BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON

Aviation Engineering

BEng  |  Placement Year:   Yes

Our Aviation courses are accredited by the Royal Aeronautical Society and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Brunel is the closest university to London’s Heathrow Airport, providing opportunities for site visits and placement and career options.

Programme description

Our Aviation courses are accredited by the Royal Aeronautical Society and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Brunel is the closest university to London’s Heathrow Airport, providing opportunities for site visits and placement and career options.

Key Modules

Automative companies that our recent graduates have joined include Jaguar Land Rover, Aston Martin, McLaren Automotive, Bentley Motors, Ford, Nissan Technical Centre Europe, BMW (Mini), Lotus Cars, SAIC (MG), Changan, Tata Motors, BP, Ricardo, MAHLE Powertrain, Cummins, JCB, Perkins and Delphi.

Aviation Engineering graduates can enter almost any professional aerospace career, for example as an aeronautical engineer, commercial or military pilot, air traffic controller, aeronautical researcher.

Graduates have gone on to work for:

  • the RAF
  • Easyjet
  • British Airways
  • Airbus
  • BAE Systems
  • Transport for London.
Module & Subject

Level 1 provides grounding in engineering fundamentals and all students will study for the ground examinations for the European Private Pilot’s Licence, including air law, meteorology, principles of flight and human factors.

Levels 2 and 3 are common to both courses and will comprise specialist engineering and aerospace subjects.

Flight simulation, making extensive use of the University’s flight simulator, is used throughout the course.

Level 1

  • Aircraft Ground Theory and Design Project
  • Fundamentals of Solid Body Mechanics
  • Fundamentals of Thermofluids
  • Analytical Methods and Skills
  • Engineering Materials, Manufacturing and Electrical Machines
  • Aerospace Laboratories, Technical Drawing and Workshop Experience.

Level 2

  • Solid Body Mechanics
  • Thermofluids
  • Performance and Control of Aircraft
  • Principles of Aircraft Design
  • Professional Engineering Applications and Practice.

Level 3

  • Major Individual Project
  • Flight Testing and Airport Environment and Design
  • Propulsion Systems, Aircraft Structures and Materials
  • Professional Engineering Practice.

* If you choose the placement route, you will take your year-long placement in between Levels 2 and 3

Entry Requirements
  • GPA 5.0 or 80%

    75% is required in any specific subjects that are stated in GCE A-level entry requirements above.

  • IELTS: 6 (min 5.5 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 51 (51 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 60% (min 55% in all areas)
Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 4 years
Course Fee:  18000.00
Course Level: 
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Brunel University London, Kingston Lane Uxbridge Middlesex UB8 3PH
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER