Course overviewAerospace Engineering MEng (Hons) course overview
This accredited integrated master’s covers mechanical, computational and sustainable life-cycle engineering in this high-tech field. Over four years, students develop professional engineering skills, with a focus on innovative and sustainable solutions to future Aeronautics and Aerospace trends.
Individual and group engineering design projects demonstrate students expertise to future employers. Whilst a fourth year, at master’s level, it helps to transition from study to professional practice.
- Benefit from strong links to industry and exceptional industry involvement in the degree programme. Profit from City’s vision of sustainable engineering, a fundamental aspect in future Aerospace Engineering.
- Study in world leading test facilities, including our low-turbulence wind-tunnel and high-speed tunnel belonging to the UK National Wind Tunnel Facility initiative.
- Work with modern state-of-the art experimental equipment and high-performance computational fluid solvers, both being developed at City and supported by world-experts in those fields.
- Enjoy easy access to our central London location and benefit from the links to our international aviation program, with City being the hub for the aviation industry with satellites in Dubai and Germany.
- Boost employability within an optional placement year or placement over two summer periods, which offers first-hand experience in professional industry. Recent placements have included BAE SYSTEMS, Rolls Royce, Raytheon.
This course is subject to approval.
Students develop a strong technical background in the key subjects of Aerospace Engineering such as air/space-ship structure, design, propulsion, control and manufacturing. Management studies and sustainable life-cycle engineering skills are also integral parts of the course.
Build a firm foundation in mathematics, engineering, physics, materials and manufacturing, thermo-fluids electronics and computing, with our largely shared engineering first year.
The Engineering in Society - Social responsibility (15 credits)
Engineering Design 1 (15 credits)
Introduction to Mechanics of materials and manufacturing (15 credits)
Electronics - including circuits, digital and analog electronics (15 credits)
Introduction to programming (15 credits)
Engineering Science (15 credits)
Mathematics 1 (15 credits)
Introduction to Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics (15 credits)
Grow knowledge in Aerospace engineering with modules including fluid mechanics and thermodynamics, structures and materials, mechatronics and systems, data processing and analysis. Understand how Aeronautics / Aerospace engineering is part of the circular economy.
The Engineer in Society: Sustainability and Circular Economy (15 credits)
Mathematics 2 (15 credits)
Engineering Design 2 (15 credits)
Fluid Mechanics (15 credits)
Structures and Materials (15 credits)
Thermodynamics (15 credits)
Mechatronics and Systems (15 credits)
Data Analysis for Engineers (15 credits)
Deepen expertise with applied modules in analysis and design of typical aircraft, composite materials and manufacturing, structural analysis, aerospace propulsion, gas dynamics and flight mechanics and control. Enjoy the learning experience of wind-tunnel flows and complete an aerospace engineering design group project.
Individual project (30 credits)
Aerospace Engineering in the society (15 credits)
Composite Analysis and Manufacturing (15 credits)
Aerospace Propulsion (15 credits)
Gas Dynamics (15 credits)
Flight Mechanics (15 credits)
Telecommunication Systems (15 credits)
Transition from academic study to professional practice with a major integrated design project supported by our industry partners and individual research work. This is complemented by advanced modules in computational simulations techniques and experimental methods and advanced aerodynamics in addition to a selection of two optional modules.
Design project group (30 credits)
Aerospace Engineering practice in society (15 credits)
Computational Fluid Dynamics (15 credits)
Structural Dynamics and Aeroelasticity (15 credits)
Advanced Aerodynamics (15 credits)
Electric and Hybrid Vehicles (15 credits)
Robotics Imaging and Vision (15 credits)
Unmanned Aerial (15 credits)
Composite Assembly and Joining (15 credits)
Airworthiness and Maintenance (15 credits)
Entrepreneurship (15 credits)
Gas Turbine Engineering (15 credits)
Machine Learning (15 credits)
Digital Communication Systems (15 credits)
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The fees indicated are for undergraduate entry in the 2023/ 24 academic year only. Fees for future years may be subject to an inflationary increase, which is normally 2%.
- Fee waivers are available for this course.
- Means tested support is available for 2023/24 entry.
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Aerospace engineers are the key personnel to support the shift towards a sustainable Aerospace industry while facing the strong demand in growth of aerial transport, defence, satellite communication and space exploration.
There is a huge demand for engineers with multi-disciplinary skills and good training with international teams to address those challenges.
City graduates will have grown in such an environment during their studies and have worked in interdisciplinary projects, addressing the need for such educational and practical preparation for the industry. This is documented in good employability at the top tier industry.
Recent graduates have secured work with:
- BAE SYSTEMS
- Rolls Royce
How to apply
Applications for degree courses must be made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).
This course is subject to approval.
This course is not currently open for applications. When the course opens, you can apply through your school or college using the Apply system, which enables you to submit your application directly to the UCAS website.
You can apply to up to five universities or institutions on the form. The UCAS code for City, University of London is C60.
Please take care to enter the correct course code when applying, particularly for subjects with a Foundation year or with BEng (Hons) and MEng (Hons) or BSc (Hons) and MSci (Hons) options.
UCAS has implemented an 'invisibility of choices' policy so that, on the initial application and while you are receiving decisions, each institution can see only their entry and not those of other institutions you have chosen. This ensures that your application for a course at City is considered solely on your academic and personal qualities.
You should submit your completed application form to UCAS with a £26.50 application fee. If you want to apply to City, University of London only, you can make a single choice application at a reduced rate of £22.
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When to apply
Your application for entry in September 2023 should arrive at UCAS between September 2022 and 25th January 2023. Applications that arrive after 25th January 2023 will be considered only at City's discretion.
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Aeronautics courses benefit from recently redeveloped facilities with modern teaching lecture theatres equipped with the latest interactive AV systems.
The A320 cockpit flight simulator is a dynamic virtual learning environment, that provides more procedure trainer information and enhancing safety and efficiency to our student pilots and engineers.
City's Merlin MP520 simulator is fitted with a two-axis motion system and closed cockpit design for greater immersion and is used in the theory and study of aerodynamics and the mechanics of flight.
Our Engineering labs are equipped with state-of-the-art wind tunnels and test equipment.
This is a one-of-a-kind low-turbulence wind tunnel used for the study of laminar flows. Part of the National Wind Tunnel Facility.
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