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Aeronautics and Astronautics / Computational Engineering and Design (MEng)

Award
Master of Engineering
Duration
4 years
Course Type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield and Boldrewood
UCAS Course code
09F4

About this course

Discover how to use computers to help model and optimise aeronautic and astronautic designs. MEng Aeronautics and Astronautics with Computational Engineering and Design with teach you how to research and solve new aerospace challenges, with a focus on computational methods.

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.

You'll focus on computational engineering, which is a core skill to help aerospace engineers optimise their designs.

On this aerospace computational engineering course 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 largest wind tunnel for high-performance testing. It's the largest wind tunnel at any UK university.

As part of this course you can:

You can take this course with an additional year-long, paid placement. Apply with UCAS code H4H1 for the Industrial Placement Year option.

This course is accredited by the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) as meeting the academic requirement, in full, for Chartered Engineer registration.

Accreditations

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Royal Aeronautical Society logo
Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS)
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Institution of Mechanical Engineers logo
Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
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Engineering Council accredited degree logo
Engineering Council
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European Accreditation of Engineering Programmes logo
European Accreditation of Engineering Programmes (EAEP)

Course locations

This course is based at Highfield and Boldrewood.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the programme specification

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

In light of COVID-19, we’ve made changes to some elements of course delivery for 2020-21. For details as to how this has changed delivery for this course, please view the Addendum to the Programme Specification PDF.

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