University of Glasgow

Course Details

Aerospace Systems MSc

Course Description

Aerospace systems are the future of the aerospace industry and constitute the major component of all modern aircraft. They are the essential onboard systems that ensure the safe and accurate operation of all aerospace vehicles, from civil passenger planes to sophisticated unmanned aerial vehicles. Students in this programme can benefit from access to our outstanding facilities: including several wind tunnels, a flight simulation lab, an autonomous unmanned vehicle (UAV) laboratory, helicopter test rig laboratories and computer labs for modelling and simulation.

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Career outcomes

Career opportunities include aerospace, defence, laser targeting systems, radar development, electro-optics, autonomous systems and systems modelling. Graduates of this programme have gone on to positions such as: Software Engineer at Hewlett-Packard Avionic and Mission System Engineer at Qinetiq Engineering Corporal & Driver at Hellenic Army.

Aerospace Systems MSc University of Glasgow