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MEng, BEng Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering

Year 1

(Award available for year: Certificate of Higher Educ)

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate a familiarity with the basic concepts, information, practical competencies and techniques which are standard features of the discipline;
2. Use basic generic intellectual qualities specific to aeronautical and aerospace engineering, for example, be able to: a) communicate the results of their work; b) present a structured and coherent simple argument
3. Be able to interpret and evaluate the underlying concepts and principles of the discipline;
4. Evaluate qualitative and/or quantitative data;
5. Demonstrate an ability to evaluate the appropriateness of different approaches to problem solving associated with the discipline;
6. Appreciate their strengths and weaknesses as learners;
7. Demonstrate an awareness of professional and disciplinary boundaries

Skills Learning Outcomes
1. Application of science, mathematics and/or engineering principles
2. Problem solving
3. Application of computational and analytical techniques
4. Searching and using technical literature
5. Design skills
6. Sustainability
7. Professional ethics practice
8. Equality, diversity and inclusion
9. Practical and workshop skills
10. Technical awareness of engineering materials, equipment, technologies, and processes
11. Quality management
12. Engineering and project management
13. Communication and collaboration
14. Lifelong learning
15. Time and personal management
16. Academic integrity


Achievement may be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and may include written examinations, in-class and online tests, problem sheets, assignments, and coursework in the form of projects, reports, presentations and posters.


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