University of Birmingham

Degree level: Undergraduate

Aerospace Engineering

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Course summary

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If you like challenges and problem solving and relish the idea of combining science, maths and engineering to develop new technologies, processes and materials for the aerospace industry, then this Aerospace Engineering MEng degree is for you. careers. You will be taught by academics that are experts in their field and have been at the forefront of progress in several areas, including the LISA pathfinder mission and the design of higher performing jet engines. This, together with the strong collaborations we enjoy with leading companies such as Rolls-Royce and Airbus, will give you the best launchpad for a successful career. The Aerospace Engineering MEng course is structured to give you a broad coverage of engineering disciplines appropriate to the current and future aerospace industry and research area, including mechanics, materials, fluids and sensors and control systems that provide a basis for materials, structures and avionics. You will gain the skills necessary to transform the emerging fields of satellite, deep space missions and unmanned aerial vehicles where remote control and communications are required. The interdisciplinary nature of the subject is dealt with by shared modules in all years as well as group project exercises. You will be the subject expert on a major project during the final year of your degree where you’ll apply your in-depth technical knowledge. In these projects, you’ll gain vital employability skills that will give you a competitive edge in applications forms, interviews and assessment tests for graduate jobs. There is an opportunity to apply for a year in industry during your degree, this usually occurs between year 2 and year 3. You will be helped by us to find suitable internships, and assisted and mentored by academic members of staff throughout your year in industry. A year in industry is an invaluable opportunity to take on a role within a company, apply the theoretical knowledge of your degree course to real-world issues and will enhance your career prospects. Contact the Admissions Team ([email protected]) for further details.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Application codes

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Course codeH402
Institution code B32
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level AAA To include Mathematics and one of Physics or Chemistry

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For details of the annual tuition fee for International Students please see the course web page listed in the 'course details' section above. If you are made an offer to study by the University, the yearly tuition fee will be stated in your offer letter.
Aerospace Engineering at University of Birmingham - UCAS