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LM077
Aeronautical Engineering

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

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Aeronautical engineering deals with the design, manufacture and maintenance of aeroplanes.

The first and second years of the programme are almost identical to the mechanical engineering degree programme, and offer a foundation in the engineering subjects. There is specialisation, work experience (in the aviation industry), and a major project in years 3 and 4.


 
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Leads to career as professional engineer (civil, mechanical, structural, electronic, chemical, computer) in industry or commerce or in local government or as consultant in private practice.

B. E. Aeronautical Engineering graduates are currently pursuing careers within the following areas:

Aircraft aerodynamic design analysis
Aircraft structural design analysis
Flight test instrumentation
Airframe maintenance
Design of airframe structural repair procedures
Engine maintenance repair
Aircraft systems engineering
Aircraft composite structures design research
Computer Aided Engineering software development
Aircraft electrical systems installation
Pneumatics cabin systems
Flight physics
Aircraft financial services operations management
Industrial fluid flow simulation using computational fluid dynamics
Gas turbine engine design manufacture
Automobile aerodynamic structural design analysis



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