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Aerospace Engineering (with a Year in Industry) MEng (Hons)

University of Leicester

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  • Qualification

    Master of Engineering (with Honours) - MEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

With advances in technology and design, aircraft engineering is always evolving. In theory and practice, this aerospace engineering degree will help you tackle these challenges, while also setting you up to become a Chartered Engineer (CEng).Whether you study for the BEng or the MEng, your Aerospace Engineering degree starts by providing a broad engineering foundation, which includes mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering subjects. You will then develop further specific knowledge and skills in mechanical engineering with a focus on aerospace engineering.Engineers are innovators who bring about change through their ingenuity, experience and curiosity to improve the quality of life for people throughout the world. Their work is central to thriving economies and competitive industries. It is equally important in developing countries where engineers provide appropriate technologies during difficult times of change.Professional engineers have a high degree of specialist knowledge but increasingly they use a broad approach to problem solving across a range of engineering disciplines. This is coupled with an awareness of environmental, social, legal, economic and regulatory aspects of the problem at hand.Specialised lectures on topics such as flight dynamics, aircraft navigation, aero-engine design, aerospace materials and aircraft performance may be given by visiting lecturers from aerospace industry companies. You will have the opportunity to attend a practical flight test course or to use a flight simulator to enhance your knowledge and skills in aerospace engineering.Successful engineers must be able to analyse and solve complex problems in the industrial context, communicate ideas to others and work effectively in teams and exercise leadership skills. This is why all our Engineering degrees include a selection of management content or specialised modules throughout. Topics covered include business finance, project planning and management, intellectual property, health and safety, motivation theory, marketing, total quality management, ethics and professionalism. What's the difference?We offer four different Engineering subjects, each of which is available in six forms:BEng (3 years); BEng with Industry (4 years), BEng with Year Abroad (4 years)MEng (4 years); MEng with Industry (5 years), MEng with Year Abroad (5 years)The MEng places greater emphasis on industrially-related project work, advanced technical content and leadership, and automatically meets the academic requirements for Chartered Engineer (CEng) status. The MEng shares its first three years with the corresponding BEng programme.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,515per year

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University of Leicester

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    38th

  • Campus address

    University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7RH, England

More than 4,000 international students call Leicester home, sharing their cultures, faiths and ideas with each other and with students and staff across campus.
Leicester is in the centre of England with great transport links, making it easy to explore the whole country while studying there.
Want to explore further afield? Leicester has great European links – with one change of train, Leicester students can be in Paris by lunchtime.

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