Master of Aerospace Engineering
- Degree Structure - Duration
- 18 months full-time
2024 tuition fees estimate per 180 points:
The Master of Aerospace Engineering (MAerospaceEng) gives you the opportunity to explore and complete research in designing, testing, and building aircraft and integrated systems.
Aerospace is a growing sector in Aotearoa New Zealand, with UC uniquely placed in Waitaha Canterbury as the centre hub and testbed for industry.
To enrol in the Master of Aerospace Engineering, you will need to previously completed one of the following:
If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.
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Choose at least two courses from:
Plus choose up to two courses from:
You may select other approved 400-600 level courses than the above, if deemed necessary to support your thesis work.
This master's degree will give you unique practical and research skills for a range of roles within commercial, research exploration, military, or space aviation sectors, setting you on a path towards ground-breaking research and technology.
Career pathways could include:
2024 tuition fees estimate (per 180 points):
SSL estimate (per 180 points):
The MAerospaceEng is made up of 180 points, which includes 30 points of compulsory core aerospace engineering courses, 30 points of aerospace elective courses, and a thesis on an aerospace engineering topic of your choice (120 points). The elective courses you choose will support your thesis research.
Beginning in either February or July, the degree will take 18 months of full-time study to complete, or part-time up to 3 years.