Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Advanced Computational Methods for Aeronautics, Flow Management and Fluid-Structure Interaction

This course provides advanced training in computational methods, underlying physical principles, and appropriate experimental techniques; it is suitable for applicants who wish to enhance their engineering training or convert to an advanced engineering discipline from backgrounds in mathematics, physics or computer science.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2.1 or above), preferably in engineering; physics; mathematics or computer science.

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced flight mechanics; aeroelasticity and fluid-structure interaction; analysis of laminated composites; compressible flow; control theory; experimental fluid dynamics; finite difference methods; finite element methods; fundamentals of fluid mechanics; hydrodynamic stability; linear algebra; navier-stokes equations and turbulence modelling; separated flows and fluid-structure interaction; structural dynamics; technology of sensors and actuators.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through examinations, computational lab work, reports, computing assignments and short online quizzes.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 10,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 27,100 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 13,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
South Kensington Campus Kensington and Chelsea SW7 2AZ South East

Key information

Department of Aeronautics
Telephone number: 
020 7594 5066