The University of Nottingham
Aerospace Engineering BEng (Hons)
The University of Nottingham

Key Course Facts

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Engineering

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £29500 £31000 £37500
25-75 percentile range £27000 - £32000 £26000 - £37000 £31000 - £46500


Salary of all UK Graduates of 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

Are you interested in the science behind flying? Maybe you are curious about aircraft design and manufacturing. Leading researchers in aviation teach our course to provide you with the skills and advanced knowledge needed to work in this exciting sector.

Our department has links with companies including:

  • Airbus
  • Boeing
  • Rolls-Royce Aerospace.

Industry links will provide you with placement opportunities for real world learning. Our teaching facilities and regular guest lecturers will give you a fantastic insight into the growing aerospace industry. Learning on this course includes hands on integrating projects throughout your studies. Your learning will cover topics including:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Avionics
  • Flight mechanics
  • Human Factors

    Your final year will allow you to tailor your learning through a variety of specialist modules.

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 BEng (Hons) at The University of Nottingham

40% Information Technology Professionals
10% Process, plant and machine operatives
10% Elementary occupations
10% Quality and Regulatory Professionals
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Administrative occupations
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Sales occupations
5% Secretarial and related occupations

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering


Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Aerospace Engineering, 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 BEng (Hons)

Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £28600 year 1
England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
International £28600 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 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 The University of Nottingham in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of The University of Nottingham in related subject specific rankings.

Engineering

    • #6 
    • #110 
    Engineering
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

See all 28 university rankings of The University of Nottingham

About The University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is a government funded research university based in Nottingham, England. Their aim is to become global leaders in education and research, cultivating a culture of curiosity and ambition. The university’s main campus is located approximately half an hour’s bus ride away from Nottingham city centre, which gives students the peace and quiet they need to study while not removing them completely from metropolitan comforts.

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Student composition of The University of Nottingham

undergraduates:
27810
postgraduates:
7620
Total:
35430
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Where is this programme taught

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