Taught course

Aerospace Engineering

University of Leeds · School of Mechanical Engineering

Entry requirements

A degree equivalent to a UK upper second class honours (2:1), or higher, 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.

Months of entry


Course content

Demand for aerospace engineering graduates is rising, both in the UK and overseas. In fact, the UK aerospace industry is the second biggest in the world after the USA, and it’s home to some of the world’s leading aerospace companies such as Airbus, Astrium, BAE Systems, GKN and Rolls-Royce.

Taught by expert academics in a leading research environment, this programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills to succeed in an exciting and challenging sector. You’ll 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.

Information for international students

Students from outside the EU are guaranteed a place in University accommodation if they are accepted on the course, and apply for accommodation before the deadline. If English is not your first language, you will need a recognised English Language qualification eg IELTS ot TOEFL.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Team
+44 (0)113 343 2149