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Aerospace Engineering, MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Aerospace Engineering

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

The MSc in Aerospace Engineering provides a rigorous and systematic understanding of the field, equipping you with the critical awareness and insight required to become a credible aerospace engineer.

You will be prepared in the theory and operation of aeronautical vehicles, from propeller-driven and jet-powered planes, to helicopters and gliders. This covers design, analysis, testing and flight.

Practical experience will be partly gained through your access to one of the world’s most advanced engineering flight simulators, housed within the College of Engineering.

AEROSPACE ENGINEERING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates of the MSc Aerospace Engineering degree at Swansea are well positioned for rewarding employment opportunities. Your future could lie in any of the following roles:

  • Aircraft Design Engineer
  • Satellite Design Engineer
  • Aircraft Systems Engineer
  • Rocket Scientist
  • Aircraft MRO Engineer
  • Defence Engineer
  • Airline Pilot
  • High Speed Railway Engineer
  • Flight Test Engineer

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Different course options

Full time | Bay Campus | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

Introduction to numerical methods including ordinary and partial differential equations at masters level. The course provides an understanding of fundamental methods that form the basis of common solution techniques used in many simulators and commercial packages with wide application in science and engineering.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,350

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Usually entry requirements for the MSc Aerospace Engineering course are a first or a second class honours degree (UK 2.2) in Engineering, or similar relevant science discipline. You will also need to have an overall mark of at least 55%. However, performance in key modules will also be considered.

University information

Located on the stunning Swansea Bay coastline, this Welsh university provides easy access to the city centre, as well as to the beaches of the spectacular Gower Peninsula. Swansea has recently been named University of the Year by students at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019, where it was also runner-up in the Postgraduate category. It’s also recognised as a UK top 30 research institution (Research Excellence Framework 2014). The...more

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