The only Russell Group university to combine Aeronautics and Astronautics degrees

Master of Engineering in Aeronautics & Astronautics

Master of Engineering in Aeronautics & Astronautics

Our Aeronautics and Astronautics graduates are in high demand from some of the world’s leading companies.

Aeronautics and Astronautics covers advanced aeronautics and space applications, preparing you to design future aircraft, race cars, jet engines, satellites and rockets. In your first two years, you will gain a solid foundation in aerospace engineering such as aerodynamics, astronautics and propulsion along with a wider appreciation of the economic, legal and environmental issues associated with aircraft operations and aircraft performance.

In your final two years you can choose from a broad range of subjects, including modern languages.

Course Code

Course Code

JPT (R/525/6/0065)
09/26 MQA/FA4644

Intake

Intake

September

Duration

Duration

4 Years

Delivery Model

Delivery Model

2 Years in Malaysia,
2 Years in UK

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Why Study this Course

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Course Structure

The first two years of our courses provide a solid, focused, foundation for the design and operation of air vehicles and spacecraft.

You will follow a core set of modules before specialising in your chosen area in the third and fourth years.

Typical Course Content

Typical Course Content

  • Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Aeronautics and Astronautics / Aerodynamics
  • Aeronautics and Astronautics / Air Vehicle Systems Design
  • Aeronautics and Astronautics / Computational Engineering and Design
  • Aeronautics and Astronautics / Engineering Management
  • Aeronautics and Astronautics / Materials and Structures
  • Aeronautics and Astronautics / Spacecraft Engineering
  • Design and Computing
  • Mechanics, Structures and Materials
  • ThermoFluids
  • Electrical and Electronics Systems
  • Introduction to Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Mathematics for Engineering and the Environment
  • Systems Design and Computing
  • Engineering Management and Law
  • Mathematics for Engineering and the Environment Part II
  • Aerodynamics
  • Astronautics
  • Systems Design and Computing
  • Materials and Structures
  • Engineering Management and Law
  • Propulsion
  • Mechanics of Flight
  • Individual Project
  • Aerothermodynamics
  • Aerospace Control Systems
  • Aircraft Structural Design

Optional Modules:

  • Accounting and Finance for Engineers
  • Advanced Computational Methods I
  • Advanced Finite Element Analysis
  • Advanced Partial Differential Equations
  • Advanced Photovoltaics, Fuel Cells and Batteries
  • Aeroacoustics
  • Aeroelasticity
  • Aerospace Control Design
  • Aerothermodynamics
  • Aircraft Propulsion
  • Aircraft Structures
  • Applications of CFD
  • Automobile Systems
  • Automotive Propulsion
  • Biological Flow
  • Biomaterials
  • Composites Engineering Design and Mechanics
  • Computational Methods in Biomedical Engineering Design
  • Concurrent Spacecraft Design
  • Control and Instrumentation
  • Design Search and Optimisation (DSO) – Principles, Methods, Parameterizations and Case Studies
  • Experimental Methods for Aerodynamics
  • Failure of Materials and Components
  • Finite Element Analysis in Solid Mechanics
  • Flow Control
  • Heat Transfer and Applications
  • Human Factors in Engineering
  • Hypersonic & High Temperature Gas Dynamics
  • Manufacturing and Materials
  • Materials for Transport Applications
  • Operational Research
  • Optimisation
  • Orthopaedic Biomechanics
  • Principles of Photovoltaics, Fuel Cells and Batteries
  • Race Car Aerodynamics
  • Renewable Energy from Environmental Flows: Wind, Wave and Tide
  • Space Environment
  • Spacecraft Instrumentation
  • Spacecraft Orbital Mechanics
  • Spacecraft Propulsion
  • Spacecraft Structural Design
  • Sustainable energy systems, resources and usage
  • Turbulence
  • Wing Aerodynamics
  • Group Design Project
  • Advanced Management

Optional modules:

  • Accounting and Finance for Engineers
  • Advanced Computational Methods I
  • Advanced Finite Element Analysis
  • Advanced Partial Differential Equations
  • Advanced Photovoltaics, Fuel Cells and Batteries
  • Aeroacoustics
  • Aeroelasticity
  • Aerospace Control Design
  • Aerothermodynamics
  • Aircraft Propulsion
  • Aircraft Structures
  • Applications of CFD
  • Automobile Systems
  • Automotive Propulsion
  • Biological Flow
  • Biomaterials
  • Composites Engineering Design and Mechanics
  • Computational Methods in Biomedical Engineering Design
  • Concurrent Spacecraft Design
  • Control and Instrumentation
  • Design Search and Optimisation (DSO) – Principles, Methods, Parameterizations and Case Studies
  • Experimental Methods for Aerodynamics
  • Failure of Materials and Components
  • Finite Element Analysis in Solid Mechanics
  • Flow Control
  • Heat Transfer and Applications
  • Human Factors in Engineering
  • Hypersonic & High Temperature Gas Dynamics
  • Manufacturing and Materials
  • Materials for Transport Applications
  • Operational Research
  • Optimisation
  • Orthopaedic Biomechanics
  • Principles of Photovoltaics, Fuel Cells and Batteries
  • Race Car Aerodynamics
  • Renewable Energy from Environmental Flows: Wind, Wave and Tide
  • Space Environment
  • Spacecraft Instrumentation
  • Spacecraft Orbital Mechanics
  • Spacecraft Propulsion
  • Spacecraft Structural Design
  • Sustainable energy systems, resources and usage
  • Turbulence
  • Wing Aerodynamics

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Entry Requirements

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career-opportunities

Career Opportunities

University of Southampton degrees are highly valued by employers and studying at both our Malaysian and UK Campuses will equip you with the skills to operate globally.

Our MEng Aeronautics and Astronautics degree open up a wide range of exciting career opportunities. 

  • Aerospace engineer
  • Pilot
  • Race car designer
  • IT and management consultant
  • Software and systems engineer
  • Dyson
  • European Space Agency
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Surrey Satellite Technology
  • UK Space Agency
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