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Aerospace Engineering [MSc]

In the UK we have a strong and unique tradition in Aerospace engineering. The course exploits our links with BAE Systems, Airbus, Rolls-Royce, DSTL, USAF, North West Aerospace Alliance, North West Development Agency and SBAC.

This MSc aims to produce high quality graduates with specialist training in aerospace engineering who will be suitable for employment in the engineering industries and consultancies linked to that industry. Aerospace engineering graduates are highly valued and are currently in great demand and the Manchester programme specifically seeks to serve this growing industry requirement. The programme is suitable for engineering and science graduates, as well as engineering professionals working in technical and commercial management.

This course is accredited by:

Our courses are fully accredited. The graduates from this course are recognised by the IMechE and RAS as having the academic qualifications required of candidates for the status of Chartered Engineer.


Institution of Mechanical Engineers

MSc in Aerospace Engineering is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers


Royal Aeronautical Society logo

MSc in Aerospace Engineering is accreditated by the Royal Aeronautical Society.


Engineering Council accredited degree

MSc in Aerospace Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Council.

Meet the Course Director
Dr Sergei Utyuzhnikov

Dr Sergey Utyuzhnikov

"We have strong links with all the major aerospace players; including Airbus, Rolls-Royce, BAE, MBDA, as well as several SMEs."

Read more about Dr Utyuzhnikov

Accreditation report

"The Panel noted the strong industrial links to this programme which support students and the School alike, and the integration of MSc students into the MEng group projects was a particular commendable feature. ...
Overall, the MSc meets the further learning requirements for EngC CEng.

The Learning Outcomes are achieved through a carefully balanced combination of lectures, example classes, tutorials and practical sessions ...

An important feature of the programme is the opportunity it provides for students to apply the theory and concepts learned in lectures to the practical design of aerospace vehicles ..."

from the RAeS/IMechE accreditation report, October 2014

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"We are world-leading in research in many areas, from computational fluid dynamics to how engineering impacts public policy."

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