Aircraft Engineering

Course details

Campus(es)

Paisley

UCAS Code

H411 – MEng / H410 – BEng

Start Date

September 2020

Degree

MEng (Hons) / BEng (Hons)

About the course

Prepare yourself for a career in the aerospace industry with UWS’s BEng (Hons) and MEng (Hons) Aircraft Engineering.

Designed in partnership with industry, this programme will provide you with the skills required to work effectively in the aircraft design, manufacturing, aerodynamic and structural design and repair and overhaul sectors.

This programme is delivered via laboratories and software sessions to ensure you have a sound academic underpinning and the practical skills necessary to launch a successful career in this industry.

  • You’ll gain the skills related to a wide range of sectors and specialisms within the aerospace industry.
  • You’ll study project and business management to ensure you’re equipped with the management skills required for a high-flying engineering career.
  • Visits to organisations such as Spirit AeroSystems and British Airways will allow you to see real-world applications of the subjects you’ll study throughout this programme.
  • This programme is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) under licence from the UK regulator, the Engineering Council.**Relates to the BEng Hons only.

Applications for this course are open to people currently residing in:

Scotland & EU/EEA

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

England, Wales & Northern Ireland

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

International (non-EU)

  • Year 1: Open
  • Year 2: Open
  • Year 3: Open

Entry Requirements

MEng (Hons) – Year 1 entry only

  • Scottish Highers: BBBB (108 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and Physics plus SQA National 5 (Grade C) / Intermediate 2 (Grade C) / Standard Grade (Credit) English
  • A levels: CCC (96 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and Physics
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H2H2H2H3 including Maths and Physics
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 32 points

BEng (Hons)

  • Scottish Highers: CCCC (84 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths plus SQA National 5 (Grade B) / Intermediate 2 (Graded B) / Standard Grade (Credit) Physics
  • A levels: CD or CC (56-64) including Maths and Physics
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H4 including Maths and Physics
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme: Access to STEM BBB

BEng (Hons)

  • Scottish Advanced Highers: CCD (112 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and Physics
  • A levels: BCC (104 UCAS Tariff points) including Maths and Physics
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 28 points
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Mechanical Engineering or Aircraft Engineering
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: Mechanical Engineering or Aircraft Engineering
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: DDM

BEng (Hons)

  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: Aircraft Engineering; Aircraft Maintenance; Engineering Systems; Mechanical Engineering or other relevant discipline

Clearing Guide

Clearing can sometimes feel like a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. Don’t worry though as we’re here to guide you through the process, giving you the information and advice you need.

UCAS Track

You should use UCAS Track to keep up-to-date with your Undergraduate application. Your UCAS Track account will be updated once a decision has been made on your application and you’ll be notified.

Fees & Funding

Your tuition fee status is determined by your nationality and the country where you are ordinarily resident. Find out all about undergraduate fees and funding for Scottish, UK, EU and International students, including tuition fees, student loans, and alternative sources of funding.

Contact us

If you’re not sure about anything, get in touch – we are here to help!

Whilst we may be dealing with a lot of enquiries during Results Day, our advisors will do everything they can to answer your call or email as efficiently as possible, so you shouldn’t be waiting too long.

T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
E: clearing@uws.ac.uk

Disclaimer

We will always try to make sure that we publish accurate course information but we do not accept responsibility for any mistakes or omissions. We will also try to make sure that we deliver our courses in line with our published information. However, we may not always be able to do so and you can find further information about this in our enrolment terms and conditions.

Contact our Clearing Team today 

+44(0)141 849 4101

We’re here to answer whatever questions you may have to help make the Clearing process as simple and stress-free as possible. Lines are open between 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday, with extended opening hours on the dates listed below: 

  • Tuesday 4 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Wednesday 5 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Thursday 6 August – 8.30am-6pm 
  • Friday 7th August – 8.30am-6pm 

Opening times will return to 8.45am-4.45pm from Monday 10 August. 

Our lines may be busier at certain times and we thank you for your patience in advance. Rest assured that our advisors will do everything they possibly can to answer your call as quickly as possible in order to guide you through the Clearing process.

Clearing advice sessions

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Make sure you don’t miss out on these – email us for scheduling details at clearing@uws.ac.uk

Clearing 2020

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