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The University of Southampton


The University of Southampton offers a first-class aerospace and astronautics portfolio - encompassing a broad range of disciplines in the field of aerospace engineering, with applications to the specification, design and construction of airframes, engines, satellites and other spacecraft.

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 by recognised experts in their fields.


Educating future generations

Southampton is renowned worldwide for producing graduates who rapidly scale the heights of the engineering professions. By working closely with industry, our award-winning teaching ensures our students are ready to tackle tomorrow's tough engineering challenges today

Professional development

We are at the leading edge of new ideas and forward-thinking research. By sharing the latest knowledge, ideas and techniques, we can help you to develop your people skills, strengths and thinking. We have a wide range of set and bespoke short courses

Leverhulme Trust Scholarships 2015

SMMI has been awarded a major grant to host a new Leverhulme Trust Doctoral Scholarship programme 'Understanding Maritime Futures: Opportunities, Challenges and Threats' which will support at least 15 PhD students.  For further details of the research projects available, please see here.

2015/16 Studentship Applications

The call to submit applications for SMMI PhD studentship funding for 2015/16 is now closed. If you wish to see further details of the scheme please see here.

Student Vacation Bursaries

Blog posts are now available for EPSRC Summer Bursary Projects 2014:


Rosie Hoare - Decision-making in complex, multi-scale displays

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We promote and connect our distinctive graduates to industry using innovative activities on their course and through their wider university experiences.

Hands-on work experience
Hands-on work experience
Community volunteering
Community volunteering
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Career advisor service
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