M.Sc. On Campus

Advanced Aeronautical Engineering and Space Systems

Queen Mary University of London

12 months
25150 GBP/year
11850 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Advanced Aeronautical Engineering and Space Systems MSc programme offered at Queen Mary University of London is for students with an engineering background who want to develop their expertise in aerospace engineering. You can tailor your degree to build on your experience, choosing modules that reflect your interests and chosen specialism.


What you'll study

On this Advanced Aeronautical Engineering and Space Systems MSc course offered at Queen Mary University of London, you’ll be at the forefront of innovation in aerodynamics. We’ll build on your existing expertise by giving you advanced skills in computational modelling, numerical techniques and an in-depth understanding of engineering approaches to current aerospace problems. 

You can then choose to specialise in one of several highly-sophisticated fields, such as spacecraft design, flight control and simulation, aeroelasticity, computational fluid dynamics, advanced aerodynamics and robotics.

You’ll gain the skills necessary to work in the aerospace engineering industry, whether as a researcher or as an engineer for a major aerospace company. You will also collaborate with researchers working on alternative fuel sources, future-proofing your career by keeping you at the forefront of innovation in this sector.

You’ll be integrated into one of our research teams and work on an aerospace engineering-related project, supervised by one of our research staff. You’ll have access to our excellent facilities, enabling you to conduct cutting edge research that can lead to publication at scientific conferences and in peer-reviewed journals.

  • Six elective modules
  • Research project

Career paths

You’ll leave this MSc as a very well-qualified graduate, with opportunities for employment in many leading industries as well as in research.

Our Industrial Liaison Forum gives you a chance to network with our industrial partners and build your professional contacts. 

Graduates from SEMS postgraduate programmes have gone onto a diverse range of job roles including:

  • Engineering Professionals – Civil, Design, Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace
  • Biochemist
  • Medical Scientist
  • Actuary
  • Management Consultant

SEMS graduates have skills that are sought after by a wide range of industries, employers include:

  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Rolls Royce
  • Airbus
  • Toyota
  • NHS

Programme Structure

Compulsory/Core modules

  • Extended Research Project
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Robotics
  • Aeroelasticity
  • Computational Engineering
  • Advanced Aircraft Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Degree requirements

  • A good 2:2 or above at undergraduate level in Engineering or a related discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25150 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11850 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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