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Aerospace Engineering

1 year
September 2024

Our postgraduate Aerospace Engineering degree focuses on meeting skills gaps within the aerospace industry. The course develops your skills in the design, development, testing and production of flying vehicles.

Why study with us

  • Learn using excellent facilities and equipment on and off campus. Access the latest unmanned air systems (UAS) technology which has had investment of £3.2m. Our flying field to test UAV is only 20 minutes away from our Preston Campus.
  • This degree has been designed to be tailored around areas of interest. There are a combination of set and option modules to choose from.
  • Our courses are delivered by renowned, research leading staff. We have excellent links with industry, providing you with opportunities to enhance your learning through guest lectures and other opportunities.

What you'll do

  • You’ll learn and research the latest developments in aerospace engineering technologies. You'll bring all aspects of aerospace engineering together through exciting design projects.
  • We provide additional, dedicated support for those wanting to take the placement route to find a 6 to 12 month placement.
  • You'll have countless opportunities to take part in field trips and site visits, allowing you to experience live projects.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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How to apply

Careers in Aerospace Engineering

An MSc in Aerospace Engineering could lead to a career, or develop your career further, in many sectors including:

  • Aerospace
  • Space
  • Defence
  • Automotive
  • Biotechnology
  • Energy and manufacturing

We have close working relationship with industry partners who are on the lookout for new talent.

Fees and funding

Full-time£9,000 per year
Sandwich year£2,500 for the sandwich year
Part-time£1,000 per 20 credits
Full-time£16,900 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Engineering and Computing

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