Aerospace Engineering and Aviation Management

We have long-standing teaching experience and excellent industry links in aerospace engineering and aviation management. The themes of this course could prepare you for a wide range of career options around the world.

  • You can expect innovative and hands-on learning experiences, with access to facilities* such as our Harrier Jet, flight simulation suite, Mercedes Petronas Wind Tunnel and industry-standard software.
  • Our professionally accredited courses* are recognised by industry and demonstrate credibility with employers.
  • Look forward to exciting field trips and placement opportunities*; previous student placements include Airbus, Boeing, GE Aviation, Lockheed Martin, Meggitt, Heathrow Airport and British Airways.
  • We have strong industry links with companies such as Emirates, Jaguar Land Rover, GE Aviation, Meggitt, UTC Aerospace Systems, Airbus, Rolls Royce, Unipart and Birmingham International Airport.
  • Our global alumni network includes graduates who have gone on to work for companies such as Airbus, Rolls Royce, Meggitt, Goodrich, HS Marston and Heathrow.

Our Aerospace Engineering and Aviation Management facilities

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Flight Simulators

Our simulators create an exciting way to learn, with 61 channels of flight data which can be analysed to assess the accuracy of a students’ own design. The simulators are incorporated into an air traffic control environment. .

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Harrier Jet

Our Harrier T4 allows you to gain hands-on experience with the parts, tools and mechanical aspects of a real aircraft. It is used by many engineering disciplines to learn how an aircraft works and how to maintain it.

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Wind Tunnel

Built and tested by the Mercedes AMG PETRONAS Formula One team, our open jet single return wind tunnel is used for teaching aerodynamics. You can also test your project work, such as wings, plane tails or full aircraft models.

More than a course

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