Taught course

Aerodynamics and Computation

University of Southampton · Aeronautics and Astronautics

Entry requirements

Upper second class honours degree (2:1 or equivalent) in Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Sciences or a related subject. Those candidates with relevant employment experience will be considered if they do not meet the requirements. Applications are assessed individually, and any candidates who do not match the standard profile but who have appropriate academic qualifications and/or industry experience are encouraged to apply.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc Aerodynamics and Computation programme focuses on numerical methods and the physics and computation modelling of turbulence. The programme will enhance students’ knowledge of flow physics and their ability to use state-of-the-art computational tools to improve industrial designs. This MSc suits graduates or qualified individuals from engineering, scientific and mathematical backgrounds wishing – to specialise in aerodynamics.

Compulsory modules include: Aerothermodynamics; Advanced Computational Methods I; Applications of CFD; Turbulence: Physics and Modelling; MSc Research Project.

Optional modules: four from: Advanced Computational Methods II, Aeroacoustics; Biological Flow; Design, Search and Optimisation; Experimental Methods for Aerodynamics; Flow Control; Hypersonic and High Temperature Gas Dynamics; Race Car Aerodynamics; Wing Aerodynamics; Numerical Methods.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Engineering and the Environment
+44 (0)23 8059 4651