Aerospace and Aircraft Engineering

Why choose Kingston?

Kingston is the UK's largest provider of undergraduate aerospace education; playing an important role in training aerospace engineers since 1912.

Located at Roehampton Vale, on the outskirts of Kingston town centre and close to Richmond Park, the campus is dedicated to engineering students.

Whether you want to study at foundation level, our vocational Incorporated Engineer route (BSc) or our Chartered Engineer route (MEng/BEng) in such areas as: aerospace design, aircraft maintenance or space technology, you will find a course to suit your needs. See our courses.

Our association with industry in the delivery of courses supported by the Industry Advisory Board and professional body; ensures the collaboration between academia and industry.

Well known companies are involved either via delivery of courses, placements, final year projects or industry talks and include such names KLM Engineering, Marshall Aerospace and the Defence Group ,Airbus UK, Astrium Eads, GE Aircraft, Lockheed to SME's such Aero Optimal, Aircraft Research Associates, Aim Aviation and others.

Dr Peter Barrington is the head of the school and is supported by an academic team of industry knowledge based staff within the fields of aircraft engineering, aerospace and astronautics. You can find out more about our staff here.

Dedicated facilities

We offer a wide-range of specialist facilities on site, supported with software technology and laboratory technicians.

student testing air flow in a wind tunnel student measuring engine cylinder head Student working on the Learjet A student examines the outside of a plane Student work inside the plane cockpit


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