MEng

Aerospace Engineering (Foundation Entry)

Duration
5 Years
Start
September 2024
UCAS Code
B4A6
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

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    10
    in the UK for overall positivity
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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, subsonic and supersonic wind tunnels and a UAV Lab.
  • A group design project will give you valuable experience in team working and development processes.
  • You’ll get involved with unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) for civil applications.
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What you'll do

  • This five-year master’s-level course offers an optional 48-week sandwich placement in industry, making it a six-year master’s programme.
  • 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.
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Hear from our students

I completed a foundation year at UCLan because I was very interested in the modules covered. I got to cover the basics of maths and science, but also learned how to use different engineering software like AutoCAD and MATLAB.
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Lisson Boateng
BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering Student

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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Modules

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.

90%Face-to-face
10%Online

Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.

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.

Gain real work experience through industrial placements

You can take a one-year industrial placement during your studies to increase your employability. Most placements are UK-based, but opportunities exist for global placements.

Accreditations

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

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Tony Broad
Senior Lecturer
School of Engineering and Computing

Tony teaches across a range of Engineering courses with a Mechanical bias, this includes Aerospace, Mechanical, Motorsport, Energy and Computer Aided Engineering courses. Coming from industry, Tony has a wealth of industrial experience and specialises in Computer Aided Design (C…

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Dr Abdullah Desai
Senior Lecturer in Aviation and Aerospace Engineering
School of Engineering and Computing

Abdullah is a Senior Lecturer in our School of Engineering and is the Course Leader for our Aviation degree programmes. He is a Private Pilot License holder and is research active in Aerospace Engineering. His research focusses on novel design methods across a diverse range of sp…

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

2024/25
UK
First year£9,250 for the first year
Full-time£9,250 per year
International
First year£16,400 for the first year
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

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

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

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