University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Aeronautical Engineering

A key element in the employment of postgraduate engineers is progression to management, so students develop relevant managerial skills during this course, as well as an awareness of the wider issues that impinge on the aeronautical industry, such as the environment and safety.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.2 Honours degree in aeronautical or aerospace engineering, although other applicants with a relevant engineering degree are considered; the course welcomes international applicants and requires an English level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules:

Advanced Propulsion
Advanced Aircraft Design
Strategic Leadership and Management for Engineers
Research Methods
Masters Dissertation (60 credits)

Optional modules:

Finite Element Analysis
Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics
Further FEA*
Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics*
Fatigue and Fracture*
Advanced Materials and Manufacture*
Flight Dynamics

*Specified module choices for University of South Wales graduates.

Assessment methods

Continually assessed coursework or a mixture of coursework and exams; the dissertation has 3 elements of assessment: A thesis, a poster presentation and a viva voce.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time February 2017 - 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cardiff (Atrium) Campus Cardiff CF37 1DL Wales

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