Research course

Advanced Aeronautical Engineering

Imperial College London · Department of Aeronautics
MSc(Eng) by research

Entry requirements

Applicants should have been awarded, or expect to be awarded, a first class (1st) or upper second class (2:1) or equivalent degree in Engineering (Aeronautical or Mechanical).

Months of entry


Course content

Air travel is vital for the continued prosperity of the EU economy, and is predicted to grow significantly over the next 20 years. The challenge facing aviation is to meet the predicted growth in demand in a way that ensures that the environment is protected.

This MSc programme provides modules on the fundamental disciplines that are of prime importance for developing new enabling technologies vital to the design of more environmentally friendly future aircraft, and offers multi-disciplinary training in aircraft technologies for reducing environmental impact and life-cycle costs.

Department specialisms

Computational/experimental fluid dynamics; Turbulence; Bluff body/road vehicle aerodynamics; Aerospace vehicle design; Haeomodynamics; Hypersonics; Structural analysis and evaluation; Composites; Smart materials; Impact testing and modelling

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration

MSc(Eng) by research

full time
36 months

Course contact details

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