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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

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course summary**• Study your foundation year, then progress to a degree with industry accreditation from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).• Develop a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of engineering principles and theories.• Gain the ability to design, model, simulate, analyse, prototype, construct and/or manufacture innovative products and aerospace systems• Develop the skills and attributes for a career in aerospace.• Gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of performance requirements, design and analysis methodologies.Become a high-quality graduate aerospace engineer with specialist knowledge of aerospace technology. You undergo a rigorous intellectual training that engenders an interest in current developments at the frontiers of the subject.**How you learn**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 experience and engage in a variety of learning activities as they progress through the course. We have designed a balanced mix of activities to enable knowledge acquisition, ensure understanding and develop you as a professional and enhance your employability.You learn through• lectures• tutorials• seminars• laboratory sessions• activity-based learning• group work• individual project• field trips• guest lectures• extra-curriculum activities• acting as mentors or student ambassadorsIn the foundation year, you’ll study the fundamental maths, science and engineering principles that you’ll need at undergraduate level, and apply them to a range of different topics. You’ll learn through many of the same techniques used on the degree course, and familiarise yourself with Sheffield Hallam and its facilities — ensuring that you’re ready to hit the ground running.**Applied learning****Work placements**You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your third and fourth years. It's your chance to work as an engineer or designer, applying what you've learned in a commercial environment, learning how industry works and making 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 means that many companies tell us they want to work with our students, who often 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• Bombardier• Lockheed Martin• Meggitt Aircraft Breaking Systems• Jaguar Land Rover**Live projects**As well as your placement, you have opportunities throughout your course to gain extracurricular experience on a variety of projects within the aerospace community.For example, by joining our student UAV society, rocket team or formula team, or by becoming a student ambassador or a student peer. You may also have the opportunity to spend time on a pilot training programme, such as the programme run by Northwestern Michigan College in the USA.**Networking opportunities**If you join this course you will join a strong community of aerospace students and academics. Our students are renowned in the aerospace industry for their dedication, spirit and sense of teamwork.

Application deadline

15 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

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 34 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    110 54%

    26th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    10th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.66 73%

    29th

    4

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