Elevating Research and Education with Advanced Drone Solutions

Discover the transformative power of drone technology in the realm of research and education. From enhancing fieldwork studies to providing innovative teaching tools, our comprehensive drone solutions are designed to empower educational institutions and research facilities.

Coptrz delivers delivers innovative, hands-on, and impactful drone tech to elevate educational experiences.

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Drone technology offers a dynamic and interactive way to engage students in various subjects. From geography to engineering, drones provide hands-on learning opportunities that go beyond traditional classroom settings, making complex concepts more accessible and stimulating.

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Drones are increasingly used in various industries such as agriculture, construction, and environmental monitoring. By integrating drone technology into educational curricula, students gain practical skills that are directly applicable to future careers, thereby increasing their employability.

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Drones can collect data in ways that were previously difficult or impossible, opening up new avenues for academic research. Whether it's mapping archaeological sites or monitoring environmental changes, drones offer a versatile tool for in-depth study and analysis.


How are drones being used for EDUCATION?

Drones are revolutionising the educational landscape by offering unique, hands-on learning experiences across various disciplines.

In science and engineering courses, drones serve as practical tools for teaching aerodynamics, programming, and robotics. Geography and environmental science classes utilise drones for aerial mapping and data collection, providing real-world context to theoretical knowledge.

In media and journalism, drones are employed for capturing dynamic footage, teaching students about cinematography and storytelling. Furthermore, specialised drone courses are emerging, offering certifications that prepare students for drone-operating roles in multiple industries.

Overall, drones enrich education by blending theory with practical skills, making learning more engaging and relevant.


you can use your t-level funding with us

T-Levels have emerged as the latest trend in colleges and academies.

Government grants are available to infuse your curriculum with hardware and software, allowing your students to gain hands-on experience with the technology utilised extensively in the professional world. 

At Coptrz, we're facilitating colleges in designing tailored educational packages to maximise the benefits of your chosen T-Levels in these exciting new courses.

Contact us today to learn how to use your T-Level funding.



Engineering & Robotics

Drones serve as invaluable educational tools, offering hands-on experience in aerodynamics, robotics, and coding. They bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application, enhancing students' problem-solving and innovative skills in real-world engineering challenges.


Drones are integrated into criminal justice courses to simulate real-world scenarios like surveillance, search and rescue, and crime scene analysis. This hands-on approach offers students a more interactive and relevant learning experience, preparing them for future roles in law enforcement.

Environmental Life Sciences

Drones provide a non-intrusive means for monitoring wildlife and marine ecosystems. They enable students to collect unique data, deepening their understanding of conservation, environmental impact, and species behaviour, thereby enriching their academic and research capabilities.

Film and Media

Drones are revolutionising cinematography and journalism by enabling dynamic aerial shots and real-time reporting. They offer media students a new dimension in storytelling, enhancing both their creative vision and technical skills, making them more versatile in their field.

Remote Sensing

Drones equipped with advanced sensors offer an efficient and precise method for environmental data collection. Students in remote sensing can analyse this data for a range of applications, from climate change studies to natural disaster assessment, broadening their research scope and expertise.

Geography & Agriculture

Drones facilitate detailed aerial mapping and site surveys, providing invaluable data for in-depth analysis. They enrich studies in archaeology, geography, and agriculture by offering a more comprehensive and nuanced view of landscapes, historical sites, and natural phenomena.


Drone solutions


The WingtraOne is a user-friendly VTOL drone designed for efficient mapping and delivering reliable, top-notch survey data more quickly and affordably.

Blueye x3

Reliable and user-friendly underwater technology for frictionless access to what's below the surface. Customisable with accessories.



ageagle rededge-p dual

This 10-band multispectral and RGB composite drone sensor offers high-resolution data for plant classification, weed identification, and environmental conservation. It's also adept at analysing vegetation in water bodies for comprehensive environmental research.

Emesent hovermap st-x

emesent hovermap st-x

The Hovermap ST-X utilises advanced LiDAR technology to deliver high-density point clouds quickly and accurately over a 300-meter range. Specialising in both expansive and close-range scans, it features award-winning Wildcat SLAM and Automated Ground Control Points for sub-centimeter precision.
DJI Zenmuse L1 payload

DJI Zenmuse

The Zenmuse L1 features a Livox Lidar module, high-accuracy IMU, and 1-inch CMOS camera on a 3-axis gimbal. Paired with Matrice 300 RTK and DJI Terra, it offers real-time 3D data capture. Ideal for mapping complex structures, it provides efficient, precise structural modelling and surveying.


The DJI Zenmuse H20T offers a four-in-one sensor package, featuring a zoom camera, wide-angle lens, laser rangefinder, and thermal imaging capabilities. Its smart, integrated design delivers unparalleled aerial imaging, making it ideal for various commercial drone uses.


Sorability's Sniffer4D offers a cutting-edge UAV and ground-based gas detection solution. It accurately captures and displays multi-dimensional gas distributions, delivering precise, localised air pollution data. Ideal for decision-making in sectors like oil and gas, environmental safety, and HAZMAT response.


The Zenmuse P1 features a full-frame sensor and interchangeable fixed-focus lenses, all mounted on a 3-axis stabilised gimbal. Engineered specifically for photogrammetry tasks, this setup elevates both efficiency and precision, setting a new standard in aerial data collection.




Any school, college, or university offering practical training of drones, integrating UAVs into their courses and lessons, will have a clear competitive edge in securing top-grade students. Drones are making leaps and bounds in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) departments. There are few better modern tools to use in the classroom than drones.

Group Training

Drones help to break up the monotonous grind of the school day, by allowing students and faculty members a reprieve from the arduous task of intensely focusing on the same topics over and over again, drones help to bring a sense of fun back into the learning environment.


Many educational bodies are turning to drones to allow them to capture highly accurate data, quickly and safely. Drones can be used for research in subjects such as Geography, Surveying, History and many more.

Train your full cohort

Did you know we offer drone training for your entire student cohort? You can build your own bespoke training package for your needs, including our GVC, A2 CofC and over 450 CPD courses. Our courses include all of the training, hardware, software and support you need. Take a look below.

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Exclusive Discount for Educational Bodies

Are you looking to add drones to your curriculum? You could be entitled to an exclusive discount on training, hardware and software. Enquire now and we’ll be in touch with more information.


Read our FAQS

We collaborate with a wide array of academic departments, including but not limited to Engineering, Robotics, Policing, Environmental Life Sciences, Film and Production, Media, Archaeology, Remote Sensing, Marine Biology, Geography, Geology, Volcanography, Agriculture, Mechanical Engineering, and Computer Science. For a deeper dive into educational use cases, please visit our case studies catalogue.

Yes most of our products come with an option for educational discounts and bundles. Please enquire for more information on this.

We have an archive of our case studies available to access here.

Absolutely, as long as the third-party payload is compatible with the drone. We offer an array of compatible third-party payloads on our shop page, including but not limited to the Emesent Hovermap, Ageagle Red Edge-P/Dual, Phase One P3, and LiDARUSA Revolution 120.

The general consensus and expectation for university staff is that you will be trained to the GVC standard. The A2 course is the quickest way to get your hours up and flying but there are many limitations to the A2 when most university spaces are congested areas, leaving no options other than the GVC course.

Our headquarters is located in Leeds, but we also offer training at various locations throughout the UK. To find the training centre closest to you, click here.

We are an agnostic drone provider, providing 360° drone and collaborate with a range of brands including DJI, Parrot, Wingtra, Flyability, Emesent, Sky Hero, and AgEagle to name a few. Find a full list of our manufacturers and partners here.

We provide delivery services across the globe.

The Design, surveying and planning T-level has UAV practices written into its core teachings to give students an insight into the practices of industry empowering students with employability skills and confidence using leading tech.

Yes, to arrange a demonstration, please click here.

The L1 only works with DJI Terra which comes with a 6 month free trial.

This depends on the data you are looking to capture and the accuracy to accompany it. This is traditionally used as a tool within surveying and inspection jobs for your drone. Get your free trial here or consult our expert here if you have any questions.

DJI Enterprise Shield Plus offers a hassle-free replacement and repair experience by covering all shipping costs. You can add an unlimited number of products purchased and activated simultaneously to your Enterprise Shield account, thereby expanding your total coverage pool.

T-Levels are nationally-recognised qualifications designed for 16 to 19-year-olds. These courses take 2 years to complete and are roughly equivalent to 3 A-levels. Developed in collaboration with leading businesses and employers, T-Levels aim to equip students with industry-relevant knowledge and skills. For example, the Design, Surveying, and Planning T-Level course includes drone laws in its syllabus.

T-Levels have become a trending educational pathway in colleges and academies. If your institution offers T-Levels, you have a unique opportunity to align your curriculum with cutting-edge technology and practices. Generous government innovation funds are available to enhance your courses with state-of-the-art hardware and software. This allows students to gain practical experience with technology widely used in professional settings. At Coptrz, we assist colleges in creating customised educational packages to maximise the benefits of T-Levels in these innovative courses.


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