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Aircraft Engineering BEng (Hons)

University of the West of Scotland

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    H410

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    104th

    10
  • Subject Ranking

    25th

    6 (Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    152

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    66

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.44

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BEng (Hon)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    07-SEP-20

Course Summary

This programme will provide you with skills appropriate to aircraft design, manufacturing, aerodynamic and structural design and repair and overhaul sectors.Designed in partnership with aerospace industry employers, the programme offers visits to organisations such as Spirit AeroSystems and British Airways whilst a number of final year Honours projects are undertaken in collaboration with industry. Guest speakers will deepen your understanding of the subject.Career prospectsA shortage of aircraft engineers ensures that your skills will be in demand by aerospace companies locally, nationally and internationally, allowing you to take on roles in design, manufacture or maintenance. Career opportunities include junior management roles, technicians, structural aircraft design and maintenance.Placement/Work-based learningThe local aerospace industry has frequently recruited graduates from this programme and these employers also help to continually inform the strategic direction of the programme, ensuring it is fit for local, national and international aerospace employment. Site visits to large aerospace employers such as Spirit AeroSystems and British Airways are offered to students on this programme whilst a number of final year honours projects are undertaken in collaboration with local industry ensuring that students nearing graduation are offered genuine aircraft industry exposure enhancing their employment readiness. A few unpaid short term summer internships are available in local aerospace companies further enhancing the practical experience and employability skills of graduates from this programme. Laboratories and practical software sessions are integrated into all levels of study ensuring active learning is prevalent in the programme.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

Grades / Points

CCD

Details

Including Maths and Physics

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

104th

About this University

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is a dynamic, modern university that ensures its graduates are ready to meet the demands of their chosen profession. The university's four West of Scotland campuses are within easy reach of some of Scotland's most amazing scenery, as well as close to the exciting cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh; and the UWS London campus is in the heart of one of the world's most bustling cities.

Address

Paisley Campus

High Street

Paisley

PA1 2BE

UNITED KINGDOM