University of Nottingham

Degree level: Undergraduate

Aerospace Engineering

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Course summary

Are you interested in the science behind flying? Maybe you are curious about aircraft design and manufacturing. Leading researchers in aviation teach our course to provide you with the skills and advanced knowledge needed to work in this exciting sector. Our department has links with companies including:

  • Airbus
  • Boeing
  • Rolls-Royce Aerospace.
Industry links will provide you with placement opportunities for real world learning. Our teaching facilities and regular guest lecturers will give you a fantastic insight into the growing aerospace industry. Learning on this course includes hands on integrating projects throughout your studies. Your learning will cover topics including:
  • Aerodynamics
  • Avionics
  • Flight mechanics
  • Human Factors
Your final year will allow you to tailor your learning through a variety of specialist modules.

Course details

Modules

All students follow a common programme of study for the first two years, studying core material that provides a solid practical foundation in engineering analysis and aircraft technology with hands-on design exercises and laboratory tests. In year three, students will begin their individual research projects as well as undertaking core modules in engineering management and public engagement, and certification, safety and reliability. There are also a number of specialised optional modules across the aeromechanics, aeroelectrical and general streams. Within year four you will undertake an individual project providing you experience in the practice of engineering at a professional level. You will also have the opportunity to select a range of optional modules to equip you with the skills needed for the aerospace industry.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
H400
Institution code:
N84
Campus name:
University Park Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

European Baccalaureate - 85% overall including 8.5 in Mathematics 5 and 8.5 in either Physics (preferred) or Further Maths as a second subject, or Mathematics with any two of the following: Chemistry, Biology, Design, Economics, Psychology, Electronics, Computer Science. GCSE requirements for all applicants - English grade C/4 or equivalent


Unistats information

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94%
Student satisfaction
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
EU £26500* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
International £26500* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Aerospace Engineering at University of Nottingham - UCAS