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BEng Aerospace Engineering with a Year in Industry
4 year(s) full-time
Part-time study is not available for this course
Full-time: Entry by transfer
£9,250 per year, home students
£31,300 per year, international students
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The Year in Industry degree provides the opportunity to spend your third year applying the knowledge gained in your first two years of study in an industrial environment. There is no direct entry on to this course but you can transfer from our other aerospace engineering courses if you reach a high academic standard and are successful at a placement interview.
This four-year course covers a broad range of subjects organised into three streams:
- dynamics and control
- structures and materials.
These subjects are specialised from year one and are taught with aerospace applications and examples.
The first two years are devoted to core concepts, taught via lectures and backed up by practical experience through coursework and lab work. Further material, such as space applications and aviation operations, are covered in specialist units.
You will undertake your placement in your third year.
You will also learn skills that cross all the streams, such as computing, systems engineering and design. There is extensive mathematical content throughout.
The diversity of topics makes this a challenging degree but the reward is a uniquely broad education.
A student who completed a year in industry shares how her placement year boosted her confidence, career prospects and appreciation for university life. Find out more about Yasmin's story.
First-year students studying Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, and Engineering Design all start their degree with a broad knowledge of the fundamentals and a command of the skills that underpin modern engineering.
You will share common units with your peers in other disciplines and work on an interdisciplinary project, based on global challenges and inspired by Engineers Without Borders.
You will meet and work closely with more people from the start of your degree, broadening your social circle and long-term professional network. Interdisciplinary working is now the norm in industry, and good understanding of disciplines other than your own will serve you well when you enter the workplace.
Starting your degree with a broad foundation of knowledge will expand your frame of reference, enabling you to be more creative as you progress with your programme and become more specialist in later years of study. The skills-based approach will provide you with technical abilities that will enable you to be successful in your degree and your career.
This course is available for transfer only. View the BEng Aerospace Engineering entry requirements.
The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and we accept a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate and postgraduate study.Search international qualifications
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