Undergraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2013 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Engineering component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Engineering


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


Aeronautical engineering covers the design, manufacture, construction and airworthiness of flight vehicles. It encompasses the science and technology of vehicles operating within the Earth's atmosphere or in space. This branch of engineering utilises a number of advanced technologies including aerodynamics, aerostructures, avionics, flight control, propulsion, material science and extensive computational simulation.


For the sequence of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

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Relevant courses

Single degree

  • 3275 Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering

Double degrees

  • 3277 Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering and Bachelor of Arts
  • 3355 Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering and Bachelor of Law
  • 3278 Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering and Bachelor of Science
  • 3355 Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering / Bachelor of Laws

Progression to further studies

Postgraduate study is also available in this area of study in the following courses:

  • 3292 Master of Engineering Science (Research)
  • 3291 Doctor of Philosophy