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Aerospace Engineering with Foundation Year BEng (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.****Course summary:**- Study your foundation year, then progress to the main degree- Develop your knowledge and understanding of engineering principles and theories.- Design, model, simulate, analyse, prototype, construct and manufacture innovative products and aerospace systems.- Build proficiency in performance requirements, design and analysis methodologiesThroughout the course you’ll undergo rigorous training at the frontiers of aerospace technology to become a highly-skilled graduate. You’ll be preparing for a successful career in aerospace research and development, manufacturing, product design, testing, service, maintenance or other commercial engineering enterprises.**How you learn:**All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.The course is suitable if you don’t meet the entry requirements for our BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other engineering, maths and physics foundation year students, then move on to the degree.You’ll experience a variety of learning environments throughout the course. Using a balanced mix of activities, we’ll develop both your knowledge and understanding of complex subjects, helping you develop as a highly-valued aerospace professional.You learn through:- lectures- tutorials- seminars- laboratory sessions- computer-based sessions- activity-based learning- group work- an individual project- field trips- guest lectures- extracurricular activities- acting as mentors or student ambassadors**Applied learning - Work placements**You’ll have the opportunity to undertake a year-long work placement between the second and third years of gthe main degree. It's your chance to work as an engineer or designer, applying what you've learned in a commercial environment. You’ll also learn how the industry works and make valuable connections for your future career.We have a dedicated and experienced team to help you to find a placement. Our strong links with industry and excellent reputation mean companies actively seek our students for employment. Often students return from their industrial placements with sponsorships and job offers. Previous students have worked in a variety of technical roles for companies including Rolls-Royce, Airbus, Boeing, General Electric, Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems and the Ministry of Defence.**Live projects**As well as your placement, you’ll have opportunities throughout your course to gain extracurricular experience on a variety of projects within the aerospace community. Join our student aerospace societies, space academic network or formula team – or become a student ambassador or peer. You may also be able to experience training programmes such as piloting or computer simulations. **Competitions**There are also opportunities to take part in national and international engineering competitions, such asthe Heavy Lift Challenge or UAS competition – which involves designing, building and testing a remote-controlled aerial vehiclethe SAC (Spaceport America Cup) – a US-based event where universities collaborate to build and fly a rocketFormula Student – where you design and build a race car to test in a competitionEngineering Without Borders – a competition to find an engineering solution to a problem in the developing world

Application deadline

25 January

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UCAS Points : 80

This must include at least 32 points from one A level or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For example:CDD at A Level.MMP in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include a maximum of one AS level, EPQ and general studies

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    66th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Home to a globally diverse student community from 100 countries, Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan, and Malaysia.
Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities collaborate on a range of research and teaching projects and study exchange programmes.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working, or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 33 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    111 51%

    29th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    11th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.57 71%

    25th

    4

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