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Aeronautics and Astronautics / Engineering Management (MEng)

Award
Master of Engineering
Duration
4 years
Course Type
Full-time
Campus
Boldrewood
UCAS Course code
HN42

About this course

Study aerospace design while learning how to manage its processes, people and finances. You’ll explore many aspects of aerospace engineering, including the design and manufacture of fast-moving aircraft and spacecraft, before specialising in strategy and project management. This course aims to help engineers quickly progress into key positions in aerospace engineering management.

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 MEng Aeronautics and Astronautics / Engineering Management you’ll study the principles of aerospace engineering, then take more advanced modules, including modules specialising in business strategy, finance, and managing people and projects.

In year 3 you'll do an individual research project. In year 4 you’ll take part in a group design project.

You’ll get hands-on experience in our extensive facilities, which include:

  • dedicated student design studios and workshops

  • the largest wind tunnel in any UK university

  • jet laboratory with supersonic ramjet, turbojet and rocket engine

  • Boeing flight simulator

  • a professional manufacturing centre

As part of this aeronautics and astronautics engineering management course 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

Year in industry

Enhance your employability by taking this course with a paid industrial placement year.

Apply using:

  • Course name: Aeronautics and Astronautics / Engineering Management with Industrial Placement Year
  • UCAS code: HH44

You'll spend this extra year at an engineering firm, applying the skills and knowledge you've learned so far.

The fee is 20% of the standard annual tuition fee.

Accreditations

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.

This course is accredited by:

Course location

This course is based at Boldrewood.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the Course Description Document

The Course Description Document details your course overview, your course structure and how your course is taught and assessed.

Changes due to COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 situation is improving, any future restrictions could mean we might have to change the way parts of our teaching and learning take place in 2022 to 2023. This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change.

Find out more on our COVID advice page.

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