MPhil Aerospace Engineering / Overview

Year of entry: 2020

Degree awarded
Master of Philosophy
Duration
12 Months [Full-Time] / 24 Months [Part-Time]
Entry requirements

The minimum academic entry requirement is a good Second Class honours degree in a discipline directly relevant to the MPhil.

Applicants will also need to show their suitability for a research programme through strong performance in research methods and project/dissertation modules completed as part of their degree.

Equivalent international degree qualifications are also acceptable.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

If you would like to apply for one of our research programmes, please submit the following documentation so that we can consider your application:

1.  Online  Application Form  in which you should include details of your previous study, your research project title and the name of the academic member of staff you would like to supervise your research. Potential supervisors can be identified through the microsites for the Areas of expertise within the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering.  Applications are reviewed by the proposed supervisor, so we strongly recommend that you make contact with them before submitting an application.

2.  Degree certificates and academic transcripts  of previous university study. If your transcripts and certificates are in a language other than English, you must also provide an official translation.

3.  CV  summarising your academic record and highlighting experience that demonstrates your capacity to conduct research. Include any prizes/competitions that you have won for your academic work, experience of presenting your work at conferences and list any research you have published.

4.  Research Proposal  outlining your research project. Please see the guidance about what we would expect to be included in a research proposal.

Once we have received this documentation, your application will be reviewed.

Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MPhil Y Y N N

Programme description

Our postgraduate research programmes in Aerospace Engineering offer the opportunity to study in a multi-disciplinary team alongside leading academics in the field. Drawing on our expertise in aerodynamics, automotive aerodynamics, computational fluid dynamics, turbulence modelling and other areas we are facilitating the development of tomorrow's aerospace technologies.

Your research will be supported by state-of-the-art computational and experimental facilities. We have strong links with industry and excellent employability in a diverse sector of aerospace engineering.

Open days

Our next Postgraduate Research Open Day will take place in the autumn. For further information , please see the university website. In the meantime we would encourage you to take an online tour of our facilities and hear from some of our current students and staff on our  Virtual Open Day .

If you have any other questions about the department or about our research programmes please do not hesitate to contact us at:  pgr-mace@manchester.ac.uk

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2020, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MPhil (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): TBA
    International students (per annum): Standard £24,000, Band 1 £25,000, Band 2 £28,000
  • MPhil (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): TBA

Please note that higher fee bands will apply for the majority of projects where experimentation requires additional resources above the base rate for supervision, administration and computational costs. The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive and, therefore, you will not be required to pay any additional bench fees or administration costs.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises are likely over the duration of the course for UK/EU students.   Fees for International students are typically fixed for the duration of the PhD at the point of entry. For general fees information please visit:  postgraduate fees or contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your project.

Scholarships/sponsorships

Contact details

Department
Department of Mechanical, Aerospace & Civil Engineering
Telephone
+ 44 (0) 161 275 4345
Email
Website
https://www.manchester.ac.uk/mace
School/Faculty

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