These disciplines include aerodynamics, flight mechanics, materials, propulsion, structures, as well as aircraft and spacecraft systems. Cutting-edge research in all these disciplines is carried out in Engineering and the Environment by recognised experts in their fields.
As an undergraduate, you will benefit from this expertise and from the excellent links we have with the major aerospace companies in the UK and Europe.
You can apply for industrial work experience with these organisations either during the summer vacations or by taking a year out from University.
In addition, there are opportunities for you to spend a period of study, either one semester or one year, with one of our partner institutions in mainland Europe.
If you are considering a career in the armed forces, Southampton is one of the universities designated for the Defence Technical Undergraduate Scheme, which provides sponsored places to students on specific courses, including Aeronautics and Astronautics, and has active Army, Navy and Air Force units.