Aeronautical and aerospace engineering is one of the fastest-growing industries in the UK, with extensive career opportunities in research and development, testing, and maintenance.
De Mortfort University
You can study Aeronautical Engineering either as a three-year BEng (Hons) programme, or as a four-year integrated master’s. At the end of year three, you have the option of graduating with a BEng or continuing your studies for a further year for a MEng, subject to meeting the progression requirements.
A typical offer is 112 UCAS points (120 UCAS points for MEng) from at least two A-levels including Mathematics or Physics at grade C, or
Engineering or Physics BTEC National Diploma/ Extended Diploma at DMM (DDM for MEng)
After completing this programme, graduates have the skills to pursue employment in aeronautical and aerospace industries, civil aviation management, the defence sector, aircraft maintenance repair and overhaul services.
According to a House of Commons briefing paper, the UK aerospace industry is the second largest in the world with a turnover of £34.8 billion in 2020.
“The industry will continue to grow in the coming years and this exciting course will allow us to train the next generation of aerospace professionals” says Dr Hobina Rajakaruna, programme leader.
Assessment includes exams (unseen and open book), phase tests including multiple choice test where appropriate, group presentations, case study analysis, individual lab exercises as well as report portfolios, report and essay writing.