UWS Clearing 2021

Aircraft Engineering



MEng (Hons) / BEng (Hons)


MEng (Hons) – 5 years full-time, BEng (Hons) – 4 years full-time




September 2021


MEng: H411 / BEng: H410

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.
  • BEng (Hons) Aircraft Engineering is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) under licence from the UK regulator, the Engineering Council. Visit the programme page for further details.

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


Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

Rest of UK (Eng, Wales & NI) & Republic of Ireland

Year 1: Open

Year 2: Open

Year 3: Open

International (including EU/EEA)

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: CCCincluding Maths and National 5 Physics at B 
  • 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

Further information

Clearing Guide

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UCAS Track

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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

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T: 0800 027 1000 (Freephone within the UK)
T: +44 (0)141 849 4101 (outwith the UK)
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