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Aerospace engineering (H4)

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Aerospace engineering (H400) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to aircraft and spacecraft in the atmosphere and in space. Involves the study and application of specialist mathematics. Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
Aeronautical engineering (H410) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to the design, production and maintenance of aircraft. Involves the study and application of specialist mathematics. Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
Air passenger transport engineering (H411) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to the design, production and maintenance of passenger-carrying aircraft. Involves the study and application of specialist mathematics. Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
Air freight transport engineering (H412) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to the design, production and maintenance of freight-carrying aircraft. Involves the study and application of specialist mathematics. Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
Air combat engineering (H413) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to the design, production and maintenance of combat aircraft. Involves the study and application of specialist mathematics. Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
Astronautical engineering (H420) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to the design, production and maintenance of spacecraft. Involves the study and application of specialist mathematics. Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
Avionics (H430) The study of electronics as applied to aeronautics and astronautics. Involves the study and application of specialist mathematics. Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
Aerodynamics (H440) The study of the flow properties of gases, especially the forces acting on a body passing through air, and the interaction of the body's deformation with the flow. Involves the study and application of specialist mathematics. Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
Flight mechanics (H441) The study of natural or constructed bodies in flight; how they are affected and influenced by forces outside them. Involves the study and application of specialist mathematics. Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
Propulsion systems (H450) The study of aerospace locomotion and its driving force. Involves the study and application of specialist mathematics. Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
Aviation studies (H460) The study of the technical aspects of flying and navigation. Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
Aerospace engineering not elsewhere classified (H490) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into other Aerospace Engineering categories. To be used sparingly. Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering