Queen's University of Belfast
Aerospace Engineering (with a Year in Industry) BEng (Hons)
Queen's University of Belfast

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 25 graduates of Aerospace Engineering (with a Year in Industry) BEng (Hons) and other courses in Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering at Queen's University of Belfast for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering.

Overall student satisfaction
63 /100
25 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of all UK Graduates of Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £29125 £32050 £37396
25-75 percentile range £24982 - £32443 £25785 - £37213 £30105 - £44675

Course Description

Aerospace Engineering is at the cutting edge of technology, applying scientific principles to the design, development and service of some of the most technologically advanced engineering products in the world. Aerospace engineers are responsible for not only the development of commercial aeroplanes and helicopters, but also spacecraft and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Aerospace engineers work in multidisciplinary environments, designing and supporting vehicles which operate in extreme settings. With the ability to succeed in such diverse and challenging situations, aerospace engineers are naturally versatile, opening up a wide range of career opportunities, and our graduates can be found in leading private and public sector companies worldwide. The School has an international reputation for its contributions to the development of engineering education.

Accredited by the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer and partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Aerospace Engineering (with a Year in Industry) BEng (Hons) at Queen's University of Belfast

65% Elementary occupations
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Media Professionals
5% Caring personal services
5% Sales occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Including one in a relevant subject/science (90 UCAS tariff points)

Including a relevant subject/science @ C or above (80 UCAS tariff points)

GCSE Mathematics at grade C/4 or better. Scottish National 5 Mathematics at grade C or better. In all cases where Physics is not offered at A-level or at Scottish Higher/Advanced Higher, applicants must have a minimum of grade C/4 in GCSE Physics/grades CC/44 in Double Award Science (not Applied), or grade C in National 5 Physics.

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Aerospace Engineering (with a Year in Industry), BEng (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Aerospace Engineering (with a Year in Industry) BEng (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £4710 year 1
Ireland £4710 year 1
EU £25300 year 1
International £25300 year 1
Northern Ireland £4750 year 1
Ireland £4750 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of Queen's University of Belfast in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of Queen's University of Belfast in related subject specific rankings.

Engineering

    • #1 
    • #266 
    Engineering
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

See all 30 university rankings of Queen's University of Belfast

About Queen's University of Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) is a public institution that has enjoyed international repute for the majority of the institution’s time as an educational centre, and this is reflected today in their impressive University Rankings from Times Higher Education and QS. With the university’s significant reputation for research prominence and academic results, and the city life on offer from Ireland’s capital, QUB deserves the consideration of any student hoping to excel in their field while also creating fond memories while they do it.

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