Taught course

Aeronautical Engineering

Staffordshire University · Digital Technologies and Arts
MScMSc with Placement

Entry requirements

Normal entry requirements are at least a 2:2 honours degree or equivalent in a related engineering or technology discipline.  Alternatively, if you have significant appropriate experience and capable of responding to postgraduate work, your application will be considered.

If your first language is not English a minimum score of IELTS 6 or TOEFL 550 (213 computer-based) is normally required.

Months of entry


Course content

Gain the skills and knowledge to work as an aeronautical engineer in the aerospace industry, in the UK or overseas. Secure a paid work placement to boost your industry knowledge and career success.

The aerospace industry is one of the UK's most successful sectors. Our well-established course is recognised by major international companies such as Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Airbus Helicopters and BAE Systems.

You’ll apply advanced theories to their practical application and work in our specialist laboratories using industry standard design and analysis software. Experience real aircraft systems with our flight simulator and wind tunnel.

For an exhilarating break from study, you can take to the skies, thanks to student membership at a local gliding club!

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MSc Aeronautical Engineering

Work placements

If you choose to complete a work placement, we’ll work with you to identify a suitable organisation.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    13-17 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MSc with Placement
    full time
    30 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Enquiries Team
+44 (0) 1782 294 400