Frequently Asked Questions

Where would I study for the BSc or Foundation Degree?

Delivery of our BSc and Foundation Degree programmes takes place at our Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group AeroAcademy site in Cambridge.  The site is next to the Marshall airport and just a 2 minute walk from the Newmarket Road Park and Ride site which can get you into Cambridge city centre in about 10 minutes; the site has easy access to the road networks via the A14.


Will I be able to teach the course myself after you teach it?

We design and deliver courses with various options relating to intellectual property rights, please call us and we can discuss your needs.

We can provide train the trainer courses for your instructors if you have a large amount of personnel to train.

Can courses be run at my own location?

Yes, almost anywhere in the world in line with export agreements.

How do I apply for a Foundation Degree?

To apply for a Foundation Degree you must apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).

Applications for this course should be submitted via UCAS (Institution code K84, course codes H403 and H411).

Where would I study the Foundation Degree?

You would be studying for your Foundation Degree at the AeroAcademy which is part of Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group located at Cambridge International Airport.

How long does it take to study for a Foundation Degree?

You will study for a Foundation Degree full-time, which takes two years to complete.

What qualifications do I need to take a Foundation Degree/Certificate?

Applicants to Foundation Degrees will be expected to have three passes at GCSE grade C or above (including Mathematics and English)and have a minimum of 1 x 6 unit award, including A Levels or vocational equivalents, such as AVCEs / GNVQs, or NVQ Level 3.Entry requirements will be listed within the relevant course information.

How is Foundation Degree connected to an undergraduate degree?

A Foundation Degree is a higher education qualification in its own right. In addition, it is also equivalent to the first two years at university, and there is an option to extend the qualification into a full honours degree.

What is a Foundation Degree?

Foundation Degrees are higher education qualifications which combine practical work-based learning with academic study.

Foundation Degrees are developed directly with employers. They provide the work skills relevant to a particular sector of industry or public service, and are an excellent way to combine critical thinking and academic skills with practical experience.

When you successfully complete your Foundation Degree you can use the letters FdEng for engineering courses.

How is the Apprenticeship delivered and assessed?

The Apprenticeships are designed to allow the majority of the learning and assessment to occur in the workplace. The National Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering  will be delivered in classroom sessions, via our education professionals who are highly qualified in the aviation industry, held at AeroAcademy. Other specialist qualifications will be held at college. These training sessions are normally undertaken one day a week.