Aeronautical Engineering Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Southampton 75% 2% 8% £9250 £22760 173 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 75% 2% 8% £9250 £22760 173 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of the Highlands and Islands 72% 5% 45% £9000 £13620 118 Inverness On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 75% 2% 8% £9250 £22760 173 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 75% 2% 8% £9250 £22760 173 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 75% 2% 8% £9250 £22760 173 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 75% 2% 8% £9250 £22760 173 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 88% 0% 9% £9250 £19500 169 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 88% 0% 9% £9250 £22760 169 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 85% 0% 3% £9250 £24700 187 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 75% 1% 25% £9250 £22760 173 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 75% 1% 25% £9250 £22760 158 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 82% 0% 0% £37000 £94590 196 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 78% 0% 5% £11350 £25050 178 Liverpool On campus Full-time
De Montfort University 71% 3% 12% £8170 £16100 116 Leicester On campus Full-time
Teesside University 70% 5% 11% £6500 £13000 128 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 53% 0% 5% £9250 £13842 135 Brighton On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 87% 5% 0% £9250 £9250 £24450 £25670 156 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 75% 2% 4% £9250 £22760 178 Southampton On campus Full-time
Durham University 78% 5% 6% £9250 £28500 204 Durham On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 81% 0% 2% £9250 £21400 166 Belfast On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 82% 0% 2% £9250 £24700 186 Bristol On campus Full-time
Swansea University 87% 15% 15% £9000 £20650 133 Swansea On campus Full-time
De Montfort University 71% 3% 12% £9250 £14750 116 Leicester On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 87% 5% 0% £9250 £9250 £24450 £25670 156 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Teesside University 70% 5% 11% £9250 £13000 128 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Swansea University 87% 15% 15% £9000 £20650 133 Swansea On campus Full-time
Loughborough University of Technology 86% 5% 5% £9250 £25700 158 Loughborough On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 91% 4% 0% £9250 £9250 £24450 £25670 181 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 75% 2% 4% £9250 £19500 178 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 91% 2% 8% £9250 £22760 174 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 75% 2% 8% £9250 £22760 173 Southampton On campus Full-time
Brunel University 63% 0% 10% £9250 £19855 128 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
City University London 58% 10% 0% £9250 £19770 143 London On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 75% 2% 5% £9250 £22760 177 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 93% 2% 8% £9250 £22760 183 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 82% 5% 0% £37000 £94590 195 Glasgow On campus Full-time
City University London 58% 10% 0% £9250 £19770 143 London On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 75% 2% 15% £9250 £22760 173 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 64% 0% 0% £9250 £22760 177 Southampton On campus Full-time
Imperial College of Science 80% 0% 1% £9250 £35100 201 London On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 64% 0% 0% £9250 £22760 177 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 75% 2% 15% £9250 £22760 192 Southampton On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 60% 0% 10% £9250 £14000 116 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 75% 2% 8% £9250 £22760 173 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 75% 2% 5% £9250 £19500 177 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 72% 5% 5% £9000 £12600 105 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 53% 0% 10% £9250 £13842 91 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 82% 0% 0% £27750 £84080 £95800 173 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Swansea University 71% 5% 7% £9000 £20650 135 Swansea On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 91% 4% 10% £9250 £9250 £24450 £25670 151 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Loughborough University of Technology 84% 0% 2% £9250 £20750 158 Loughborough On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 77% 3% 0% £9250 £26500 141 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 53% 0% 10% £9250 £13842 91 Brighton On campus Full-time
Cardiff and Vale College 53% 0% 10% £9250 £15400 91 Rumney On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 60% 0% 10% £9250 £14000 121 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Teesside University 70% 10% 15% £9250 £13000 121 Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 72% 0% 5% £9000 £12600 94 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Swansea University 71% 5% 7% £9000 £20050 135 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 72% 5% 5% £9000 £12600 105 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 60% 0% 10% £9250 £14000 121 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
City University London - - - £21420 £21420 - London On campus Part-time
The University of Manchester 72% 5% 5% - - 159 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 81% 15% 10% - - 108 Hatfield On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University - 20% 0% £9000 - 71 Wrexham On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University - 20% 0% £9000 - 71 Wrexham On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 78% 0% 5% - - 178 Sheffield On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 87% 5% 0% - - 156 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 87% 5% 0% £2975 - 156 Wrexham On campus Part-time
Coventry University 87% 5% 0% - - 156 Coventry On campus Part-time
Queen Mary University of London 71% 3% 12% - - 116 London On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 91% 10% 5% - - 188 Leeds On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 70% 5% 11% - - 128 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 70% 5% 11% £5940 - 128 Wrexham On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 61% 0% 18% - - 147 London On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 91% 5% 0% - - 150 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 78% 0% 5% - - 178 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 76% 3% 0% £9250 - 146 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 90% 10% 0% £9250 - 120 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 65% - 15% £6000 - 127 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 62% 0% 3% - - 140 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Kingston University 62% 10% 9% £9250 - 99 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 65% - 14% £6000 - 134 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 64% 8% 0% - - 123 Hatfield On campus Full-time
University of Bath 75% 0% 0% - - 178 Bath On campus Full-time
University of the West of Scotland 100% 9% 14% - - 123 Paisley On campus Full-time
University of Bath 75% 0% 0% - - 182 Bath On campus Full-time
Kingston University 62% 10% 9% £9250 - 99 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
University of Salford 53% 0% 9% - - 117 Salford On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 64% 8% 0% - - 123 Hatfield On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 62% 0% 3% - - 140 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 91% 10% 5% - - 188 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 64% 8% 0% - - 123 Hatfield On campus Full-time
University of Salford 53% 0% 0% - - 154 Salford On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 65% - 15% £9250 - 127 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 78% 0% 5% - - 178 Liverpool On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 91% 5% 0% - - 150 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 45% 0% 20% £9250 - 50 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of the West of England 71% 5% 4% - - 115 Bristol On campus Full-time
Farnborough College of Technology - - - £5000 £7500 - Farnborough On campus Full-time
Nelson and Colne College - - - £8250 - - Nelson On campus Full-time
Chichester College - - 40% £6500 - - Chichester On campus Full-time
Yeovil College - - 40% £6594 - - Yeovil On campus Full-time
Cardiff and Vale College - - 40% £6000 £12000 - Rumney On campus Full-time
Teesside University - - 10% £6150 - - Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
University of the Highlands and Islands - - 10% £6915 £7230 - Inverness On campus Full-time
Exeter College 50% 0% 0% £7745 - 84 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 50% 0% 0% - - 84 Oxford On campus Full-time
Loughborough University of Technology 50% 0% 0% - - 84 Loughborough On campus Part-time
University of Hertfordshire 81% 15% 10% - - 108 Hatfield On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 72% 5% 5% - - 105 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 72% 5% 5% - - 105 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Newcastle College - - 35% £9000 - - Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 80% 0% 0% £9250 - 139 Leicester On campus Full-time
City University London 58% 10% 15% £9250 - 119 London On campus Full-time
Kingston University 62% 10% 9% £9250 - 99 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Kingston University - - 0% £9250 - - Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 44% 0% 0% - - 119 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Surrey 77% 0% 0% - - 144 Guildford On campus Full-time
Kingston University 62% 10% 9% £9250 - 99 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Kingston University 62% 10% 9% £9250 - 99 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 61% 0% 10% £9250 - 143 London On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 45% 0% 20% £9250 - 50 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 45% 0% 30% £9250 - 90 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 72% 0% 5% - - 94 Pontypridd On campus Part-time
The University of Manchester 47% 0% 5% - - 164 Manchester On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University 84% 0% 2% £9000 - 158 Wrexham On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 80% 0% 0% £9250 - 139 Leicester On campus Full-time
Queen Mary University of London 61% 0% 10% £9250 - 143 London On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 62% 0% 0% - - 135 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Coventry University 94% 5% 6% £9250 - 164 Coventry On campus Full-time
Loughborough University of Technology 81% 0% 1% £9250 - 167 Loughborough On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 44% 0% 0% - - 132 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 65% - 20% £9250 - 134 Preston On campus Full-time
Coventry University 92% 5% 0% £9250 - 142 Coventry On campus Full-time
University of the West of England 75% 5% 5% - - 121 Bristol On campus Full-time
Kingston University 62% 10% 9% £9250 - 99 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
University of the West of England 58% 10% 2% - - 113 Bristol On campus Full-time
Kingston University 72% 0% 5% £9250 - 94 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
University of Surrey 77% 0% 0% - - 144 Guildford On campus Full-time
Blackpool and the Fylde College - - 20% £8750 £9750 - Blackpool On campus Full-time
University of the West of England 58% 10% 2% - - 113 Bristol On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 44% 0% 0% - - 119 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Salford 47% 0% 10% - - 112 Salford On campus Full-time
Solihull College and University Centre - - 15% £8500 - - Solihull On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
77 /100
4365 students of Aeronautical Engineering in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-information-and-data/national-student-survey-nss">Office for Students</a>

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Aeronautical Engineering

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28224 £31085 £35821
25-75 percentile range £24990 - £31347 £24326 - £36335 £27897 - £42573

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £27371 £30980 £36375
25-75 percentile range £25261 - £30315 £25439 - £35723 £29418 - £43933

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Aeronautical Engineering

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Aeronautical Engineering who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Aeronautical Engineering

  • Government Institutions
  • Aerospace and aero- engine companies
  • Airline operators
  • Research and Development organisations
  • Contract Agencies
  • Consultancies
  • The Civil Service
  • The Armed Forces

Specialisations within Aeronautical Engineering

  • Aerodynamics
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Advanced Propulsion
  • Aircraft Design
  • Telecommunications
  • Computing
  • Mechanics and Electronics
  • Physics

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Aeronautical Engineering who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Aeronautical Engineering (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Aeronautical Engineering at University of Brighton

50% Engineering professionals
15% Sales occupations
10% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
10% Administrative occupations
10% Process, plant and machine operatives
10% Elementary occupations

Grading Distribution

Students of Aeronautical Engineering in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Aeronautical Engineering

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Aeronautical Engineering studies:
  • Master of Engineering (Honours) - MEng (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Science (Engineering) - MSc (Eng)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Engineering - MEng
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - BEng (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Engineering - BEng
  • Master of Science (Postgraduate) - MSc (PG)
  • Higher National Diploma - HND
  • Higher National Certificate - HNC
  • Foundation Degree in Engineering - FdEng
  • Doctor of Philosophy - DPhil
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) / Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BA/BSc (Hons)

The median salary of graduates of Aeronautical Engineering was £28224 15 months after graduation, £31085 3 years after graduation and £35821 5 years after graduation.

Aircraft Engineering at University of the West of Scotland received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 18 respondents.