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Bachelor in Aerospace Engineering (BEng) - Swansea
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Swansea University
Swansea, Wales
On campus
 3699 Points
3 Years
Start date
Sep 2023

Program Description

This bachelor in Aerospace Engineering (BEng) provides a real-world insight into the atmosphere of our planet and the cosmos beyond, as well as the technologies needed to explore them. You will develop your analytical abilities whilst gaining hands-on experience with state-of-the-art equipment, vital to securing employment in the wider aerospace industry.

In your first year in the Bachelor in Aerospace Engineering (BEng) you can take a flying lesson and throughout your course will be working with facilities like the Merlin MPX521 Engineering Flight Simulator, the JetCat P120 Engine, and multiple wind tunnels ensuring you are always fully up to speed.

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Year 1

Semester 1

Engineering Mathematics 1 (Aero & Civil)

Design and Laboratory Classes 1

Engineering Mechanics (Aero & Civil)

Introduction to Materials Engineering

Introduction to Aerospace Engineering

Engineering Skills for Aerospace Engineers

Semester 2

Engineering Mathematics 2 (Aero & Civil)

Strength of Materials (Aero & Civil)

Fluid Mechanics 1

Thermodynamics 1

Engineering Design 1

Problem-solving for Aerospace Engineers

Year 2

Semester 3

Thermodynamics 2

Research Project Preparation


Aerospace Systems

Structural Mechanics for Aerospace Engineers

Aerospace Control

Experimental Studies - Aerospace

Computer Aided Engineering (Aerospace)

Semester 4

Research Project Preparation

Experimental Studies - Aerospace

Dynamics 1 (Mech & Aero)

Engineering Design 2

Airframe Structures

Flight Mechanics

Year 3

Semester 5

Engineering Management

Rotorcraft Theory

Gas Dynamics

Research Project

Aerospace Engineering Design 3

Semester 6

Engineering Management

Research Project

Dynamics 2

Aerospace Engineering Design 3


Jobs - Careers

Graduates of the Bachelor in Aerospace Engineering (BEng) degree at Swansea University are set on course for a range of employment opportunities. Your future could lie in any of the following roles:

  • Aircraft Design Engineer
  • Rocket Scientist
  • Defence Engineer
  • Airline Pilot
  • High Speed Railway Engineer
  • Flight Test Engineer
  • Aerodynamicist in Motorsport and Sustainable Energy Sector

Our graduates go on to have interesting and varied careers at companies such as:

  • Rolls Royce
  • Airbus
  • BAE Systems
  • GE Aviation
  • Royal Air Force
  • Jaguar Land Rover

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