University Technical Colleges (UTCs) are schools for 13–19 year olds. They deliver an innovative, high-quality education that combines technical, practical and academic learning. In doing so, they offer students more than the traditional GCSE and A Level curriculum.

What is a UTC?

There are so many things that makes Aston University Engineering Academy and Sixth form so unique, but one of the key differences is being a university technical college. This means that as well as getting a great experience you have access to additional opportunities and resources many unavailable in other schools and colleges

This includes:

  • A highly focused technical curriculum including Tech Bacc utilising the latest professional equipment.
  • High calibre Industry opportunities including Employer Projects, visits, extensive work experience and professional qualifications.

  • Unique location at Aston University Campus and Innovation Birmingham providing additional learning and access to specialist teaching and facilities.

  • Amazing Sports and Clubs utilising Sport Aston facilities and Redpoint Climbing. Football and Cricket supported by Aston Villa and English Cricket Board along with our DofE programme.

  • Frequent and Diverse Trips both in the UK and abroad as part of the curriculum and also wider enrichment. This includes the opportunity to study a year abroad with our Austria Partner school HTL Modling.

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