Aeronautics & Astronautics-Advanced Materials: University of Southampton

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School of Engineering Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
Astronomy Aerospace
4 years
App Deadline 
UK/EU students can apply between mid September and 15 January and International students can apply between mid September and 30 June, for entry in October
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The sky is not the limit, it is just the beginning. Aeronautics and astronautics encompasses a broad range of disciplines within the field of aerospace engineering.
Aeronautics and astronautics courses cover applications to the specification, design and construction of aircraft, engines, satellites and other spacecraft.
MEng Aeronautics & Astronautics/Advanced Materials programme provides an excellent grounding in both aerospace engineering and materials engineering. The specialist modules in Years 3 and 4 reflect the international excellence of the University's research in engineering materials and our strong industrial research links.
Course overview
This programme offers in-depth study of the selection of appropriate materials in design and manufacture, along with an understanding of how those materials behave in service.
Course content

  • Aerodynamics
  • Aerospace and structural design
  • Aircraft dynamics, propulsion and structures
  • Astronautics and spacecraft engineering
  • Avionics
  • Materials engineering
  • Mathematics for engineering sciences
  • Mechanics of flight
  • Modelling and computing

Entry requirements

  • A levels: AAA, including mathematics and physics (general studies not accepted), plus GCSE English language grade C (minimum)
  • IB: 34 points, including a total of 12 in mathematics and physics at higher level
  • Intake: 80–90 students
  • Average applicants per place: 10
  • Selection process: UCAS application

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