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Aerospace Engineering (Jan 2021 start only) BEng

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering - BEng

  • Location

    Bay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Our Aerospace Engineering degree gives you expert training in the theory and operation of aeronautical vehicles, from jet-powered and propeller-driven planes to gliders and helicopters.

You will learn about the full engineering journey, from concept on the ground to handling in the sky. Whether your main interest is design, analysis, testing or flight, at Swansea we have it covered!

WHY AEROSPACE ENGINEERING AT SWANSEA?

  • Aerospace Engineering at Swansea is ranked 10th in the UK and 3rd for Graduate Prospects by the Complete University Guide 2021.
  • Within six months of graduating, 94% of Aerospace Engineering graduates are employed or in further study (16/17 Graduates DLHE).
  • We are ranked Top 250 in the QS World University Rankings 2020.

YOUR AEROSPACE ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE

This 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. You will develop your analytical abilities whilst gaining hands-on experience of state-of-the-art equipment, vital to securing employment in the wider aerospace industry.

In your first year you can take a flying lesson and throughout your course will be working with facilities like the Merlin MPX521 Engineering Flight Simulator, the JetCat P120 Engine and multiple wind tunnels ensuring you are always fully up to speed.

AEROSPACE ENGINEERING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Our graduates are set on course for a range of exciting employment opportunities including:

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

Our graduates go on to have interesting and varied careers at companies such as Rolls Royce, Airbus, BAE Systems, GE Aviation, Royal Air Force and Jaguar Land Rover. Six months after graduating, our average graduate salary is £25,000.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,450per 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 - ABB

ABB-BBB at A level (including Mathematics). Other recommended subjects include: Physics; Further Mathematics; Chemistry; Design Technology; IT/Computing and Biology.

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University has an international reach with staff, students, partnerships and research links stretching across the globe.
Swansea University campuses are vibrant and diverse with staff and students from over 130 different countries making up the friendly community.
By studying at Swansea University, students become part of a world-class research institution with grand ambitions.

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