University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Aerospace Engineering

This programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills to succeed in an exciting and challenging sector. You will study aerospace structures and structural analysis, along with optional, specialist modules in areas such as aerodynamics and computational fluid dynamics, aircraft design, systems and optimisation methods, rotary wing aircraft and propulsion.

Entry requirements

A Bachelor's degree with a 2.1 (Honours) in mechanical, civil or general engineering. Due to the nature of this programme, students who have previously studied aerospace or aeronautical engineering are not likely to be eligible for this course. Successful applicants will have previous studies covering advanced mathematics, strength of materials, dynamics and basic fluid mechanics. We also welcome and accept students with a wide range of international equivalent qualifications.

Course modules

Modules include: Aerospace structures; professional project. Optional modules: Materials selection and failure analysis; rotary wing aircraft; design optimisation computational and experimental methods; aerospace vehicle design; finite element methods of analysis; mechatronics and robotics applications; vehicle and product systems design; computational fluid dynamics analysis.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships worth up to £3,000 available.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

School of Mechanical Engineering
Telephone number: 
0113 343 2149