University of Glasgow
Aeronautical Engineering BEng (Hons)
University of Glasgow

Key Course Facts

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Aerospace & Aeronautical 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 £30500 £36000
25-75 percentile range £28000 - £31000 £25000 - £34500 £30500 - £43000


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

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING:- is about how aircraft are designed, constructed and powered, how they are used and how they are controlled for safe operation. You’ll take part in practical laboratories, including running a jet engine test. There are contributions to aircraft design classes by engineers from the industrial sector and, whenever possible, visits to industrial sites. The school also sponsors student teams for national (IMechE) and international (AIAA) competitions. Our graduates have been employed by: Williams F1 Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Rolls-Royce plc the Met Office

The accredited BEng (Hons) will meet, in part, the exemplifying academic benchmark requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer and Students will need to complete an approved format of further learning pursuant to the requirements of UKSPEC. The accredited BEng (Hons) will also automatically meet in full, the exemplifying academic benchmark requirements for registration as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng).

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 Aeronautical Engineering BEng (Hons) at University of Glasgow

30% Engineering professionals
15% Customer service occupations
15% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Elementary occupations
10% Engineering professionals
10% Information Technology Professionals
10% Finance Professionals
10% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course


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

Costs

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)
  • year 2

University Rankings

Positions of University of Glasgow in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Glasgow in related subject specific rankings.

Engineering

    • #1 
    • #39 
    Aerospace Engineering
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]
    • #3 
    • #268 
    Engineering
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

See all 35 university rankings of University of Glasgow

About University of Glasgow

The ancient University of Glasgow owns and manages three distinct campus locations: Gilmorehill, Garscube, and Dumfries campus. The primary building for the majority of students is Gilmorehill, where learners have the opportunity to earn a degree from the university’s diverse Liberal Arts subjects, as well as participate in well funded research projects. The city of Glasgow has a well deserved reputation for having some of the friendliest locals in the UK, as well as being one of the cultural centres of Scotland.

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Where is this programme taught

Gilmorehill (Main) Campus
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