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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

This course will prepare you for a career in the aerospace industry, designing the aircraft and spacecraft of the future. You’ll learn the key areas of electronics and gain specialist knowledge of aerospace electronic systems, practical computing and programming.

You'll look into the challenges of developing greener air travel and get the chance to move into work on new technologies. These include applications for autonomous unmanned flying vehicles and GPS to enhance the efficiency and safety of flight.

As part of your degree you can:

  • design and build your own electronic circuits, systems and computer software

  • learn from experts who have worked on projects with the likes of NASA and the European Space Agency

  • use research facilities including a computer laboratory, high-voltage laboratory and £110m clean room

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 may be able to transfer between any of our electronic engineering, electrical and electronic engineering or electrical engineering courses at certain points during your degree. You'll need to discuss this with your course leader.