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Mechanical Engineering / Aerospace Engineering (MEng)

Award
Master of Engineering
Duration
4 years
Course type
Full-time
Campuses
Highfield, Boldrewood
UCAS course code
HH34

About this course

Explore the specialist engineering and aerospace systems that keep planes in the air. Take advanced modules that specialise in wing design, propulsion and manufacturing. Southampton has offered aerospace degrees since the 1930s, and many of our graduates go on to successful careers in the space industry, aerospace or defence sector.

Along with the core topics of mechanical engineering, this degree focuses on:

  • aircraft aerodynamics

  • propulsion

  • avionics

  • structural design

You'll use our design workshops and studios and gain practical experience for a variety of projects.

As part of this course you can:

  • study management and design to improve your employability

  • showcase your work in our annual Engineering Design Show

  • visit industry and research establishments for a real-world view of possible careers

You can take this course with an additional year-long, paid placement. Apply with UCAS code H3H4 for the Industrial Placement Year option.

We're a designated university for the Defence Technical Undergraduate Scheme (DTUS).

This course is fully accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and offers a route to chartered status.

If you’d prefer a more general approach, or you’d like to focus on a different specialism, you can choose from our other pathways.

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Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.