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Aircraft Engineering

Cranfield University

Master
36 months
Duration
23500 GBP/year
21500 GBP/year
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About

The Aircraft Engineering programme offered by the Cranfield University will broaden your understanding of aircraft engineering and design subjects and provide you with a strong foundation for career development in technical, integration and leadership roles.

Overview

The Aircraft Engineering programme offered by the Cranfield University provides accelerated development of engineering staff whilst delivering the right mix of technical and business skills for careers in the aerospace industry. 

The course will broaden your understanding of aircraft engineering and design subjects, and provide a strong foundation for career development in technical, integration and leadership roles. 

This accredited master's course supports your career development by meeting the further learning requirements for Chartered Engineer status. The Group project allows you to gain hands on experience of development and design lifecycle, and the Individual project allows you to investigate a topic that is of interest to your employer, with supervision from experienced staff.

Cranfield has been at the forefront of postgraduate education in aircraft engineering since 1946. We have a global reputation for our advanced postgraduate education and extensive applied research. You can be sure that your qualification will be valued and respected by employers.

Career

This course will provide you with the tools and experience to help enhance your career opportunities in the aerospace industry, enabling you to progress further in your present discipline, or move into other specialist or integration roles. Networking with students from different backgrounds is valuable to gain an appreciation of how other companies work.

This course can be used for Chartered Engineer status, which can result in new career opportunities for the future.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Tools for Integrated Product Development
  • Major Component Design and Manufacture
  • Introduction and Initial Aerospace Vehicle Design
  • Manufacturing
  • Methodologies for Integrated Product Development
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Fatigue, Fracture Mechanics and Damage Tolerance
  • Aircraft Loading Actions and Aeroelasticity
  • Detail Stressing
  • Airframe Systems
  • Introduction to Aircraft Structural Crashworthiness
  • Design, Durability and Integrity of Composite Aircraft Structures
  • Aircraft Performance for Aircraft Engineering
  • Flight Dynamics Principles for Aircraft Engineering
  • Methodologies for Integrated Product Development

Audience

We recognise the challenge of undertaking part-time study while you are working. This course is specifically designed for people working in engineering or technical management positions in the aerospace industry who wish to study for an accredited master's degree while they are in employment.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Although there are no set application deadlines, we recommend that you apply as early as possible.

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

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.
92
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

A first or second class UK honours degree, or equivalent, in an engineering discipline. We also invite applications from professionals with HNC/HND qualifications if supported by substantial work experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    21500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

EU:

  • PgDip Part-time: £17,700 
  • PgCert Part-time: £10,700 

International:

  • PgDip Part-time: £17,700 
  • PgCert Part-time: £10,700

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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