Glyndwr University

BEng (Hons) Aeronautical Engineering

Why choose this course?

The key aim of the Aeronautical Engineering Degree is to develop intellectual and application skills through knowledge acquisition, problem solving, deductive skills, synthesis, analysis, and evaluation. This also encompasses social and environmental implications.

During the degree, you will:

  • develop a full understanding of engineering design concepts and the product development process.
  • gain key skills and sound knowledge for a successful career in aircraft design and manufacturing industries, as well as in a variety of modern manufacturing engineering sectors,
  • be pragmatic, taking a systematic approach and the logical and practical steps necessary for often complex concepts to become reality.
  • seek to achieve sustainable solutions to problems and have strategies for being creative, innovative, and overcoming difficulties by employing their skills, knowledge and understanding in a flexible manner.
  • be skilled at solving problems by applying their numerical, computational, analytical, and technical skills, using appropriate tools.

Entry Requirements

The academic requirements for the course are 80-112 UCAS tariff points at GCE A-level or equivalent, including Maths or Physics.

IELTS:

6.0 (with no individual skill score below 5.5)

Career Prospects

The degree will develop your intellectual and practical skills to meet the future needs of a rapidly changing technology and business environment. As well as continuing your professional development, the course prepares you for a career as a professional Engineer in industry, in roles such as:

  • Design Engineer
  • Automation Software Engineer
  • Test and Calibration Engineer
  • Commissioning Engineer
  • Materials Engineer
  • Quality Control
  • Maintenance Management
  • Production Management
  • A management role in the industry

Course Details

YEAR 1 (level 4)

You will develop an understanding of the fundamental concepts, principles and theories in engineering. Acquire basic mathematic skills related to engineering and design problems. Use CAD for engineering design. Competence of working safely in engineering laboratories and workshops, and being able to conduct laboratory procedures, measurement and workshop practices under the guidance of a tutor.

MODULES

  • Introduction to Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Science
  • CAD and Production Science
  • Materials and Environment
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Engineering Professional Development
  • Modern Aircraft Technology

YEAR 2 (level 5)

MODULES

You will build on the knowledge, concepts and skills acquired at level 4 in addition to more specialist knowledge, skills in engineering design and analysis. More in depth in theories in mechanics, thermodynamics, propulsion, flight dynamics, avionics, control systems, structures and finite element analysis, etc. Develop understanding in business and research methods.

  • Engineering Futures – Research, Ethics, and Sustainability
  • Thermo-Fluid and Propulsion
  • Further Engineering Mathematics
  • Computer Aided Manufacturing
  • Mechanics, Structures & FEA
  • Flight Mechanics, Avionics and Control

YEAR 3 (level 6)

You will acquire a critical understanding and application of the high-level concepts, principles and theories in engineering as well as a critical understanding and explanation of advanced topics in structural vibration, aircraft design and flight stability, and aerodynamics. Use knowledge and skills acquired to do an individual project.

MODULES

  • Project (Honours)
  • Mechanical Engineering Modelling & Simulation
  • Aerodynamics
  • Aircraft Design & Flight Stability
  • Advanced Structures and Vibrations (optional)
  • Professional Engineering (optional)
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