Studying an Aerospace Engineering degree gives you expert training in the theory and operation of aeronautical vehicles, from jet-powered and propeller-driven planes to gliders and helicopters.
You will learn about the full engineering journey, from concept on the ground to handling in the sky. Whether your main interest concerns design, analysis, testing or flight, at Swansea we have it covered.
This multi-disciplinary course provides a real world insight into the atmosphere of our planet and the cosmos beyond, as well as the technologies needed to explore them.
As you progress, your developing analytical abilities will combine with hands-on experience of state-of-the-art equipment, establishing skills which are vital to securing employment in the wider aerospace industry.
WHY AEROSPACE ENGINEERING AT SWANSEA?
Engineering at Swansea University has a strong reputation and attracts students from across the world.
Did you know?
- Aerospace Engineering has recently been ranked 5thin the UK for its Graduate Prospects by the Times University Guide 2019.
- Within six months of graduating, 94% of Aerospace Engineering graduates are employed or in further study (16/17 Graduates DLHE).
This course offers you the opportunity to spend a YEAR IN INDUSTRY (UCAS H402), in the UK or overseas, giving valuable workplace experience as well as a salary that is currently over £15,000 on average. Support and guidance is provided to help secure your placement.
We also offer you the option to spend a YEAR ABROAD (UCAS 401) at a partner university which enriches the degree, giving a valuable cultural experience which can broaden your horizons when seeking employment.
YOUR AEROSPACE ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE
In your first year 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.
AEROSPACE ENGINEERING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Graduates of the BEng Aerospace Engineering degree at Swansea 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