University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Aircraft Maintenance Systems

The course enables graduates and experienced aviation industry personnel to improve their knowledge of the complex disciplines involved in aircraft maintenance management; the course prepares and equips students with the skills to manage an aircraft maintenance centre; students are able to manage and monitor all aircraft, support equipment, and component maintenance; learners are able to plan, coordinate and schedule aircraft maintenance procedures as well as developing process improvements for aircraft installation and maintenance activities; students ensure aircraft maintenance is performed in compliance with regulations and industry standards.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.2 Honours degree in a related engineering discipline e.g. aircraft maintenance engineering, aeronautical engineering, mechanical engineering or electrical engineering; or learners are an EASA licensed engineering with 5 years relevant industrial experience; the course welcomes international applicants and requires an English level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Dissertation; quality techniques and analysis; research methods for engineers; integrative project planning and management; safety, health and environmental engineering; human factors; aircraft maintenance planning; non-destructive testing; condition monitoring; independent study for engineers.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework or a mixture of coursework and exams; the dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,120 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,000 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cardiff (Atrium) Campus Cardiff CF37 1DL Wales

Key information

Enquiries and Admissions Unit
Telephone number: 
08455 767778