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School of Social, Historical and Political Studies

Aviation Fire and Rescue

BSc (Hons) Part-time Distance Learning 6 years

The BSc (Hons) Aviation Fire & Rescue degree is a vocationally focussed programme intended to prepare students for employment within the aviation fire & rescue services and enhancing existing members of the emergency services career prospects and professional skills.

The BSc (Hons) Aviation Fire & Rescue degree is a vocationally focussed programme intended to prepare students for employment within the aviation fire & rescue services and enhancing existing members of the emergency services career prospects and professional skills.

Why choose this course?

The BSc (Hons) Aviation Fire & Rescue degree is a vocationally focussed programme intended to prepare students for employment within the aviation fire & rescue services and enhancing existing members of the emergency services career prospects and professional skills. It will enable students to critically assess the operational requirements of aviation and local authority fire and rescue services through a problem-solving approach and present the outcomes in a structured and coherent manner.

Course Modules

Potential Career Paths

This programme has been specifically designed to prepare students for employment within the aviation fire & rescue services and to enhance the skills and knowledge of existing staff within the industry

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

It is believed that this degree is the first vocationally focussed undergraduate programme for the aviation fire and rescue services. It has been specifically designed in consultation with relevant professional and industry bodies to offer students an opportunity to acquire the necessary academic skills to equip them for a professional career in the fire & rescue services. It is suggested the programme is highly-attractive to international students with a number of such enquiries already being received.

As a graduate of this course you will be able to demonstrate:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge, understanding and skills appropriate to graduate employment within the fire and rescue services and related areas, for example aviation/commercial / industrial fire & rescue sector;
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the key concepts and theoretical positions that have been developed, or are developing, within the fire & rescue professions;
  3. Demonstrate a critical and reflective approach to the academic and practical application of fire & rescue theories and practices;
  4. Utilise a broad range of transferable skills, both personal and academic, enabling the individual to maximise graduate employment within the fire & rescue sector;
  5. Build effective presentation, personal and social qualities to become a confident, digitally literate and enterprising graduate; and
  6. Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards within the fire & rescue sector and recognise their obligations to the ‘profession’ and society.

Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Part-time Distance Learning £3050 per year 2020-21
International Part-time Distance Learning £6125 per year 2020-21

The University is committed to a transparent fee structure, with no hidden costs, to help you make an informed decision. This includes information on what is included in the fee and how fees are calculated and reviewed

2018 Entry

  • ‘A’ levels at grades BBC - CCC
  • BTEC QCF Extended Diploma grade MMM, BTEC QCF Diploma grade DD
  • Access to HE Diploma full award (Pass of 60 credits - of which a minimum of 45 credits must be at level 3 including 18 at Merit or Distinction).
  • If you've got other qualifications or relevant experience, please contact The Gateway for further advice before applying.
  • International entry requirements and application guidance can be found here
  • Successful completion of the International Foundation Year in Social Sciences guarantees entry on to this course

Other Requirements

Students must have studied a minimum of two years post GCSE level. However, it is expected that some applicants will be mature students with work experience, who wish to further their career development. These applicants will be processed through standard procedures, which may involve an interview as part of the process. Please seehttp://wlv.ac.uk/mature for further information.

Those who do not meet the entry requirements may be offered an alternative course

 

Tuition Fees Loan Home and EU National):

Most students will be able to apply for loans to help pay for these. Depending on where you live, if you have been to University previously and your circumstances, grants, bursaries and scholarships might also be available. Visit student finance on the gov.uk website to find out more.

EU students applying for the 2020/21 academic year:

The UK Government has confirmed that EU students will continue to be eligible for 'home fee status' for entry in September 2020, and will continue to have access to financial support available via student loans for the duration of their course. For more information take a look at the gov.uk website to find out more.

Self-funding:

If you don’t want to take out a loan to pay your fees or if you aren’t eligible to receive a loan, you might want to take advantage of the University’s scheme to pay by instalments: see How to Pay. For more information please contact the Gateway.


Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

If your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.


Financial Hardship:

Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund. for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.


Bursaries and Scholarships:

In addition the University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships packages



You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.

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