University of Central Lancashire

Degree level: Undergraduate

Aerospace Engineering

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Course summary

Course Overview

  • Fascinated by aircraft and spacecraft? On this Aerospace Engineering degree, you’ll apply everything you learn from our experts to the analysis and design of flying vehicles.
  • You’ll learn about aerodynamics, structures, propulsion, systems, flight dynamics, mechanical engineering and computer-aided design.
  • You’ll complete a creative aerospace-related research project in Year 3 and a group design project in Year 4, which will provide valuable team working experience.
  • Our course offers an optional 48-week sandwich placement in industry for full-time students between Year 2 and Year 3.
Why study with us
  • Benefit from the latest high-quality equipment and facilities available in our new £35m Engineering Innovation Centre, with access to flight simulators, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) laboratory, and more.
  • Engineering at the University of Central Lancashire is ranked in the UK's top 20 – the Complete University Guide 2020.
  • Aerospace Engineering is ranked 2nd in the UK with 85% of students satisfied with the quality of academic support (National Student Survey 2020).
Further Information This course has been designed to comply with the educational requirements published by the UK Engineering Council.

Course details


Year 1: Aerospace Vehicles (including Flight Challenge), Electronics and Instrumentation, Engineering Mechanics, Engineering Maths, Drawing and CAD, Manufacturing. Year 2: Aircraft Design and Manufacture, Aerospace Systems and Computing, Structures and FEA, Thermofluids and CFD, CAD and Manufacture, Operations Management A. Year 3: Flight Dynamics and Control (including Flight Test), Aerospace Propulsion, Aerodynamics, Advanced CAD, Operations Management B, Individual Project.

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Aerospace Engineering at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS