out on an FEA module (which is a very useful technique and used in later modules).

    You could probably do the year abroad as well but people usually wouldn't and you would probably get awarded a degree in 'aerospace engineering with a year abroad' rather than 'aerospace engineering with a year abroad and pilot studies'.
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    (Original post by Shadowfire123)
    I want to do aeronautical engineering with pilot studies
    I tried searching about wha is pilot studies does it mean you will be able to get a plane license
    I just want to know in depth also does that include a year abroad
    Check the courses at each university

    e.g. Liverpool: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/study/un...hons/overview/

    I note it provides 20 hours flying time but afaik you need 45 for a PPL.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Check the courses at each university

    e.g. Liverpool: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/study/un...hons/overview/

    I note it provides 20 hours flying time but afaik you need 45 for a PPL.
    thank you for showing me this
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    (Original post by Helloworld_95)
    It would usually be the exams for a PPL plus a few flight hours, it's good value for money but you won't get a full PPL so will have to do about 30 flight hours extra and you may miss out on some content that may be useful later on, e.g. where I go to you may miss out on an FEA module (which is a very useful technique and used in later modules).

    You could probably do the year abroad as well but people usually wouldn't and you would probably get awarded a degree in 'aerospace engineering with a year abroad' rather than 'aerospace engineering with a year abroad and pilot studies'.

    what uni do you go.... and do you recommend for doing a year abroad than to pilot studies... i actually do want to get a commercial pilot license or PPL
    i am looking for a uni that will allow to do for ppl in their courses
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    (Original post by Shadowfire123)
    what uni do you go.... and do you recommend for doing a year abroad than to pilot studies... i actually do want to get a commercial pilot license or PPL
    i am looking for a uni that will allow to do for ppl in their courses
    I go to University of Sheffield. If it was one or the other I'd say year abroad is better, it's a more unique opportunity than doing a PPL.

    I think you should consider whether you want to do aerospace engineering or just become a pilot though, they're quite different disciplines.
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    (Original post by Helloworld_95)
    I go to University of Sheffield. If it was one or the other I'd say year abroad is better, it's a more unique opportunity than doing a PPL.

    I think you should consider whether you want to do aerospace engineering or just become a pilot though, they're quite different disciplines.
    i checked many university and one of them said thiis


    The aerospace industry is increasingly in need of Systems Engineers with the skills to integrate modern communication systems with conventional aerospace systems to enhance aircraft performance. This variation to our Aerospace Systems Engineering degree can be the first step for those wishing to become professional pilots. It combines the multidisciplinary nature of the Aerospace Systems Engineering degree with pilot studies to a National Private Pilot’s Licence level and beyond. The compulsory flying experience is mainly in the Fourth Year, provided locally by a nationally recognised flight centre either in the UK or the USA. There are additional fees for this, but with an attractively discounted rate compared to other flight centres. There are also opportunities to do some flying in the First and Second Years as an extracurricular activity, including use of various flight simulators.
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    (Original post by Helloworld_95)
    I go to University of Sheffield. If it was one or the other I'd say year abroad is better, it's a more unique opportunity than doing a PPL.

    I think you should consider whether you want to do aerospace engineering or just become a pilot though, they're quite different disciplines.

    I tried looking for aerospace engineering courses at different university and came across one saying BEng (Hons) Aerospace Systems Engineering with Pilot Studies with Optional Sandwich Placement/ Study Abroad BEng (Hons)what does the aerospace systems engineering mean it is the same as aerospace engineeringcan someone please tell me
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    (Original post by Shadowfire123)
    I tried looking for aerospace engineering courses at different university and came across one saying BEng (Hons) Aerospace Systems Engineering with Pilot Studies with Optional Sandwich Placement/ Study Abroad BEng (Hons)what does the aerospace systems engineering mean it is the same as aerospace engineeringcan someone please tell me
    Just check the detailed course modules to see if they interest you. Also check its accredited. If so you're fine.

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    (Original post by Shadowfire123)
    I tried looking for aerospace engineering courses at different university and came across one saying BEng (Hons) Aerospace Systems Engineering with Pilot Studies with Optional Sandwich Placement/ Study Abroad BEng (Hons)what does the aerospace systems engineering mean it is the same as aerospace engineeringcan someone please tell me
    I would guess that the Aerospace systems engineering course focuses more on the avionics side of things rather than propulsion or materials or aerodynamics.
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    (Original post by Helloworld_95)
    I go to University of Sheffield. If it was one or the other I'd say year abroad is better, it's a more unique opportunity than doing a PPL.

    I think you should consider whether you want to do aerospace engineering or just become a pilot though, they're quite different disciplines.

    some uni like hertforshire offers both the year abroad and pilot studies that why I was really keen to know more
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Just check the detailed course modules to see if they interest you. Also check its accredited. If so you're fine.

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    what does it mean if it is accredited by RAes Ceng ImechE IET
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    (Original post by Shadowfire123)
    what does it mean if it is accredited by RAes Ceng ImechE IET
    Google will tell you:

    RAeS : Royal Aeronautical Society
    CEng : Chartered Engineer
    IMechE : Institution of Mechanical Engineers
    IET : Institution of Engineering & Technology
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Google will tell you:

    RAeS : Royal Aeronautical Society
    CEng : Chartered Engineer
    IMechE : Institution of Mechanical Engineers
    IET : Institution of Engineering & Technology
    Ishould have elaborated
    I know what they stand for as in what if it was not accredited and do these accrediation mean
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    (Original post by Shadowfire123)
    Ishould have elaborated
    I know what they stand for as in what if it was not accredited and do these accrediation mean
    It means the course is accredited as meeting the academic requirements to becoming a Chartered Engineer by those organisations.

    This is a good thing, and is what I'd expect to see.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    It means the cousrse is accredited as meeting the academic requirements to becoming a Chartered Engineer by those organisations.

    This is a good thing, and is what I'd expect to see.

    thank you so much for everything and would you recommend me anywhere for doing work experience,
    I have actually searched and so far no luck has struck
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    (Original post by Shadowfire123)
    thank you so much for everything and would you recommend me anywhere for doing work experience,
    I have actually searched and so far no luck has struck
    Work experience is not requirement for engineering courses.
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    (Original post by Helloworld_95)
    It would usually be the exams for a PPL plus a few flight hours, it's good value for money but you won't get a full PPL so will have to do about 30 flight hours extra and you may miss out on some content that may be useful later on, e.g. where I go to you may miss out on an FEA module (which is a very useful technique and used in later modules).

    You could probably do the year abroad as well but people usually wouldn't and you would probably get awarded a degree in 'aerospace engineering with a year abroad' rather than 'aerospace engineering with a year abroad and pilot studies'.
    Do you recommend after graduating from Aerospace engineering and then do an ATPL
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    (Original post by Shadowfire123)
    Do you recommend after graduating from Aerospace engineering and then do an ATPL
    I would say that most people who study Aero become very disinterested in flying commercially, and very few who do the pilot studies option even continue to finish their PPL.
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    (Original post by Helloworld_95)
    I would say that most people who study Aero become very disinterested in flying commercially, and very few who do the pilot studies option even continue to finish their PPL.
    I am thinking of doing a degree in aerospace but deciding if I should do Pilot studies or Year abroad which is both optional
    but later would like to do a ATPL after my degree straight away
 
 
 
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