Taught course

Aerospace Technologies

University of Nottingham · Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering

Entry requirements

2:1 (international equivalent) in engineering and physical sciences or closely related degree.

Months of entry


Course content

Aerospace is a priority research area for the University, the Faculty of Engineering launched its Institute for Aerospace Technology in 2010. This will drive development of cutting-edge technology in this key research area, with the aim of radically improving all aspects of air transport. This degree has been accredited by the Royal Aeronautical Society under licence from the UK regulator, the Engineering Council.

This masters course is a multidisciplinary taught programme which complements the research strengths of the Institute for Aerospace Technology, drawing on the expertise of staff across the Faculty.

This programme aims to provide science or engineering graduates from a diversity of backgrounds, with a solid grounding in current aerospace technologies, together with options to develop an emphasis in manufacturing, advanced materials and structures, and power electronic systems.

The MSc comprises of three distinct "aerospace" streams; Aerospace Manufacturing, Aerospace Materials and Structures and Aerospace Power Electronics Systems. Students will choose which stream they wish to study. 60 credits of core compulsory modules will be studied and then a further 60 credits of modules will be taken in the chosen stream.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the Faculty of Engineering web pages.

For information on opportunities for funding for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0) 115 951 5559