Why study with us
10in the UK for academic supportNational Student Survey (Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
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- 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.Explore the EIC
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.
Fees and funding
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.
Care Leaver Bursary
Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
Estranged student support
Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Estranged student support
Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package.Find out more about Dependants Bursary
Contextualised Admissions Bursary
We recognise that the last two years have been very challenging for young people and learning has been impacted. To help support students eligible for a contextualised offer we are offering a bursary of £250 in their first year of study.Find out more about Contextualised Admissions Bursary
This course is based in the School of Engineering and Computing
For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information
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