Aeronautical Engineering

Carlos III University of Madrid

18 months
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The Master in Aeronautical Engineering (MAE) is the official program at Carlos III University of Madrid providing, at a time, full professional accreditation as Aeronautical Engineer in Spain and an internationally-focused high-level education enabling individuals to develop their professional career in all sectors of the aeronautical and space industries, agencies, and research centers.


In order to achieve these two goals the syllabus of the Master in Aeronautical Engineering at Carlos III University of Madrid combines a core, covering all fields of Aerospace Technology, with focus on high-potential areas such as Integral Aircraft and Satellite Design, Aeronautical and Space Propulsion, Aerospace Navigation and Control, Experimental Techniques and Advanced Computational Methods.

Learning outcomes

The Master consists of 90 ECTS, including a Thesis, distributed in 3 semesters. Optional extensions of up to 30 ECTS will be available for individuals wishing a deeper specialization or enrolling in a PhD program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computational Aerodynamics
  • Astrodynamics and Atmospheric Flight Dynamics
  • Air Navigation Systems
  • Airports
  • Aerospace Manufacturing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Students holding a Spanish Degree. Entail possession of a bachelor’s degree in aerospace or aeronautical engineering, or an equivalent degree with a minimum of 180 ECTS.

  • Students in the last year of their bachelor’s studies may also apply for admission; their application will be considered upon confirmation that they have successfully completed their bachelor’s program.
  • Graduates from non-aerospace programs could also be considered in the terms established in the regulation CIN/308/2009 in order to grant the students finishing the Master the professional accreditation of Aeronautical Engineer in Spain.

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