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Aeronautical Engineering BEng (Hons)

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Gilmorehill (Main) Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Aeronautical engineering is about how aircraft are designed, constructed and powered, how they are used and how they are controlled for safe operation.

WHY STUDY AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING?

  • Aeronautical group design projects are undertaken in collaboration with BAe Systems on a real aircraft project
  • Students have access to State-of-the-Art experimental facilities which are part of the UK National Wind Tunnel Facility
  • Final year students will undertake a six month placement in industry, an overseas university or within University of Glasgow research facilities
  • Accredited by the Royal Aeronautical Society and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers
  • You’ll take part in practical laboratories, including running a jet engine test, and a flight-testing course in a Jetstream aircraft during year 5 of the MEng
  • We have several Engineering student societies, which include JetX, Design-Build-Fly and University of Glasgow Racing (UGR)

CAREER PROSPECTS

Our recent graduates have been employed by organisations such as Prospect, Williams F1, Insyen, Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, the RAF, Fluid Gravity Engineer, Rolls-Royce plc, Rolls-Royce Derby, Thales and the Met Office.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : BBB - AAB

Additional requirements: A-level Mathematics and Physics. (Design & Technology may be accepted in place of Physics, 3D or Product Design options only)

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 34 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    200 97%

    2nd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    10th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    14th

    9

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