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Aircraft Engineering with Pilot Studies MEng (Hons)

University of Salford

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Our unique MEng (Hons) Aircraft Engineering with Pilot Studies degree combines the practical and theoretical aspects of flying with the underlying principles of aircraft engineering. Accredited by professional institutions, including the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) and Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), you’ll be educated to the highest industry standards.** Flying is an increasingly popular mode of travel and is predicted to grow even further. Gain the skills to design, manage and fly the next generation of aircrafts with our Aircraft Engineering with Pilot Studies degree at Salford. You’ll follow a four-year programme – or five with an industry placement year – which combines mathematics, science, computer-based methods, and design and engineering to solve complex aircraft engineering problems. Gain hands-on experience in our established aeronautical and mechanical facility, featuring a Merlin MP520-T flight simulator and an Elite Flight Training System. Prior to your final year, you will complete a flight test course using the Cranfield National Flying Laboratory. You will also have the option to follow a structured pilot training programme to gain a Private Pilot Licence.Features • Take a placement year to develop essential skills further, adding ‘with Professional experience’ to your final degree award• Gain proficiency and knowledge in the planning of multiple leg flight plans and build awareness and experience of aviation meteorology• Learn the engineering principles that underpin the design of propulsion systems for the aerospace industry and have an introduction to the principles of gas turbine theory and jet engines• Explore the theory of business economics in route planning, learning the techniques and methodologies used for navigating an aircraft using modern navigation aids• Build in-depth knowledge of avionic systems used in modern aircraft, including communication, flight instruments, flight management, automatic flight, warning and recording and passenger systems• Understand the properties and applications of materials and of the principles of electronic and electrical engineering• In your final year, you’ll take your studies to postgraduate level, completing modules in engineering computation, aerospace system design and aerodynamics

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University of Salford

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    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

The University of Salford is a global institution, with over 3,000 international students from 150 countries studying at its historic campus near Manchester.
Salford is part of Greater Manchester: a friendly, diverse, affordable city region in the UK with many placement, internship and part-time work opportunities.
The University of Salford has awarded many scholarships over the last five years to support high-achieving international students from around the world.

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