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Course summary

This programme focuses on numerical methods and the physics and computation modelling of turbulence. It will enhance your knowledge of flow physics and your ability to use state-of-the-art computational tools to improve industrial designs. Ideally suited for engineering, mathematics and science graduates with a strong background in fluid dynamics or aerodynamics, our this programme will prepare you for further research or a career in industrial research and development.


Compulsory modules include: Aerothermodynamics; Computational Aerodynamics; Applications of CFD; Turbulence; MSc Research Project Optional modules include: Advanced Computational Methods I, Aeroacoustics; Data-Driven Methods for Flow Analysis and Control; Design, Search and Optimisation (DSO) - Principles, Methods, Parameterizations and Case Studies ; Experimental Methods for Aerodynamics; Hypersonic and High Temperature Gas Dynamics; Introduction to Machine Learning; Race Car Aerodynamics; Wing Aerodynamics; Numerical Methods For a full list of modules please visit:

Assessment method

Examinations, presentations, coursework and dissertation

Professional bodies

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

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

How to apply

International applicants

English language: Band C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

This course has a subject classification which requires students whose nationality is outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland to have an ATAS certificate, irrespective of country of residence at the point of application.

Further information can be found on the UK Government's website:

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours or higher in engineering, mathematics, physical sciences or a related subject. Module requirements also apply, please see website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information
Aerodynamics and Computation at University of Southampton - UCAS