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25750 GBP/year
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About

The Aerospace Engineering programme at the University of Glasgow is a multi-disciplinary programme that covers all aspects of modern aircraft design. This involves developing essential knowledge and skills in advanced aerodynamics and aerospace systems. By choosing specific options in the second semester the degree programme can be tailored to provide specialisms in either Aeronautics or Systems.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Why this programme

  • The University of Glasgow has been the home of aerospace research for over 60 years. This long-standing activity has culminated in the Division of Aerospace Sciences having internationally recognised expertise in all areas of aeronautics and aerospace systems.
  • Students in this programme can benefit from access to our outstanding facilities: including several wind tunnels, a flight simulation lab, an autonomous unmanned vehicle (UAV) laboratory, helicopter test rig laboratories, structural testing apparatus and computer labs for modelling and simulation.
  • The programme is in the process of gaining reaccreditation with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
  • The school has an Athena Swan Bronze Award, demonstrating the school’s commitment to supporting women in scientific studies and careers, and to improving the working environment for all.

Career Prospects

Career opportunities include aerospace, defence, laser targeting systems, renewable energy, radar development, structural engineering, autonomous systems and systems modelling.

Graduates of this programme have gone on to work for companies such as ALTEN, Iberia Express, UTC Aerospace Systems and ALTEN. Positions include Avionic and Mission System Engineer, Scientist and Graduate Engineer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Flight Dynamics
  • Control Systems Analysis and Design
  • Navigation Systems
  • Simulation of Aerospace Systems
  • Space Flight Dynamics
  • Physics of Fluids

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2.1 equivalent degree (GPA 3.0) in any Engineering Discipline or Physical Sciences/Maths degree that contains the core modules: Aerodynamics (or Fluid Mechanics or Thermodynamics), Control Engineering, Kinematics (or Dynamics), Materials Science and Maths.
  • Applicants with a high 2.2 equivalent degree classification but 2:1 standard marks in core modules may be considered for entry.
  • A copy (or copies) of your official degree certificate(s) (if you have already completed your degree)
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
  • Official English translations of the certificate(s) and transcript(s)
  • One reference letter on headed paper
  • Evidence of your English language ability (if your first language is not English)
  • Any additional documents required for this programme (see Entry requirements for this programme)
  • A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25750 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10950 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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