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Aeronautics and Astronautics / Aerodynamics (MEng)

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Master of Engineering
Duration
4 years
Course type
Full-time
Campuses
Boldrewood, Highfield
UCAS course code
H490

About this course

MEng Aeronautics and Astronautics with Aerodynamics will give you the knowledge and skills to analyse and control aerodynamic behaviour. You'll learn how to design vehicles, wings and propulsion systems. The aerodynamics degree prepares you for a career in the aerospace or Formula 1 industries.

Aeronautics and Astronautics looks at the science, engineering and manufacture of aircraft and spacecraft. You'll learn how they operate within our atmosphere and in space. On this race car aerodynamics course, you'll focus on vehicles, wings and propulsion systems.

You'll have access to our extensive facilities, which include:

  • dedicated student design studios and workshops

  • state-of-the-art jet engine and space propulsion facilities

  • flight simulator

  • professional manufacturing centre

Formula 1 teams and Olympic athletes have used our wind tunnel for high-performance testing. It's the largest wind tunnel at any UK university.

As part of this course you can:

Our links with employers will enhance your career prospects. This is a BAE Systems preferred course and we have close links with many other key employers.

You can take this course with an additional year-long, paid placement. Apply with UCAS code HH41 for the Industrial Placement Year option.

Our courses are fully accredited by the Royal Aeronautical Society and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

If you’d prefer a more general approach, or you’d like to focus on a different specialism, you can choose from our other pathways.

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Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.