University of Hertfordshire Aerospace Engineering

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University of Hertfordshire Aerospace Engineering

University of Hertfordshire Aerospace Engineering

BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering with Optional Sandwich Placement/ Study Abroad

About the course

This Aerospace Engineering course specialises in aircraft design, especially aircraft structures, materials and aerodynamics.

What you will learn

You will learn CATIA, a computer-aided design package, as well as finite element analysis and computational fluid dynamics. You will also join other aerospace students to design a complete aircraft.

First Year: You will study aerospace technology and industry, engineering mathematics, engineering applications of mathematics, materials and electrical science, mechanical science, introduction to manufacturing technology, career skills development, introduction to design, fluid mechanics and thermodynamics.

Second Year: You will study aerothermodynamics, aerospace design, further engineering mathematics, computer-aided engineering, structural mechanics, dynamics and data acquisition and control systems, project management and product development.

Work placement year: You have the option of taking an integrated one-year professional placement during your Aerospace Engineering course.

Fourth Year (Final Year for BEng): You will study aerospace performance, propulsion and design, stability and control of aircraft, aerodynamics, mechanics and properties of materials, aerospace structural design and analysis, and an individual major project.

Final Year (MEng): You will study aeroelasticity, flight mechanics, CFD analysis for aerospace applications, human resources management, successful project delivery, and a team project.

Why choose this course?

  • This BEng Honours degree in Aerospace Engineering has an excellent, long-established reputation with the aerospace industry.
  • Experienced aerospace staff with a wealth of industrial know-how will teach you. We have an applied approach to teaching and our  contacts prove invaluable to graduates seeking employment.
  • Excellent facilities at the School of Engineering include the best equipment: flight simulator, wind tunnels, specialist laboratories and CAE software.

Entry requirements…

2017 entry 

UCAS have introduced a new tariff for 2017 entry so the points being asked for are substantially different to previous years.

104 UCAS points.

A levels to include Maths and either Physics or Technology or Engineering based subjects excl Gen Studies/Critical Thinking.

BTEC Extended Diploma in Engineering DMM to include Distinction in Further Maths.

Access to Engineering Diploma with 45 Level 3 credits at Distinction in Maths and Science or Principles units. All other L3 credits must be at Merit.

Engineering Advanced Diploma to include A level Maths as ASL component.

IB – 104 points from a minimum of 2 HL subjects at grade 4 or above to include HL Maths and Physics (with the remaining points to come from a combination of HL, SL and Core).

GCSE Maths and English Language at Grade 4 or above (Grade C or above under the old grading structure).

Professional Accreditations

Accredited for Chartered Engineer (CEng) status by the: