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Aeronautical Engineering

This programme covers a broad range of areas including fixed wing and rotary aircraft, subsonic and supersonic flight regimes, aircraft propulsion systems, aircraft control systems, materials, etc. As well as taught classes, students use our extensive range of laboratories which include industry standard design and analysis software, including Pro Engineer, Phoenix CFD, ANSYS FEA and more.

Entry requirements

Normal requirements are at least a UK second class honours degree or equivalent in a related engineering or technology discipline.

If you do not meet the above but have significant appropriate experience, your application will be considered, provided that you satisfy the University that you are capable of responding to the challenge of postgraduate work.

If your first language is not English, you will need to demonstrate that you are fluent enough to cope with the course. A minimum score of IELTS 6 or TOEFL 550 (213 computer-based) is normally required.

Course modules

Students study eight taught modules then undertake a research-based dissertation. Modules include topics such as: Technical and study skills; research methods and project management; control systems for aeronautics; structural integrity; aircraft propulsion systems; advanced aeronautics; and advanced vehicle aerodynamics.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 18 Months

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