You will study 180 credits in total during your Aerospace Engineering MSc. A standard module is typically worth 15 credits and the professional project is worth 60 credits. These are the modules studied in 2019. If you are starting in September 2020, these will give you a flavour of the modules you are likely to study. All modules are subject to change.
Methods of computer-based design and analysis of structures such as frames and shells.
You will undertake a professional project during the summer months.
This module enables you to participate in a group activity involving a multi-disciplinary approach to achieve a solution to a programme specific industrially relevant design problem.
Optional modules include:
The module introduces students to the basic computational methods used to solve engineering problems modelled by ordinary differential equations and parabolic or hyperbolic partial differential equations. They will also learn how to implement the learned methods in practice. Engineering simulation software packages rely on computational methods and a good understanding is crucial to knowledgeably use them.
This module provides the basic theoretical and practical knowledge to allow a student to competently perform computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis with commercial software packages used in industry.
The module will provide students with a secure grounding in quantitative methodologies for materials and process selection and the opportunity to put these into practice in a selection and specification project.
Provides an understanding of the scientific principles of design optimisation and the ability to arrive at an improved design for an engineering system that satisfies given requirements.
Fundamental concepts of computational and experimental methods.
The theory of vertical flight, design and analysis of helicopters, autogyros and other rotary-wing aircraft, and an appreciation of the extra difficulties involved when the vehicle flow is cyclic in nature.