British Airways Engineering and University of Glamorgan Partner for New Aviation Engineering Degree

The partnership will see University of Glamorgan students receive a BSc degree in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering having also completed the industry-standard EASA Part 66 training under British Airways’ certification license.

Founded by industry, for industry as a centre of engineering and management in 1913, the University of Glamorgan is a key international partner of major public and private sector employers. Rated in the UK’s top ten universities for the lowest rate of unemployment among its graduates, 93% of Glamorgan students are in work or further study within six months of graduating. With 23,000 students from 122 countries on campuses in Cardiff and the South Wales valleys, the University includes two wholly owned subsidiaries, The College at Merthyr Tydfil and Wales’ national conservatoire, the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.  With a strong commitment to social justice, Glamorgan opens opportunities to students from a diverse range of backgrounds and is a leading partner in UHOVI, the pioneering Universities’ Heads of the Valleys Institute. With 70% of its research recognised as being of international standing, Glamorgan is one of the five members of the St David’s Day Group of Wales’s leading research-active universities. It plays a key role informing the policy debate on sustainable energy, the creative industries, public service reform, and economic growth. The University is an international leader in the use of ICT and simulation to deliver professional learning: facilities include its own airliner, court room, financial trading floor, HD television studios, computer animation renderfarm, scene of crime house, hospital simulation suite, and police control room. 


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