Staffordshire University

801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2019
101-125 th
European Teaching Rankings 2018
College Road, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 2DE, United Kingdom

Aeronautical Engineering (with placement year)

This course is ideal if you want to become a pilot, or work as an engineer or manager in the airline industry. On our Aeronautical Engineering degree we place special emphasis on flight deck design, particularly the relationship between pilot and modern fly-by-wire computer interfaces. You will learn about propulsion systems, which covers gas turbine engines, rocket engines and internal combustion engines. Get hands-on experience in our state-of-the-art labs, which include a flight simulator that can simulate Boeing and Airbus aircraft as well as helicopters, and a new computerised wind tunnel. The computer-aided design (CAD) techniques you’ll learn are the ones used by professional practitioners in the sector, including Finite Element Analysis and Computational Fluid Dynamics. Many of these subjects are taught in group-based projects so you can apply your skills and knowledge to a real aircraft engineering design brief.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Engineering/BEng
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus),Stoke-on-Trent
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Engineering/BEng
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus),Stoke-on-Trent
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus),Stoke-on-Trent
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £10,900