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MSc(in Aerospace Vehicle Design)Aircraft Design

Cranfield University
United Kingdom, Cranfield
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Overview

Modern aircraft are a complex combination of aerodynamic performance, lightweight durable structures and advanced systems engineering. This specialist MSc Aerospace Vehicle Design option explores how elements can be designed and integrated using up-to-date methods and techniques.

This Aircraft Design option aims to provide a comprehensive overview of aircraft performance, structures and systems. A holistic teaching approach is taken to explore how the individual elements of an aircraft can be designed and integrated using up-to-date methods and techniques. You will learn to understand how to select specific systems such as fuel systems, and their effect on the aircraft as a whole.

Cranfield University has been at the forefront of postgraduate education in aerospace engineering since 1946. Aerospace Vehicle Design at Cranfield University was one of the original foundation courses of the College of Aeronautics. Graduates of this course are eligible to join the Cranfield College of Aeronautics Alumni Association (CCAAA), an active community which hold a number of networking and social events throughout the year.

Cranfield University is well located for students from all over the world, and offers a range of library and support facilities to support your studies. This enables students from all over the world to complete this qualification whilst balancing work/life commitments.

Programme structure

The Aircraft Design option consists of 12 compulsory modules and a minimum of 60 hours of optional modules, which are selected from a list of 12 options. You are also required to complete a group design project and an individual research project.

A unique feature of the course is that it has four external examiners, two from industry who assess the group design project and two from academia who assess the individual research project.

Career opportunities

This MSc is valued and respected by employers worldwide. The applied nature of this course ensures that Cranfield graduates are ready to be of immediate use to their future employer and has provided sufficient breadth of understanding of multi-discipline design to position them for accelerated career progression.

Graduates from this option have gone on to pursue engineering careers in disciplines such as structural design, stress analysis or systems design.

Many graduates occupy very senior positions in their organisations, making valuable contributions to the international aerospace industry. Typical student destinations include BAE Systems, Airbus, Dassault and Rolls-Royce.

Apply now!
Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Pre-deadline
Dec 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Vilnius time

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Primary deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Vilnius time

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Apply now! Spring semester 2018/19
Application start
Sep 1, 2018
Application deadline
Sep 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Vilnius time

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries.

Studies commence
Feb 1, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States