MEng Aerospace Engineering with Management / Careers

Year of entry: 2023

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MACE graduates talk employability at Manchester: "They loved me because I was a Graduate from the University of Manchester"

Launch your career, studying MEng Aerospace Engineering with Management at the University of Manchester. As one of the few Universities Most Targeted by Graduate Employers in 2021 , this course prepares you for a professional career in aerospace and the more general engineering industry. These sought-after skills include everything from design and development, to testing and operation.

Not only is this course fully accredited by RAeS and IMechE, your MEng (Hons) also provides all the required academic qualifications for the internationally recognised Chartered Engineering Status.

Previous graduate employers include: 

  • Rolls Royce
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • BAE Systems 
  • And many more 

Overall, 90% of graduates are employed or engaged in further study within 15 months, according to the Graduate Outcomes Survey.

Example Careers:

  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Manufacturing Systems Engineer 
  • CAD Technician
  • Researcher
  • Higher Education Academic
  • Production manager
  • And beyond, including roles in technical development and finance

On this course, Aerospace Engineering is studied in conjunction with Management - encompassing additional project-based, finance, and risk management skills to prepare you for the technical, practical and business demands of your future in engineering.

Accrediting organisations

Every Aerospace Engineering course at the University of Manchester is fully RAeS and IMechE accredited.

After graduating your MEng (Hons), you will have achieved the Educational Base for Chartered Engineer status (CEng) - the internationally recognised, highest professional qualification for engineers, which renders you eligible for the European Ingenieur (EUR ING).

Therefore, you will have completed the first of the three steps needed to achieve your CEng: 

  1. Your Educational Base (MEng, or BEng with MSc)
  2. Initial Professional Development
  3. Professional Review

Associated organisations

As an Aerospace Engineering student at University of Manchester, we encourage you to become a member of the Royal Aeronautical Society .

Would you like to discover more about what life is like after University of Manchester? Be inspired by our Women in Engineering page and see what our students and alumni are doing in the real world on our MACE Blog .