• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Master the experimental, computational and analytical skills required for a career in the aeronautical and aerospace industry, and learn techniques to help shape the future of travel technology by taking this Aeronautical Engineering (Hons) at De Montfort University. 

Overview

Aerospace engineering is one of the fastest-growing industries in the UK, with extensive career opportunities in research and development, testing, and maintenance.

This  Aeronautical Engineering (Hons) course at De Montfort University covers the basic principles of aerospace science and technology, including experimental and theoretical aerodynamics, aircraft design, flight dynamics and control, aircraft propulsion systems, flight simulation technologies, aviation materials and aeroelasticity, modern computational tools for fluid dynamics (CFD) and structural dynamics (CSD). 

Key features

  • Study a range of topics including aircraft structures and materials, flight dynamics and control, and aircraft propulsion systems.
  • The university has made significant investment into our dedicated Aeronautical Engineering facilities, and our students will be able to develop their practical and professional skills in our AIRFOX DISO flight simulator, our instrumented low-speed wind tunnel and by using simulation software.
  • Study either a three-year BEng (Hons) programme, or a four-year integrated master’s MEng (Hons). At the end of year three, you have the option of graduating with a BEng (Hons) or continuing for a further year for a MEng (Hons), subject to meeting the progression requirements.

Graduate Careers

After successfully completing this programme graduates are expected to find employment in industries such as; Aeronautical and Aero Space, Automotive (vehicle aerodynamics), renewable energy sector (wind turbine design), aviation management, military and defence industries.The UK aerospace and aeronautical industry is the largest in Europe and the second-largest in the world (second to the US). The sector has seen consistent growth in recent years and supports a growing number of high-skilled, high-value jobs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      four years full-time, five years with placement

  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Engineering Mathematics 
  • Mechanical Principles- Statics 
  • Mechanical Principles - Dynamics 
  • Design and Manufacture 
  • Aircraft Design Principles 
  • Programming  
  • Mechanics of Flight 
  • Aircraft Structures and Materials 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and Mathematics or equivalent, plus one of the following:
  • Normally 112 UCAS points (120 UCAS points for MEng) from at least two A-levels or equivalent, including one of the following subjects: Mathematics or Physics at grade C or
  • Engineering or Physics BTEC National Diploma/ Extended Diploma at DMM (DDM for MEng)
  • English and Mathematics GCSEs required as a separate qualification as equivalency is not accepted within the Access qualification. We will normally require students to have had a break from full-time education before undertaking the Access course
  • International Baccalaureate: 26+ points with Mathematics or Physics at higher level
  • Engineering Year Zero: Pass

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13750 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Leicester

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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