• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

During this (Hons) Aerospace Engineering degree at Swansea University, you will learn about the full engineering journey, from concept on the ground to handling in the sky. Whether your main interest concerns design, analysis, testing or flight, at Swansea we have it covered.

This multi-disciplinary course provides a real world insight into the atmosphere of our planet and the cosmos beyond, as well as the technologies needed to explore them.

As you progress, your developing analytical abilities will combine with hands-on experience of state-of-the-art equipment, establishing skills which are vital to securing employment in the wider aerospace industry.

Did you know?

  • Aerospace Engineering has recently been ranked 5thin the UK for its Graduate Prospects by the Times University Guide 2019.
  • Within six months of graduating, 94% of Aerospace Engineering graduates are employed or in further study (16/17 Graduates DLHE).

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the BEng Aerospace Engineering degree at Swansea are set on course for a range of employment opportunities. Your future could lie in any of the following roles:

  • Aircraft Design Engineer
  • Rocket Scientist
  • Defence Engineer
  • Airline Pilot
  • High Speed Railway Engineer
  • Flight Test Engineer
  • Aerodynamicist in Motorsport and Sustainable Energy Secto

Accreditation

Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) and Institution of Engineering Designers (IED)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      •  3 Years Full Time
      •  4 Years Full Time With a Year Abroad
      •  4 Years Full Time With a Year In Industry
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Engineering Analysis
  • Strength of Materials
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Design and Laboratory Classes 
  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Introduction to Materials Engineering
  • Introduction to Aerospace Engineering
  • Problem solving for Aerospace Engineers
  • Engineering Skills for Aerospace Engineers

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

  • Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate - applicants will be able to meet our requirements from three A-levels or two A-levels and the Skills Challenge Certificate.
  • Extended Project Qualification - applicants predicted grade B or above in EPQ will receive an offer with a one-grade reduction.  e.g., an offer of AAB would become ABB plus EPQ B.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    18500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Swansea

  • 727 - 1380 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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