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Aerospace engineering

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.
Students working on model aeroplane
Students working on aeroplane wing
Student in aeroplane simulation

Find your dream course


Course title UCAS entry tariff UCAS code
BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering 104 H410
BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering with Pilot Studies 104 H496
BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering with Space Technology 104 H400
BSc (Hons) Aerospace Technology with Management 96 H422
BSc (Hons) Aerospace Technology with Pilot Studies 96 H490
Initial Year for Extended Degrees in Engineering 48 H100
MEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering 120 H401
MEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering with Pilot Studies 120 H497
MEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering with Space Technology 120 H402
'During my studies at the University of Hertfordshire I was challenged to think differently, identifying solutions before problems, I was taught to use my initiative and leverage on teamwork.'

Kennedy Ameh

BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering