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Course summary

This integrated masters degree will develop your expertise in aerospace systems, while maintaining the broad-based background associated with mechanical engineering. The first two years are the same across our Mechanical Engineering degrees and focus on the essential principles of mechanical engineering, as well as law and management, systems design, and modelling and computing, in order to take a product from initial concept to the marketplace. During your third and fourth years modules include aerothermodynamics, materials and structures, engineering design and project risk management. In your third year, you will also carry out an individual project, bringing together the concepts and skills you have learned. During your fourth year, you will take advanced and specialised modules and participate in a group design project, applying your engineering knowledge to solve a real-world problem. Your Industrial Placement Year will enhance your employability, with an additional year-long paid placement in an engineering organisation. You will be able to apply the knowledge and skills that you developed during the early years of your degree, developing vital professional knowledge and skills to prepare you to become a professional engineer after graduation. You will have access to extensive facilities, which include the largest wind tunnel in any UK university, a high-resolution 3D imaging centre, dedicated student design studios and workshops, and a materials and structures research facility in our new National Infrastructure Laboratory. Our courses are fully accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and offer a route to chartered status.

Modules

Typical modules include: Year one: Engineering Design; Electrical and Electronic Systems; Mathematics; Mechanics, Structures and Materials; Mechanical Systems Analysis; Thermofluids. Year two: Engineering Management and Law; Fluid Mechanics; Materials and Structures; Mathematics; Mechanics, Machines and Vibration; Systems Design and Computing; Thermodynamics; Electronics and Control. Year three: Individual Project; Aerothermodynamics; Engineering Design with Management; Finite Element Analysis in Solid Mechanics; Heat Transfer and Applications; Manufacturing and Materials; plus additional module options. Year four: Group Design Project; Applications of CFD; Materials, Manufacturing, and Supply Chains; plus module options to deepen your knowledge.

Assessment method

Testing is conducted through a combination of unseen written examinations and assessed coursework in the form of problem-solving exercises, laboratory reports, design exercises, essays, and individual and group projects. Experimental, research and design skills are assessed through laboratory reports, coursework exercises and oral presentations. The Industrial Placement Year is assessed via an individual reflective report.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Mechanical Engineers, Institution of
  • Engineering Council
  • Accreditation of European Engineering Programmes (EUR-ACE)

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
H3H4
Institution code:
S27
Campus name:
Main Site - Highfield Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Find out about equivalent entry requirements and qualifications for your country: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/international/your-country.page

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you are not sure that your qualifications meet the requirements of this course please contact our Admissions Teams.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/engineering/undergraduate/courses/mechanical_engineering/hh34_meng_mechanical_engineering_aerospace.page#entry_requirements%0A____________________


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5with no component below 6.0

All programmes at the University of Southampton are taught and assessed in the medium of English (other than those in modern foreign languages). Therefore, all applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency.

Find out more about the University’s English Language requirements

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/studentadmin/admissions/admissions-policies/language.page


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
81%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
94%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £27400 Year 1
International £27400 Year 1
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

Please see our website for further details and updates : www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/fees-funding.page.
Mechanical Engineering / Aerospace with Industrial Placement Year at University of Southampton - UCAS