Aerospace engineers are at the forefront of innovation, pushing the limits of technology - designing and manufacturing a broad range of aircraft, from light planes to space exploration vehicles. Aerospace engineering is a dynamic and exciting discipline which encourages practical engagement by putting industry-leading technology into your hands, using the latest computer-aided design packages and industry-standard simulation software.
Why choose this subject area?
- we are one of the oldest and largest Engineering Schools in the UK with an enduring legacy with the de Havilland Aircraft Corporation and BAE Systems
- we have excellent industry-standard facilities including flight simulators and wind tunnels
- ranked fifth for graduate prospects by Complete University Guide from a list of all institutions that offer Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering
- previous students have undertaken placement opportunities at some of the world's leading companies such as Google, Xerox, Rolls-Royce, IBM, GlaxoSmithKline, Microsoft, Ford, Airbus and Aston Martin.