– Both the MEng and BEng degrees are accredited by the Royal Aeronautical Society as leading to chartered engineer (CEng) status. – You’ll have access to cutting-edge equipment, such as a rocket lab and a satellite ground station. – In Year 4 of the MEng degree, you'll continue to deepen and broaden your expertise and undertake a major group design project. A specialist Space Mission Analysis and Design module will cover the design, cost, logistical and operational implications of space missions. About this course These courses are ideal if you’re interested in the design, construction and operation of aircraft and would like to extend your studies into space. You’ll examine the challenges of space flight and the benefits of using the space environment. You’ll study aerodynamics, propulsion, structures, dynamics and materials, the design of spacecraft, payloads and space dynamics, and will carry out a practical rocket design exercise.
Examples of modules: Year 1 Core -Engineering Design and Professional Practice; Engineering Mechanics, Structures and Materials; Engineering Mathematics and Computing Applications; Fluid Mechanics and Engineering Science Year 2 Core -Aerodynamics, Propulsion and Analytical Methods; Aerospace Structures, Materials and Dynamics; Electronic Systems, Control and Computing; Engineering Project Management . Final Year Core - Space Vehicle Design; Business Management and Group Project; Individual Project. Final Year Optional - Further Aerodynamics and Propulsion and Computational Techniques; Further Aerospace Structures, Materials and Dynamics.
Teaching includes lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical laboratory sessions, backed up by design classes and workshop sessions. Assessment is usually split between exam and continuous assessment coursework (such as reports, computer exercises, laboratories and essays). Some modules are assessed by coursework only.
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|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|