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Aerospace Electronic Engineering (BEng)

Bachelor of Engineering
Length of course
3 years, starts September 2020
Course type
UCAS course code

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.

Our specialist Aerospace Electronic Engineering course will give 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 labs, 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

You can download the course details, including modules, in the programme specificationPDF opens in a new window (PDF, 229.57 KB).

Location and awarding body

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

Transfer between courses

You can transfer between our electronic engineeringelectrical and electronic engineering or electrical engineering courses at certain points during your degree. You'll need to discuss this with your course leader.