De Montfort University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Aeronautical Engineering

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Course summary

Subject to validation Aeronautical Engineering at De Montfort University (DMU) is a broad-based engineering course providing the experimental, computational and analytical skills required for careers in the aeronautical and aerospace industry. Our academics are active, renowned researchers in these industries and have developed specialist modules exploring aerodynamics and flight simulation. The UK aerospace and aeronautical industry is the largest in Europe and the second-largest in the world (second to the US). The sector has seen consistent growth in recent years and supports a growing number of high-skilled, high-value jobs. DMU has made a significant investment to establish modern aeronautical laboratories equipped with a low speed wind tunnel and will have a selection of simulation facilities including a professional (AMST Airfox DISO) flight simulator and specialist engineering software.

Course details

Modules

First year core modules Engineering Mathematics Mechanical Principles Electrical and Electronic Principles Introduction to Aerodynamics Programming Techniques Second year core modules Theory of Machines and Thermodynamics Strength of Materials Project Management (optional) Advanced Engineering Mathematics Experimental Aerodynamics Introduction to Flight Dynamics Modern Avionics (optional) Third year core modules Individual Project Advanced Dynamics and Control Aircraft Propulsion Systems Aviation Materials and Structural Dynamics Human Factors in Flight Safety Computational Aerodynamics using CFD Methods Wind Turbine Technologies


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
H410
Institution code:
D26
Campus name:
Leicester Campus
Campus code:
Y

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
71%
Student satisfaction
72%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £14750 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £14750 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note that fees for subsequent years of study for continuing students are subject to an annual review. Any increase in fee will be in line with RPI-X (linked to the retail price index) and the fee cap set by the Government.
Aeronautical Engineering at De Montfort University - UCAS