Important: if you are an international student requiring a Tier 4 student visa to study in the UK you will also need an ATAS certificate for this course.

Choose Kingston's Aerospace Engineering MSc

This course, which is accredited by Royal Aeronautical Society, provides a strategic overview of aerospace engineering and management issues. It will help you to develop a wider perspective and understanding of the challenges facing the aerospace engineering industry and includes subjects such as entrepreneurship, business, finance, research techniques and green environmental issues.

UK/EU nationals are eligible for the Aero MSc Bursary Scheme with our MSc Aerospace Engineering programme.

What will you study?

You will gain a broad understanding of the practical requirements of aerospace engineering, as well as an in-depth knowledge of aerospace stress analysis and advanced materials, alongside computational fluid dynamics (CFD) for aerospace applications. Complementary subjects covered include computer-integrated product development, advanced CAD/CAM plus green engineering and energy efficiency. In addition, the Engineering Research Techniques, Entrepreneurship and Quality Management module will develop your business and management skills. The Aerospace Group Design Project module provides you with the experience of working in a multidisciplinary team within an engineering organisation – with real industrial constraints. You'll get the chance to apply the theory you've learnt to real-world contexts and evaluate methodologies, whilst developing your critical thinking and creativity.

As well as the professional, analytical and management skills necessary for employment, the course will provide you with the transferable skills required in the workplace, such as communication, IT, teamwork, planning, decision making, independent learning ability and problem-solving.


Coursework and/or exams, industrial project.

What our graduates say

"The Aerospace Engineering MSc offered a number of modules in computer-aided design (CAD) and computational fluid dynamics which I was keen on."
Christopher Antrobus

"The Aerospace Engineering MSc at Kingston allowed me the flexibility to attend classes and to study from home whilst still working full time."
Stephen Levitt

Course structure

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

Core modules

  • Engineering Research Techniques, Entrepreneurship and Quality Management
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics for Aerospace Applications
  • Aerospace Stress Analysis and Advanced Materials
  • Aerospace Group Design Project

Option modules (choose one)

  • Green Engineering and Energy Efficiency
  • Advanced CAD/CAM Systems
  • Engineering Projects and Risk Management

Learn a language

You will have the opportunity to study a foreign language, free of charge, during your time at the University as part of the Kingston Language Scheme. Options currently include Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

Cost & Fees

Home and European Union 2016/17

  • MSc full time £6,300
  • MSc part time £3,465

Overseas (not EU) 2016/17

  • MSc full time £12,900
  • MSc part time £7,095
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