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Aerospace Engineering, M.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #372 (QS) , KS,
The aerospace engineering discipline involves the design, production, operation, and support of aircraft and spacecraft. Aerospace engineers solve problems, design aircraft and spacecraft, conduct research, and improve processes for the aerospace industry.

About

KU aerospace engineering is an international leader in aerospace education and is committed to developing a global community of choice for students, educators, and researchers by strategically aligning teaching, research, and service missions. A world-class graduate and undergraduate education focused on designing, simulating, building, testing, and flying aerospace vehicles is provided. The department invests in research infrastructure and chooses outstanding students, faculty, and staff to conduct basic and applied research of relevance to aerospace vehicles and systems. The department supports the aerospace profession by educating the public, by maintaining the KU aerospace short-course program, and by advising policy-makers in government, industry, and disciplinary professional organizations.

Programme Structure

Course outcomes:

  • Competence in the analysis, test, and design of aerospace systems and components using contemporary techniques, equipment, and software.
  • An understanding of the professional responsibilities associated with the special public safety and economic aspects of the aerospace industry.
  • The ability to communicate analysis test, and design results to engineers and nonengineers.
  • The ability to work effectively in interdisciplinary teams.
  • An understanding of the need for lifelong learning.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation.  Recommenders will receive instructions on submission at the time the application is submitted.
  • Resume or CV
  • GRE score report
  • Statement of Objectives
  • TOEFL or IELTS score report (International students only)
  • Statement of Financial Resources (International students only)
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      977 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 977 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
    • National

      977 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 977 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
    • In-State

      420 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 420 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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    Living costs for Lawrence

    • 900 - 1400 USD/month
      Living Costs

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