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Aeronautics and Astronautics (MEng)

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Master of Engineering
Typical Offer
A*AA View full entry requirements
Duration
4 years
Course Type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield and Boldrewood
UCAS Course code
H401

About this course

Learn to design future aircraft, race cars and rockets, and launch into an exciting engineering career or PhD. Our advanced courses cover many aspects of aerospace engineering including the design and manufacture of fast-moving aircraft and spacecraft.

This MEng degree 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 study the principles of aerospace engineering, then take more advanced modules. Finally you can choose to specialise your degree. In year 3 you will complete an individual research project. In year 4 you’ll take part in a group design project.

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

  • dedicated student design studios and workshops

  • the largest wind tunnel in any UK university

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

  • flight simulator

  • professional manufacturing centre

As part of this astronautics and aeronautics master's degree you can:

  • showcase your work in our annual Engineering Design Show

  • attend site visits to experience engineering in practice

  • apply your engineering knowledge to solve a real-world problem

You can take this MEng with an additional year-long, paid placement. Apply with UCAS code H414 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

This course is accredited by:

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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.