Aeronautical Engineering BEng (Hons)

Aeronautical Engineering BEng (Hons)

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: 15 January
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: £12
Intakes: September
International tuition: £14,750
Domestic tuition: £9,250

Program overview

Aeronautical students have the opportunity to become valuable members of our ‘DMU Racing’ team optimising aerodynamics of our Formula Student racing car. Students also will be challenged to design and build a single-seat racing car, which is then tested in competition with universities around the world at the famous Silverstone Circuit.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • A typical offer is 112 UCAS points (120 UCAS points for MEng) from at least two A-levels including Mathematics or Physics at grade C, or
  • Engineering or Physics BTEC National Diploma/ Extended Diploma at DMM (DDM for MEng)
Plus, five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and Mathematics or equivalent.
Alternative qualifications include:
Pass in one of the following QAA accredited Access to HE course with at least 15 level 3 credits in the relevant subject at distinction:
  • Access to HE Engineering
  • Engineering Science
  • Engineering Science and Mathematics
  • Physics and Engineering
  • Physics and Mathematics

International students 

If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each band (or equivalent)

English and Mathematics GCSEs are required as a separate qualification as equivalency is not accepted within the Access qualification.

  • International Baccalaureate: 26+ points (30+ points for MEng) with Mathematics or Physics at higher level
  • Engineering Year Zero: Pass

Portfolio Required: No
Interview Required: No

Career opportunities

After successfully completing this programme graduates are expected to find employment in industries such as; Aeronautical and Aero Space, Automotive (vehicle aerodynamics), renewable energy sector (wind turbine design), aviation management, military and defence industries. The UK aerospace and aeronautical industry is the largest in Europe and the second-largest in the world (second to the US). The sector has seen consistent growth in recent years and supports a growing number of high-skilled, high-value jobs.

Campus location

Leicester , United Kingdom