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Aerospace Electronic Engineering (BEng)

Bachelor of Engineering
Typical Offer
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3 years
Course Type
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About this course

Take your engineering passions to the skies as you learn to design the aircraft and spacecraft of the future. You’ll explore vital areas of electronics and take up the challenge of developing greener air travel. You'll also gain specialist knowledge of avionics, practical computing and programming. This course will prepare you for a career in the aerospace industry.

BEng Aerospace Electronic Engineering gives you a broad knowledge of electronics. You can then focus on new and future aerospace technologies, including:

  • autonomous, unmanned flying vehicles
  • GPS to improve flight safety and efficiency

Our expert academics bring industry experience to the classroom. They have worked on projects with NASA and the European Space Agency.

As part of this course you can:

  • design and build your own electronic circuits, systems and computer software
  • use our research facilities, including a computer lab, high-voltage laboratory and £110m clean room
  • develop your enterprise skills with help from our startup supporter, Future Worlds
  • study engineering management and law to develop your career skills

Our aerospace electronic engineering degree is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of:

  • fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer
  • partly meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer

We regularly review our courses to ensure and improve quality. This course may be revised as a result of this. Any revision will be balanced against the requirement that the student should receive the educational service expected. Find out why, when, and how we might make changes.

Our courses are regulated in England by the Office for Students (OfS).


Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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