Congratulations to our offer-holders!
We are delighted to have made you an offer to study Aerospace Engineering at The University of Manchester.
Study Aerospace at the first English university to study Engineering, and you not only join generations of great minds, but you’ll graduate in high demand.
Providing an innovative, comprehensive balance of strong theoretical and practical skills, from your very first day this fully RAeS and IMechE-accredited course endeavours to prove the sky is never the limit.
We are ranked 4th in the UK for Aerospace Engineering (QS World Rankings 2022).
Experience our brand-new home for Engineering and Materials Science with state-of-the-art facilities and spaces.
Pioneers in engineering
In line with our industrial history, we were the first English university to offer an engineering degree.
Most targeted by employers
We are the most targeted university by top graduate employers (Graduate Market 2022).
Learning and support
Your learning experience
Aerospace Engineering at Manchester
Hear from some current students and staff.
Find out more about the exciting opportunities a degree in Aerospace Engineering at Manchester brings.
VIDEO: Learn from inspiring academics
Dr Ciara McGrath, Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering
Ciara, an expert in astrodynamics and space mission design and one of your lecturers, tells us how we can transform the way we live here on earth and that engineers are the ones to do it.
VIDEO: Meet one of your lecturers
Dr Ben Parslew, Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering
Ben talks about his own studies and subsequent career path. He also discusses some of the exciting modules and teaching you will experience on the course.
A playground for engineers and material scientists
The largest UK university engineering building in the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution.
Welcome to your new home of engineering and materials. Within the walls of this new campus, you will be able to enjoy innovative learning spaces and modern facilities that will enhance your university experience.
Inspiring future engineers
Professor Danielle George
Danielle tells us what the University is doing to attract the next generation of engineers and talks to some of our students to find out what inspired them.
Where ideas come to life
"Connect, collaborate and create"
Discover how our engineering and materials sciences disciplines come together and bring ideas to life!
Meet the architect
Otto Diesfeldt, one of the architects, gives us his first impression of the completed building.
The future of learning
Find out about our revolutionary blended learning facilities and study spaces
The student perspective
Students share their impressions of what blended learning looks like and the benefits they feel will help them during their studies.
Support on your course
The University of Manchester is an active community that welcomes students from all over the world.
Make friends through society activities and receive support in your studies, both from The University and from students in later year groups.
Our Careers Service also offers you the high quality advice you need to plan your career after your degree.
Peer assisted study scheme sessions offer you the opportunity to gain support, advice and help with your studies from students. Hear more about PASS from Dominic, one of our coordinators for Aerospace.
Student life at Manchester
Want to know what it's like on the course?
Shoaib Ali Ahmed Syed, 2nd Year MEng Aerospace Engineering
Meet Shoaib. Today he takes you on a wild and wonderful tour of life as an Aerospace Student – from a morning practical workshop and studying in the Engineering and Materials Building, to the annual MACE Ball.
Why I chose to study at Manchester
Aerospace Student, Alejandra Francisco, shares her decision-making process.
Women in Aerospace Engineering
Students share why they love engineering on recent Aerospace field trip.
Enter student competitions
Student May tells us about the CanSat competition, a student-led satellite development group that focuses on the design, build and launch of can-sized satellites.
Careers and employability
Supporting your future
Our graduates go on to a range of exciting careers including aerospace design, and development, testing and operation of vehicles and systems. Other areas include research, technical development and finance.
Employability rate: 90% (in work or further study within 15 months, source Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019)
Average salary: £28,000 (15 months after the course, source Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019)
VIDEO: After graduation...
Watch this video to hear about Khris's journey to becoming an aerospace engineer after finding his passion lay in UAVs and drones.