BEng/MEng Aerospace Engineering with an Integrated Foundation Year / Overview

Year of entry: 2023

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Engineering(Hons)
1 (as part of 4/5 yr integrated degree programme)
Typical A-level offer
Grades BBC where a student has 3 relevant subjects

Grades BBB where a student has 2 relevant subjects

Grades ABB where a student has 1 relevant subject

The subjects considered to be relevant are Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Design & Technology, Engineering. If you have any queries, please contact us before making an application.

Typical contextual A-level offer

This course does not participate in the contextual offer scheme.

Find out more about contextual admissions.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer
32 points overall with 5,5,5 in Higher Level subjects, including Mathematics, or Physics and Mathematics at Standard Level, if not studying at Higher Level.

For this programme of study we will accept: Higher Level Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches or Mathematics: Applications and Interpretation, at Standard Level or Higher Level.

Applicants studying the International Baccalaureate Career Related Programme (IBCP) should contact the academic School prior to applying so that their academic profile can be considered.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .
Sustainable Development Goals

Find out how this course aligns to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, including learning which relates to:

  • Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy
  • Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure
  • Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities
  • Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production
  • Goal 13: Climate action
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Course overview

On the Aerospace Engineering with an Integrated Foundation Year you are an undergraduate at The University of Manchester. The course is taught at The University, by academics from The University. Provided you achieve the specific progression criteria for your chosen degree, completion of the Integrated Foundation Year guarantees you a place on first year of your chosen degree.

  • Study in the city which was the birthplace of the industrial revolution
  • We have a long and proud engineering history, which goes back nearly 200 years
  • We offer a range of practical and exciting courses, developed alongside industrial and international engineering leaders.
  • We have fantastic facilities and a great depth of academic knowledge - an ideal place for a budding engineer to study.
  • Accredited course suitable for those interested in gaining chartered engineering status.
  • Learn in our brand-new, purpose-built space for innovation and creativity that is transforming the way our students study, research, and shape the world forever. Explore Our Home for Engineering and Materials.


Tuition fees for the one-year Foundation programme for home (UK) students are £9,250 for September 2023 entry.

Tuition for the one-year Foundation programme for EU and international students are £22,000 for September 2023 entry. If you successfully pass the Integrated Foundation Year, you will be guaranteed a place on the first year of your chosen degree. Please visit the course page of the BEng or BSc course page to find out the fee for the remainder of your three-year degree programme.

For general please see the undergraduate finance page.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).


The Foundation Year Bursary  is available to UK students who are registered on an undergraduate foundation year here and who has had a full financial assessment carried out by Student Finance.

Details of country-specific funding available to international students can be found within our  International country profiles .

The University of Manchester is committed to attracting and supporting the very best students. We have a focus on nurturing talent and ability, therefore, we want to make sure that you have the opportunity to study here, regardless of your financial circumstances.

For information about scholarships please visit our  undergraduate student finance pages  and the Department funding pages that you intend to progress to after successfully completing the Foundation Year.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

The 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the world's call to action on the most pressing challenges facing humanity. At The University of Manchester, we address the SDGs through our research and particularly in partnership with our students.

Led by our innovative research, our teaching ensures that all our graduates are empowered, inspired and equipped to address the key socio-political and environmental challenges facing the world.

To illustrate how our teaching will empower you as a change maker, we've highlighted the key SDGs that our courses address.

  • Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy

    Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

  • Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure

    Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

  • Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities

    Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

  • Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production

    Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

  • Goal 13: Climate action

    Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Contact details

School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
+44 (0) 161 543 4015
School/Faculty overview
See: About Us .

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