What students say about aerospace engineering
What you need to get on a course
Subjects you need
A-levels (or equivalent) usually required
Useful to have
- No Specific Requirements
Here's a guide to what to expect from the application process - also check individual university entry requirements, as these may differ.
- January application
- October application
- Personal statement
- Entry test
- Work experience
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- Science, engineering and production technicians
We don't have the average graduate salary for this subject yet.
Longer term career paths
Jobs where this degree is useful
- Aerospace engineer
- Maintenance engineer
- Manufacturing systems engineer
Other real-life job examples
- Production manager
- Structural engineer
- Automotive engineer
What employers like about this subject
Employers in the aerospace sector look for graduates who will take initiative and split away from the path previously explored, in order to discover new innovations. Many graduates move on to work in teams made up of individuals from various corners of the world. Therefore excellent interpersonal and communication skills will be important in order to prosper in these kinds of environments, especially when large teams are involved – here, a great deal of technical leadership is required. Meanwhile, the math skills and methodical approach to problem-solving are qualities which can be applied to a number of other fields and roles.