University of Brighton
Aerospace Engineering MEng (Hons)
University of Brighton

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

This integrated qualification gives students the opportunity to explore aeronautical engineering to masters level. Our accredited course develops technical understanding, management and leadership skills to enable students to become skilled professionals.

You’ll learn with a team who have an international reputation for research and take part in projects arising from and contributing to this research. Areas of research expertise include thermal efficiency of propulsion systems and microgravity research with the European Space Agency.

Working with other engineering specialists on creative industry-related and sustainability projects, gives you an experience that mirrors industry. Placements and guest lectures from industry experts provide professional insight and networking opportunities.

This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Aerospace Engineering, MEng (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4


Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

Qualification requirements

Must include a B in A level Maths, plus a Physical Science.

Must include three subjects at Higher Level, two to be Maths and Physics at grade 5.

To include 'further maths for engineering techs'

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic) 6 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.
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Tuition Fees Aeronautical Engineering MEng (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £13842 year 1
International £13842 year 1

Additional fee information

The fees listed here are for full-time courses beginning in the academic year 2022-23.

Please note that the £13,873 international fee is for classroom based courses. For lab based courses a higher fee of £14,892 applies. EU students will be charged international fees unless they have settled status awarded by the UK Government's Settlement Scheme.

Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and are subject to an annual increase of no more than 5% or RPI whichever is the greater. The annual increase for UK/EU students, who are subject to regulated fees, will increase no more than the statutory maximum fee.

The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full-time or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take. If your course includes a sandwich year option you will pay a reduced fee during this year; £1,370 for home students and £2,120 for international students.

All fees should be checked against the information listed on the course page on our website: as specific details will be included there. You may have to pay additional costs during your studies. The cost of optional activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees, can be found on our website.

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, 2024

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)
  • year 2

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About University of Brighton

The University of Brighton is a publicly funded university, and has three of its campuses located in Brighton which are known as Falmer, City and Moulsecoomb, and another in Eastbourne which is just outside of the vibrant South Downs National Park.

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