• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Access all 180000+ programmes, for free with a Studyportals account.
account benefits visualised

Overview

Who is it for?

This course prepares students for an exciting and rewarding career in the global aerospace industry, working on manned and unmanned aircraft projects. This degree places particular emphasis on encouraging and enabling students to be innovative in their engineering design.

Objectives

The Aeronautical Engineering (Hons) degree from City, University of London has been developed to educate you in the design, analysis and testing of aeronautical and aerospace vehicles and associated technology.

City was the first institution in the UK to introduce Aeronautical Engineering courses. The department has strong links with industry (local, national and global), maintaining partnerships through research projects and student placements. The course is designed in collaboration with industry, which is directly reflected in the emphasis on the professional and transferrable skills you will learn.

Career prospects

Aeronautical Engineering graduates work in all areas of the aircraft and airline industries and in other high-tech industries, such as automotive including F1 and renewables.

Careers in aeronautical engineering in the UK are provided by larger companies such as Leonardo Helicopters, Airbus, BAE Systems, Rolls-Royce and QinetiQ and many successful specialist companies that supply components and services.

Several Aeuronautical Engineering graduates move on to a career in flying.

Accreditation

Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the Royal Aeronautical Society.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3 years or 4 years including a professional placement

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics 
  • Engineering Science
  • Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics
  • Electronics 
  • Design
  • Solid Mechanics

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.

General Requirements

  • ‘A’ Level: ABB (including ‘A’ Level Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry or Biology).
  • UCAS Tariff: 128 tariff points including ‘A’ Level Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry or Biology. See the UCAS website for information on the new UCAS tariff.
  • IB: 32 points total including Higher Level Mathematics and Physics at grade 6.
  • GCSE: A minimum of grade 4 (C) in GCSE English.

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
Search all Pre-Bachelors

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19380 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19380 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Aeronautical Engineering (Hons)
Visit programme website

Wishlist

You’ve wishlisted multiple studies. Did you know you can compare them side-by-side in our Compare-tool?