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

All years: Dissertation; research methods for engineers; integrative project planning and management; safety, health and environmental engineering; fatigue and fracture; further finite element analysis; further computational fluid dynamics; non-destructive testing; condition monitoring; advanced propulsion; further aircraft materials; independent study for engineers; further aircraft structures.

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 £ 4,120 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Enquiries and Admissions Unit
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