Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) in Aerospace Engineering  

Queens University Belfast 


About the Course 

UCAS CODE  MINIMUM POINTS  NFQ Level  Delivery Mode  Duration 
H400  462*  8  Full Time  3/4 Years 

*Estimated – Contact Queens University via to obtain Leaving Certificate equivalent criteria for this course. Email: Tel:+44 (0) 28 9097 3838 



Queens University is recognised for high career opportunities it offers students furthermore it is recognised by the royal aeronautical society. Aerospace Engineering is at the cutting edge of technology and service of some of the most technologically advanced engineering products in the world, ranging from commercial airplanes and helicopters to spacecraft and Unmanned Aerial vehicles. 


Minimum Requirements 

Six LC Subjects  H3 or higher 
Mathematics  H3 or higher 
One of the following 

Physics (preferred) 



Structure/Content of the Course 


Year One and Two 

Students get the opportunity to study an array of modules related to the field of aviation. During the first 2 years of study students will get to grips with aircraft design, aerodynamics, aircraft propulsion, fluid dynamics, flight mechanics and avionics. Students will also get to opportunity to undertake flight laboratory modules and participate in practical flight simulators in order to apply their studies. 


After completion of second year, students have the option to transfer to the Master of Engineering in Aerospace Engineering program.  

Year Three 

Optional Industrial Placement 

Final Year 

Students study topics like avionics systems, computer aided engineer and professional studies while also completing an individual research project. 


Career Opportunities

Students have gone to work in a variety of positions including aircraft leasing, finance, aerodynamic structural design, and engine design. Furthermore, the university boasts strong links with the industry. Past students have gone to work for Rolls Royce, Airbus, Bombardier, and BAE Systems.