University of South Wales

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)

Aeronautical Engineering (Taught)

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Course summary

Aeronautical engineering graduates are highly valued and in great demand. The MSc Aeronautical Engineering is ideal for graduates seeking employment in the aeronautical sector and for practising aerospace engineers who want to extend and update their skills. Progression to management is key to the careers of postgraduate engineers, so as part of the aeronautical engineering programme you will develop relevant managerial skills, as well as an awareness of the wider issues that affect the aeronautical industry. The MSc Aeronautical Engineering course meets the academic requirements for Chartered Engineer (CEng) status with the Institution of Mechanical Engineering (IMechE) and the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS). We have recently built an Aerospace Centre which includes a BAE Jetstream aircraft, laboratory equipment, a gas turbine engine, wind tunnel and a flight simulator, as well as state-of-the-art engineering analysis software.

Assessment method

Continually assessed coursework or a mixture of coursework and exams; the dissertation has 3 elements of assessment: A thesis, a poster presentation and a viva voce.

Professional bodies

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

  • Mechanical Engineers, Institution of
  • Aeronautical Society, Royal

How to apply

International applicants

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: www.gov.uk/academic-technology-approval-scheme

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 Honours degree in aeronautical or aerospace engineering, although other applicants with a relevant engineering degree will be considered.


English language requirements

IELTS 6.0 overall with no lower than 5.5 in any one component.

USW English Language Requirements

https://www.southwales.ac.uk/international/courses/ielts-english-programmes-requirements/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Some courses incur costs as part of your learning - these are in addition to the course fees and students are often responsible for these costs. We would urge you to visit the relevant course pages on our website (https://www.southwales.ac.uk/courses/msc-aeronautical-engineering/). These pages have information on fees and funding, and additional costs where relevant.
Aeronautical Engineering at University of South Wales - UCAS