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Masters in Aeronautical Engineering

It’s a great time to become an aeronautical engineer, with increasing demand across the world for talented graduates in this subject. If you want to study the design, development, production, testing, science and technology of air and spacecraft to an advanced level, a Masters in Aeronautical Engineering degree could be for you, allowing you to specialize in a particular area of the subject, and opening doors to plenty of aeronautical engineering jobs.

Read on to find out more about common Masters in Aeronautical Engineering degree types, entry requirements, career options and specializations.

Key Skills

Aeronautical engineering key skills

Common skills gained from aeronautical engineering degrees include:

  • An innovative mindset
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Teamwork skills, particularly in multinational teams
  • Knowledge of computer-aided design (CAD) software
  • Computer literacy
  • Strong numeral skills
  • Leadership and project management skills
  • Knowledge of computational modelling
  • Ability to use your creativity to find innovative solutions
  • Ability to manage design processes and evaluate outcomes
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to keep track of industry changes to meet customer needs
  • Ability to evaluate complex systems and the actions needed to improve them
  • Interdisciplinary skills, including knowledge within mechanical engineering
  • Good communication skills with people from a variety of backgrounds
  • Ability to be persistent in the face of problems, and to cope with stress well