Aerospace Engineering Education

Aerospace Engineering

Marshall has been a leading provider of Aerospace Engineering training and education for many years, partnering with local colleges and universities to offer modern industry relevant courses to employees and external students, specifically targeted to support the wider aerospace market.

All of our education professionals are highly qualified and experienced within the aviation industry, delivering courses at both Further and Higher education levels. Our courses deliver the latest theoretical industry knowledge, cemented through practical training elements within a real airport environment.

Please note that these course will not run in Sep 17 as the courses are not viable due to low student applications.  The university will contacting all existing applicants to offer alternative arrangements.



It was great studying at a company which is well known in the industry for training and aircraft engineering. I enjoyed being in small classes and having access to industry on site.
Anna Davanzo, Design Engineer - Foundation Degree in Aerospace Engineering (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul)

Frequently Asked Questions

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 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 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 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.

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 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).