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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Paisley Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 - 4 Years

Course summary

Aircraft engineers are responsible for the safety of thousands of air passengers every year. They play a critical role in the design and certification of an airworthy aircraft in accordance with aviation standards.

The MEng (Hons) Aircraft Engineering course will provide you with skills related to aircraft design, manufacturing, aerodynamic and structural design and to the repair and overhaul sectors.

Designed in partnership with aerospace industry employers, this course includes visits to organisations such as Spirit AeroSystems and British Airways. A number of final year projects are also undertaken in collaboration with industry.

Accreditaiton is being sought for the MEng (Hons) from both the IMechE and the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS).

CAREER PROSPECTS

Jobs

A 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 and aircraft technician roles, as well as structural aircraft design and maintenance.

Further Study

Some graduates choose further study, leading to an MSc, PhD or teaching qualification.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : BBB

Including Maths and Physics plus GCSE English.Year 2 entry with A Levels in ABB including Maths and Physics.

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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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