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Aerospace engineering degrees

What is aerospace engineering?

Aerospace engineering looks at the design of aircraft and spacecraft, their control systems, landing gear and more.

With hundreds of thousands of flights taking place across the world every day and an increasing interest and exploration of commercial space travel, the aerospace industry is undoubtedly an exciting place to be.

Complete University Guide logo - Top 10 for Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering.

Why study aerospace engineering at Strathclyde?

Studying aerospace engineering at the University of Strathclyde, you'll be learning at an award-winning academic institution. A 5-star QS-rated university, we were named Times Higher Education University of the Year 2019 - the only university to win the award twice.

The University of Strathclyde is in the top 10 in the UK for both Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering and Mechanical Engineering in the Complete University Guide 2020.

Our aerospace engineers are recognised for their knowledge and skills in conceiving, designing, implementing and operating devices, machines, engines and energy systems throughout the aerospace sector.

In studying with us here at Strathclyde, you’ll become an engineer who can take on challenges ranging from traditional industries to areas such as new materials, sustainable development and aerospace.

Our undergraduate degrees also allow you the opportunity to study abroad, giving you a taste of life in another country.

Studying at Strathclyde gave me the necessary skill set to be successful in acquiring two summer placements with Rolls Royce and Airbus.

Hannah Jones, MEng Aero-Mechanical Engineering student