De Montfort University
Campus: De Montfort University , Leicester
Aeronautical Engineering BEng MEng
4.0 Years • 100% Funding Available
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The UK aerospace and aeronautical industry is the largest in Europe and the second-largest in the world (second to the US). The sector has seen consistent growth in recent years and supports a growing number of high-skilled, high-value jobs.

Reasons to study Aeronautical Engineering BEng/MEng (Hons) at De Montfort University:

DMU has made a significant investment to establish modern aeronautical laboratories equipped with a low speed wind tunnel and will have a selection of simulation facilities including a professional (AMST Airfox DISO) flight simulator and specialist engineering software.

  • DMU has achieved Gold, the highest ranking possible under the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), 
    indicating the outstanding learning and teaching on offer at DMU Office for Students, 2017
  • Academic Expertise
    Our academics have experience working in international research institutions and the aeronautical industry with established research collaborations worldwide. These include the National Aeronautical Laboratories (NAL) India, Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI) Russia and AMST Systemtechnik GmbH Austria. The modules taught in this programme are informed by research and industry experience
  • Study either a three-year BEng (Hons) programme, or a four-year integrated master’s MEng (Hons)
    At the end of year three, you have the option of graduating with a BEng (Hons) or continuing for a further year for a MEng (Hons), subject to meeting the progression requirements
  • Specialist Facilities
    The university has made significant investment in to our dedicated Aeronautical Engineering facilities, and our students will be able to develop their practical and professional skills in our Airfox DISO flight simulator, our instrumented low-speed wind tunnel and simulation software
  • #DMUworks
    #DMUworks guarantees our undergraduate students a professional work experience opportunity while studying at DMU. Our engineering students have the opportunity to enhance their practical and professional skills via work placements in companies such as Cummings, Network Rail and Caterpillar
  • Graduate Careers
    Graduates are likely to go in careers in relevant sectors such as Aeronautical and Aerospace, Automotive (vehicle aerodynamics), renewable energy sector (wind turbine design), aviation management, military and defence industries. DMU Engineering graduates have gone on to work for global companies such as, Rolls-Royce, Jaguar Land Rover and Ricardo
  • Enjoy an international experience with #DMUglobal
    We offer all students the opportunity to take part in a #DMUglobal experience, which can enrich your studies and expand your cultural horizons. Previous DMUglobal trips have included New York, Berlin, Hong Kong, China, Canada, Japan, South Africa, Russia, Italy and Poland. Previous DMU engineering students have visited the Lodz University in Poland to attend workshops on the aerodynamics of wind turbines as well as New York to see the Intrepid Air, Sea and Space Museum
  • Find yourself in pole position
    Aeronautical students have the opportunity to become valuable members of our ‘DMU Racing’ team optimising aerodynamics of our Formula Student racing car. You will be challenged to design and build a single-seat racing car, which is then tested in competition with universities around the world at the famous Silverstone Circuit.



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Engineering students have taken part in work experience placements at a number of local, national and international companies including BMW AG, Airbus UK and Siemens.

You can improve your CV, become highly employable and put the skills you learn on your course into practice by taking a work placement as part of your studies.

Technology's dedicated Placement Unit provides support to all of our students looking to integrate a placement within their university career on both undergraduate degrees and postgraduate masters programmes. The placement unit will help you search for placement opportunities, create and refine your CV and interview approach, and offer any advice you need to find a great placement. Our placement students have worked for a range of organisations from small business through to multinational companies across the world including Microsoft, IBM, GlaxoSmithKline and PepsiCo International.

Placements can enhance your career prospects and give you the chance to use theory from the classroom in a real-world scenario before you have graduated.

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