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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, in time for our full opening in September 2022.
VIDEO: Inspiring future engineers
Professor Daneille George
Danielle tells us what the University is doing to attract the next generation of engineers and talks to some of our female students to find out what inspired them.
VIDEO: 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 behind MECD 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.
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
Why I chose to study at Manchester
Alejandra Francisco, MEng Aerospace Engineering
Meet Alejandra, as she shares her reasons why she chose Manchester to study Aerospace. Passionate about promoting engineering subjects to younger female students, she has a prominent role in our societies and also created her own student youtuber channel.
Aerospace Engineering society
Connect with Aerospace Engineering students and alumni to make friends as well as start creating professional networks in industry.
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.
Events for offer-holders
Parents and carers event
Watch a recording of our parents / carers and supporters session for courses within the School of Engineering on 27 January 2022.
This session was directed for parents to find out more information and ask questions about your chosen course and the University.
Aerospace Engineering - on demand
Revisit your Aerospace Engineering session from the recent virtual undergraduate open day.
Courses within this subject area
Remind yourself how much your course at Manchester has to offer you.
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