Aeronautics & Astronautics - Airvehicle Systems Design: University of Southampton

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Degree 
MEng
Address
School of Engineering Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
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Subject
Astronomy Aerospace
Duration 
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
Scholarship and Grants 

http://www.southampton.ac.uk/scholarships

Telephone 
+44 (0)23 8059 2840/4885
Fax 
+44 (023) 8059 5167
Website 
http://www.southampton.ac.uk/ses/aero



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.
This programme focuses on aeronautical topics with a particular emphasis on to helicopters and fixed wing aircraft, engine design and avionics. Using a complete vehicle systems approach, you will also learn about modern design, search and optimisation techniques.
Course overview
This programme provides you with an aeronautical focus to your study and covers helicopters and fixed wing aircraft, engine design and avionics. A complete vehicle systems approach is emphasised and you will also learn about modern design, search and optimisation techniques.
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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