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Department of Mechanical Engineering Programme Catalogue 2020/1


UEME-AFM04: MEng(Hons) Aerospace Engineering

Leading to the award of MASTER OF ENGINEERING IN AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

Mode of attendance: Full-time

Normal programme duration: 4 years

[Page last updated: 10 August 2020]

Click here for further information Possible DAPs for this programme:

  • This programme has no possible DAPs
 

Click here for further informationPossible exit awards for this programme:



Year 1

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 1 Stage 1 of this programme contributes 0% towards the final award classification


Semester 1: Part 1 Stage 1

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ME10001 Experimentation, engineering skills & applied engineering 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME10003 Thermodynamics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME10004 Solid mechanics 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME10006 Design materials & manufacturing 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME10304 Mathematics 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 1 Stage 1

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ME10009 Fluid mechanics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME10010 Solid mechanics 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME10012 Design materials & manufacturing 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME10285 Instrumentation, electronics & electrical drives 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME10305 Mathematics 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 2

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 2 of this programme contributes 20% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ME20013 Systems & control 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME20022 Fluid dynamics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ME20014 Modelling techniques 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME20016 Solid mechanics 3 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME20018 Design 3 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ME20015 Thermal power and heat transfer 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME20021 Modelling techniques 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME20023 Solid mechanics 4 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME20025 Design 4 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME20026 Manufacturing operations and technology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 3

NB. You may be permitted to take ME40315 (External integrated project - 30 credits) instead of ME30313 and ME40314 in Semester 2 subject to the approval of your Director of Studies.

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 3 of this programme contributes 40% towards the final award classification


Semester 1: Part 2 Stage 3

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ME30032 Aerodynamics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME30041 Aircraft stability & control 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME30045 Aerospace structures 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME30218 Aircraft propulsion 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME30219 Aircraft performance 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 2 Stage 3

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ME30313 Aerospace group business & design project - I 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME40314 Aerospace group business & design project - II 18 credits       [equivalent to 36 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 4

Students must choose at least one ME4 unit as an option in Semester 1.

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 27 (Section B)PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 28 (Section B)PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 3 Stage 4 of this programme contributes 40% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 3 Stage 4

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ME40321 Engineering project 30 credits       [equivalent to 60 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 3 Stage 4

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ME40343 Advanced helicopter dynamics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 1 units from the following list: BLOCK 1
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ME40212 Biomimetics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 1 units from the following list: BLOCK 2
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ME30030 Structural mechanics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME30197 Business processes 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME40058 Fluid power 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 1 units from the following list: BLOCK 3
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ME30029 Control systems 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME30342 Advanced manufacturing technology 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME40377 High performance aerostructures 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 1 units from the following list: BLOCK 4
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ME30033 Mechanical vibrations & noise 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME40046 Modelling and analysis of manufacturing systems 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME40319 Composite materials 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 1 units from the following list: BLOCK 5
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ME30042 Computer integrated manufacturing 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME40054 Computational fluid dynamics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 1 units from the following list: BLOCK 6
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ME40064 System modelling & simulation 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN10545 Organisational behaviour 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 1 units from the following list: BLOCK 8
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ME40346 Spacecraft engineering 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 1 units from the following list: BLOCK 9
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ME30060 Heat transfer 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME40051 Advanced control 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME40055 Energy & the environment 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME40195 Medical engineering 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 1 units from the following list: BLOCK 10
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ME30294 Product design and development 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ME40057 Finite element analysis 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.