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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Paisley Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This programme will provide you with skills appropriate to aircraft design, manufacturing, aerodynamic and structural design and repair and overhaul sectors.Designed in partnership with aerospace industry employers, the programme offers visits to organisations such as Spirit AeroSystems and British Airways whilst a number of final year Honours projects are undertaken in collaboration with industry. Guest speakers will deepen your understanding of the subject.Career prospectsA shortage of aircraft engineers ensures that your skills will be in demand by aerospace companies locally, nationally and internationally, allowing you to take on roles in design, manufacture or maintenance. Career opportunities include junior management roles, technicians, structural aircraft design and maintenance.Placement/Work-based learningThe local aerospace industry has frequently recruited graduates from this programme and these employers also help to continually inform the strategic direction of the programme, ensuring it is fit for local, national and international aerospace employment. Site visits to large aerospace employers such as Spirit AeroSystems and British Airways are offered to students on this programme whilst a number of final year honours projects are undertaken in collaboration with local industry ensuring that students nearing graduation are offered genuine aircraft industry exposure enhancing their employment readiness. A few unpaid short term summer internships are available in local aerospace companies further enhancing the practical experience and employability skills of graduates from this programme. Laboratories and practical software sessions are integrated into all levels of study ensuring active learning is prevalent in the programme.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    103rd

  • Campus address

    University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BE, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 34 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    130 64%

    17th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

    28
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    23rd

    22

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