Fascinated by aircraft and spacecraft? On this Aerospace Engineering degree, you’ll apply everything you learn from our experts to the analysis and design of flying vehicles.
You’ll learn about aerodynamics, structures, propulsion, systems, flight dynamics, mechanical engineering and computer-aided design.
You’ll complete a creative aerospace-related research project in Year 3 and a group design project in Year 4, which will provide valuable team working experience.
Our course offers an optional 48-week sandwich placement in industry for full-time students between Year 2 and Year 3.
Why study with us
- Benefit from the latest high-quality equipment and facilities available in our new £35m Engineering Innovation Centre, with access to flight simulators, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) laboratory, and more.
- We have links with leading aerospace companies and you'll benefit from guest lectures, field trips and placement opportunities. Our Aerospace Society organises regular lectures and events.
- During your studies you'll benefit from significant investment in the latest high quality facilities available, including state-of-the-art software tools, flight simulators, subsonic and supersonic wind tunnels and a UAV Lab.
Take a look at our amazing Engineering Innovation Centre
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What you’ll do
- Get involved with unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) for civil applications and learn the principles of flight testing.
- Our Engineering Innovation Centre enables you to work on real-world projects with commercial partners in state-of-the-art facilities.
- Work with a range of vehicles and use different types for design, analysis, simulation and testing.
This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.
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.
Study in our Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC)
During your studies with us you’ll benefit from our new £35 million EIC building which provides an integrated teaching space in state-of-the-art facilities.Find out more
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During your studies you'll benefit from significant investment in the latest high quality facilities available, including state-of-the-art software tools, flight simulators and a UAV Lab.
You’ll take to the skies in our immersive flight simulators, including the Redbird FMX, which will help reinforce your understanding of flight dynamics.
Aerospace Engineering could lead to a career in many sectors including aerospace, space, defence, automotive, biotechnology, computing, electronics, energy and manufacturing.
If you’re interested in the scientific and mathematical aspects of the discipline you can continue your career in research and teaching, including a postgraduate aerospace research degree at the University.
Our Aerospace Society organises lectures, events, visits and competitions and during your studies you’ll be encouraged to join the Royal Aeronautical Society and to participate in local branch events.
Visit us on a university Open Day
Come and discover why our campus is the perfect place for you. You can ask current students about their experiences and immerse yourself in campus and accommodation tours.Register for an Open Day
Fees and Funding
Scholarships and Bursaries
We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
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This course is based in the School of Engineering located in the Faculty of Science and Technology
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