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    Can anyone give me a review of Loughborough university aero department?
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    (Original post by Omzie)
    Can anyone give me a review of Loughborough university aero department?
    Don't know anyone on here who does Aero at Loughborough.
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    (Original post by Black Water)
    Don't know anyone on here who does Aero at Loughborough.
    Yh i am having problems finding any aerospace engineering students at the unis im looking at on TSR. No luck with Bath,Bristol or Southampton aero students as well.
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    (Original post by Omzie)
    Yh i am having problems finding any aerospace engineering students at the unis im looking at on TSR. No luck with Bath,Bristol or Southampton aero students as well.
    Yeah unlucky. I don't know anyone on here who even does Aerospace Engineering. They're good university choices though.
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    (Original post by Omzie)
    Yh i am having problems finding any aerospace engineering students at the unis im looking at on TSR. No luck with Bath,Bristol or Southampton aero students as well.

    Hi Omzie

    We don't do aerospace engineering here - we do aeronautical engineering. What is it you wanted to know? What it's like in general or something more specific?

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    (Original post by Omzie)
    Can anyone give me a review of Loughborough university aero department?
    I have a friend there but he is doing an MSc renewable energy tech tho.

    I've been to Loughborough myself and met the professors from the engineering department and all I can say is its a fantastic university with great facilities.
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    Hi Omzie

    We don't do aerospace engineering here - we do aeronautical engineering. What is it you wanted to know? What it's like in general or something more specific?

    Vicky
    What is the actual difference between them?
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    (Original post by Black Water)
    What is the actual difference between them?
    Aerospace encompasses everything within our stratosphere and beyond i.e space.

    Aeronautical just encompasses everything in the stratosphere only and is a lot more focused on Aircraft/Aerodynamics.
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    (Original post by trapking)
    Aerospace encompasses everything within our stratosphere and beyond i.e space.

    Aeronautical just encompasses everything in the stratosphere only and is a lot more focused on Aircraft/Aerodynamics.
    I guess I already knew that then lol. Is that it? I'd prefer Aeronautical then but I think places like Leeds do Aerospace/Aeronautical.
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    (Original post by Black Water)
    I guess I already knew that then lol. Is that it? I'd prefer Aeronautical then but I think places like Leeds do Aerospace/Aeronautical.
    It's a bit like mechanical and automotive...their quite similar but one is more specialised towards a certain aspect.

    In Aerospace you'll do stuff like space/spacecraft mechanics, satellite systems etc. it's more broad because you're not just studying aircraft per say you're also looking at the mechanics/dynamics of things like rockets.

    Are you a prospective applicant?
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    (Original post by Black Water)
    What is the actual difference between them?
    Hi Black Water

    Aerospace engineering generally covers 2 areas - aeronautical engineering (flight within the atmosphere) and astronautical engineering (flight outside of the atmosphere).
    So if you're looking at doing Aerospace engineering- you'd get the chance to do both aeronautical and astronautical.
    Although we do touch on aerospace in a couple of modules - it's not to the same level as doing an aerospace degree

    Hope this helps

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    (Original post by trapking)
    It's a bit like mechanical and automotive...their quite similar but one is more specialised towards a certain aspect.

    In Aerospace you'll do stuff like space/spacecraft mechanics, satellite systems etc. it's more broad because you're not just studying aircraft per say you're also looking at the mechanics/dynamics of things like rockets.

    Are you a prospective applicant?
    Ohh right. No, I'm only in first year of A-Levels lol. Oh, I thought Aeronautical was more broad.
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    (Original post by Loughborough University)
    Hi Black Water

    Aerospace engineering generally covers 2 areas - aeronautical engineering (flight within the atmosphere) and astronautical engineering (flight outside of the atmosphere).
    So if you're looking at doing Aerospace engineering- you'd get the chance to do both aeronautical and astronautical.
    Although we do touch on aerospace in a couple of modules - it's not to the same level as doing an aerospace degree

    Hope this helps

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    Oh ok thank you. Which of the two is more broad?
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    (Original post by Black Water)
    Ohh right. No, I'm only in first year of A-Levels lol. Oh, I thought Aeronautical was more broad.
    Quite the opposite! If you want variety I would highly recommend Aerospace.

    I'm a graduate engineer so if you have anymore questions feel free to ask.
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    (Original post by Black Water)
    Oh ok thank you. Which of the two is more broad?
    Hi Black Water

    As trapking (thanks for your input ) said - aerospace is broader because you get to cover both. Aeronautical is more specialised.

    As you look at different unis and what they offer, you may get a better idea of which route you want to go down.
    Have a look at module listing - it will give you a good idea of what each course offers - you can then compare and choose which you think you'd be most interested in.

    Hope that helps
    Vicky
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    (Original post by trapking)
    Quite the opposite! If you want variety I would highly recommend Aerospace.

    I'm a graduate engineer so if you have anymore questions feel free to ask.
    Ohh ok. You're a mechanical engineering graduate aren't you? I heard that Engineering jobs have bad graduate salaries.
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    (Original post by Loughborough University)
    Hi Black Water

    As trapking (thanks for your input ) said - aerospace is broader because you get to cover both. Aeronautical is more specialised.

    As you look at different unis and what they offer, you may get a better idea of which route you want to go down.
    Have a look at module listing - it will give you a good idea of what each course offers - you can then compare and choose which you think you'd be most interested in.

    Hope that helps
    Vicky
    Thanks.
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    (Original post by Black Water)
    Thanks.
    You're welcome

    Any more questions - ask away, always happy to help.

    Vicky
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    (Original post by Loughborough University)
    You're welcome

    Any more questions - ask away, always happy to help.

    Vicky
    For your BEng Aeronautical Engineering your offer is AAB and for MEng it's A*AA. Why is MEng that much higher than BEng? Typically it's only a grade higher to get into MEng.
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    (Original post by Black Water)
    Ohh ok. You're a mechanical engineering graduate aren't you? I heard that Engineering jobs have bad graduate salaries.
    Yes I am (I wanted to do Aerospace actually back when I was in A-levels but how things have changed :lol:....I'm now about to embark on an MSc in Subsea Engineering/Offshore Engineering).

    And it depends really they are a lot of factors but jobs are very competitive nowadays. I only just rejected a job offer for £25k + international travel and that's with me only having a BEng.
 
 
 
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