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Aeronautics and Astronautics / Aerodynamics (MEng)

Award
Master of Engineering
Length of course
4 years, starts September 2020
Course type
Full-time
Campuses
Boldrewood, Highfield
UCAS course code
H490

About this course

This course 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 course prepares you for a career in the aerospace or Formula 1 industries.

Aeronautics and Astronautics look at the science, engineering and manufacture of aircraft and spacecraft. You'll learn how they operate within our atmosphere and in space. This course focuses on the aerodynamics of 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 regularly use 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.

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

You can download the course details, including modules, in the programme specificationPDF opens in a new window (PDF, 647.17 KB).

Location and awarding body

The course location is Boldrewood in Southampton and Highfield campus in Southampton. The awarding body is University of Southampton.