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Aerodynamics and Aerostructures

Enhance your knowledge of aerospace systems and structures with advanced modules and an extensive research project. Subjects include: aerodynamics and aeropropulsion, fatigue and fracture of aerospace components, composites for aerospace applications and structural health monitoring of aerospace structures.

Entry requirements

MSc (Res): A 2.1 in mechanical engineering or a related subject. Applicants with qualifications in other science/engineering subjects such as maths or physics, or relevant professional experience, are encouraged to apply. English language requirements: IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules

Information Management; Research Project; Advanced Experiments and Modelling; Design Innovation Toolbox.

Examples of optional modules

A selection from: Computational Fluid Mechanics; Renewable Energy; Engineering Composites Materials; Advanced Fluid Mechanics; Reciprocating Engines; Aerodynamic Design; Experimental Stress Analysis; Tribology of Machine Elements; Aeropropulsion; Condition Monitoring.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework assignments and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2018 11,650 (Year 1) England 12 12 Months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2018 11,650 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 12 12 Months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2018 21,450 (Year 1) International 12 12 Months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2018 11,650 (Year 1) Scotland 12 12 Months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2018 11,650 (Year 1) Wales 12 12 Months

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