Cranfield University

Cranfield University

Aircraft Engineering

The MSc in Aircraft Engineering provides the right mix of technical and business skills for careers in the aerospace industry. The course will broaden your understanding of aircraft engineering and design subjects and provide a strong foundation for career development in technical, integration and leadership roles. This accredited masters course supports your career development by meeting the further learning requirements for chartered engineer status. The group design project allows you to experience the aerospace product development lifecycle, and the individual research project allows you to investigate a topic that is of interest to your employer.

Entry requirements

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Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip

1st or 2nd Class UK Honours degree, or equivalent, in an engineering discipline. We also invite applications from professionals with HNC/ HND qualifications if supported by substantial work experience. If you are an international student you will need to provide evidence that you have achieved a satisfactory test result in an English qualification. The minimum standard expected from a number of accepted courses are as follows: IELTS - 6.5; TOEFL - 92; Pearson PTE Academic - 65; Cambridge English Scale - 180; Cambridge English: Advanced - C; Cambridge English: Proficiency - C.

MSc

1st or 2nd Class UK Honours degree, or equivalent, in an engineering discipline. We also invite applications from professionals with HNC/ HND qualifications if supported by substantial work experience.

Course modules

Core modules: initial aerospace vehicle design; initial aerospace vehicle design; tools for integrated product development; major component design and manufacture; methodologies for integrated product development; manufacturing. Optional: finite element analysis; fatigue, fracture mechanics and damage tolerance; design applications of composite aircraft structures; airframe system design; avionic system design; aircraft performance; introduction to aircraft structural crashworthiness; aircraft loading actions and aeroelasticity; detail stressing; flight dynamics principles.

Assessment methods

Taught modules 40%, Group project 30%, Individual research project 30%

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time February 2017 GBP 21,000 per Whole course (EU) 3 years
MSc Part-time February 2017 GBP 21,000 per Whole course (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time February 2017 GBP 21,000 per Whole course (International) 3 years
MSc Part-time February 2017 GBP 21,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time February 2017 GBP 21,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time February 2017 GBP 21,000 per Whole course (Wales) 3 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time February 2017 GBP 16,000 per Whole course (International) 2 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time February 2017 GBP 16,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time February 2017 GBP 16,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time February 2017 GBP 16,000 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time February 2017 GBP 16,000 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time February 2017 GBP 16,000 per Whole course (England) 2 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time February 2017 GBP 8,000 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time February 2017 GBP 8,000 per Whole course (England) 2 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time February 2017 GBP 8,000 per Whole course (International) 2 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time February 2017 GBP 8,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time February 2017 GBP 8,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time February 2017 GBP 8,000 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

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