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BEng (Hons)

Aerospace Engineering (Foundation Entry)

Duration
4 Years
Start
September 2023
UCAS Code
B3A6
Delivery
Campus Taught

Fascinated by aircraft, spacecraft and their technologies? Our Aerospace Engineering Foundation Entry degree is the course for you. You’ll work on a range of vehicles for design, analysis, simulation and test.

Why study with us

  • You’ll work creatively on an aerospace-related subject for your research project and you’ll get involved with unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) for civil applications.
  • A group design project will give you valuable experience in team working and development processes.
  • Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Aerospace Engineering (Foundation Entry) is ranked 4th in the UK with 81% of students satisfied with the teaching quality (Times Good University Guide 2021)
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What you'll do

  • This course offers an optional 48-week sandwich placement in industry between the second and third years.
  • You’ll access lectures and masterclasses on topics such as the effective use of computer-aided design software, computational fluid dynamics, and finite element analysis.
  • You’ll be encouraged to join the Royal Aeronautical Society and to participate in local branch events alongside your studies.

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.

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Module Overview

Course Delivery

Following the pandemic, we have found that some courses benefit from a blended learning and teaching approach. Therefore, the majority of your teaching will be face-to-face on campus aside from a small amount of online teaching where we have learnt it works best.

95%Face-to-face
5%Online

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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Accreditations

  • This BEng course is professionally accredited by the IMechE (which represents mechanical engineers and the engineering profession) as meeting partial fulfilment of the educational requirements to become a Chartered Engineer.
  • This BEng course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering Designers as meeting the academic requirement for membership and registration for Incorporated Engineer and partially meeting Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council.

Academic expertise

Future careers

Aerospace Engineering graduates go on to roles in the aerospace, space, defence, automotive, biotechnology, computing, electronics, energy and manufacturing sectors.  

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Fees and Funding

2022/23
UK
First year£6000 for the first year
Full-time£9250 per year
International
First year£10000 for the first year
Full-time£14250 per year
2023/24
UK
First year£6,500 for the first year
Full-time£9,250 per year
International
First year£11,000 for the first year
Full-time£14,900 per year

Scholarships and Bursaries

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

Select your country and see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.

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This course is based in the School of Engineering located in the Faculty of Science and Technology

For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information

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