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Enhanced A Level Programme inSpace Engineering

This is one of the most intensive academic courses available at the college and requires the most dedicated of students. This course is a hybrid program that includes A Level Maths and A Level Physics with BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Engineering.

In addition to this ‘Four A Levels equivalent’ programme, you will study at masterclasses led by experts from the space industry at the National Space Centre in Leicester and benefit from trips, work experience and guest speakers. Our Space Engineers are taught in a bespoke group allowing teaching within the context of space.

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Please Note: This programme is at capacity for 2023/24 and is therefore closed to further applications.

Key Facts



Course Code:

  • 23/24SFH0011

Course Duration:

2 Years


  • BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Engineering (covering mechanical, electrical, electronic, design, CAD, materials, and maths for engineering)
  • A Level Mathematics
  • A Level Physics
  • Masterclasses at the National Space Centre
  • Trips and visits to space and engineering institutions


Unique features of this programme include:

  • Classes at the National Space Centre and Loughborough College
  • Masterclasses led by experts from the space industry
  • Industry trips, visits, and speakers
  • Opportunities for work experience


  • Five GCSEs, including Maths at grade A/7, Science Double Award at grade AA/77 (or Triple Award at grade AAB/776), English at grade B/6, plus another GCSE at grade B/6.
  • You must be highly motivated and committed to a unique and intense programme of learning


Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

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