Space Engineering (Enhanced A Level Programme) | Loughborough College

Enhanced A Level Programme in
Space Engineering

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This course is the only one of its kind in the UK, developed for young people who wish to study an exciting programme leading to higher education and employment in engineering, maths or physics.

You will study for one day per fortnight at the National Space Centre in Leicester and the remainder of the time at the college, benefitting from trips, guest speakers, and masterclasses led by experts from the space industry.

Course Content

  • BTEC Level 3 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

Entry Requirements

  • 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

Progression Opportunities

This programme will lead to a wide range of degree courses including physics, mathematics, and engineering degrees, as well as to employment opportunities in the engineering industries.


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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Key Facts


  • September 2018

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full or Part Time



Course Duration:

2 Years

Programme Costs:

  • The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.

College Course Code:

  • 18/19SFH0011

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