Aerospace Engineering with Pilot Studies
Are you fascinated by aircraft? This course combines the practical and theoretical aspects of flying with the underlying principles of Aerospace Engineering.
Why study with us
- You will undertake ‘Private Pilot Licence (PPL)’ theoretical studies in your 2nd year.
- There’s an optional 48-week sandwich placement in industry for full-time students between Year 2 and Year 3.
- 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.
Sub and Supersonic Wind Tunnel Facilities
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What you'll do
- You’ll graduate with a rounded education in aerospace engineering which can lead to a wide range of career options.
- Our Engineering Innovation Centre enables you to work on real-world projects with commercial partners in state-of-the-art facilities.
- Fine tune your practical skills using the University’s excellent flight simulators and UAV lab.
Hear from our 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
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.
View the course facilities
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.
Studying Aerospace Engineering with Pilot Studies leads to careers in the aerospace, space, defence, automotive, biotechnology, computing, electronics, energy and manufacturing sectors.
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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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