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What will I learn?

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.

Careers

After completing the Aeronautical Engineering MSc, you’ll be able to apply for a wide range of technical, engineering, analytical, operation or management jobs within the aerospace and airline industries, including:

  • Aerospace engineer
  • Aircraft manufacturing
  • Armed forces
  • Government agencies
  • Civil Aviation Authority
  • Further and higher education

Eager for more knowledge? Upon completion, you’ll be ideally placed for further academic study at PhD level.

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (25 months)

Tuition fees
£14,500.00 (14,51,451) Overall cost
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Staffordshire University (Stoke-on-Trent Campus)

College Road,

Stoke on Trent,

Stoke-on-Trent,

ST4 2DE, England

Full Time (13 months)

Tuition fees
£14,500.00 (14,51,451) Overall cost
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Staffordshire University (Stoke-on-Trent Campus)

College Road,

Stoke on Trent,

Stoke-on-Trent,

ST4 2DE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Courses requiring a 2:1 degree: A Bachelor degree from a recognised institution with GPA 3.3 out of 4.0, Courses requiring a 2:2 degree: A Bachelor degree from a recognised institution with GPA 2.7 out of 4.0. IELTS score of 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each component or an equivalent approved qualification.

For international students

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.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University won a ‘Silver’ award in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for its excellent standards of teaching.

  • Home to award winning student experience
  • Invested over GBP 30m on campus facilities
  • 95.6% employed or in further study on graduation
  • Among top 50 universities in the UK