Kingston University

Aerospace Engineering

Roehampton Vale
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Rank: 100 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: Roehampton Vale


Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2022/03/01

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £14900

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Kingston University has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

Reasons to choose Kingston– This course will enhance your career prospects in the aerospace industry and meets the requirements of the Engineering Council for the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC)– Through an individual research-based project, you will be able to specialise in a chosen field. This can be an excellent selling point when seeking a job or promotion.– Facilities include two teaching flight simulators, a Learjet aircraft, wind tunnels, materials testing, rapid prototyping and high performance computing facilities.About this courseThis course provides a strategic and practical overview of aerospace engineering and management. You will apply techniques such as advanced computer-based design, Computational Fluid Dynamics and Finite Elements Analysis. Complementary subjects include computer-integrated product development, green engineering and energy efficiency. This course will also broaden your understanding of the challenges facing the aerospace engineering industry. To prepare you for your future career, the course covers entrepreneurship, business, finance, research techniques and environmental issues.Example modules– Computational Fluid Dynamics for Aerospace Applications– Aerospace Stress Analysis and Advanced MaterialsCareer opportunitiesGraduates have gained positions at Rolls-Royce, CAA, Sterling Aerospace, Marshalls Aerospace, Royal Navy, Amsafe Armour, Solion Solar Energy, Easyjet, Lufthansa, Flybe, Hawkerhind and Precision Press Parts Corp


Entry requirements

A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in a related discipline. Candidates with non-standard qualifications but with relevant experience are welcome to apply.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (no element below 5.5)

Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Kingston University.

Professional bodies

  • Engineering Council

About this university

International students

The university attracts students from around the world and there are plenty of help and advice on hand to make the transition easier for them. This begins with welcome and orientation events at the beginning of studies and includes events designed to help students come to terms with their new home as well as organising matters such as a bank account, access to health care and even immigration and visas matters. There is an airport pick up service available and the Yellow Team are ambassadors on hand to offer help and advice. There is also language courses for those to whom English isn’t a native language. Kingston University Students’ Union is at the heart of activities outside the classroom as well as providing representation and support for its members. Their main building is on Penrhyn Road beside the bar and shop it operates. There are some 30 sports clubs and another 70 societies on offer while the volunteering department is the largest supplier of volunteers in the borough. It also runs another two bars and a shop on the other campuses. The clubs and societies offer something for all tastes including those around the arts such as drama, fashion and even anime and science fiction groups. There are cultural groups such as the Arab Society and the Hellenic Association as well as religious ones. Then there are academic groups such as the economics club or the engineering society. Finally, sports run from traditional team sports such as cricket and football through to activities such as cheerleading and martial arts as well as interests such as mountaineering and go karting.

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