Gain skills to take your career to new heights
Space and Aerospace Engineering involves design, manufacture, operations and development of flight vehicles and their systems. You’ll have the choice and options to discover your own path – you can choose an education in either the mechanical or electrical aspect of the field. You’ll have the option to specialise in areas such as aerodynamics, or navigation and control.
If you’ve ever dreamed of understanding things beyond our planet, this is for you. Space research is an integral part of our future and a rapidly developing area of study, thanks to support from the Federal Government. You’ll get hands-on learning about systems like:
Our Space Systems Engineering program is unique to UNSW. You’ll be empowered at a globally renowned school, where passion, diverse perspectives and a hands-on approach create solutions for a better world. At UNSW Mechanical and Electrical Engineering – ranked #1 in Australia* – you’ll be at the forefront of discovering Australia’s space capabilities, with The Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research (ACSER) taking a national leadership role in Australian space engineering research.
The Aerospace industry is growing, and fast. It’s one of Australia’s major exporters of high value-added manufactured goods and a growing field of research with strong career potential. UNSW graduates in the field earn amongst the highest salaries in Australia.
You might choose to continue studying a Masters in Space Systems Engineering, and then move on to a PhD. The degree is designed to produce industry-ready Space and Aerospace Engineers.
Your career path could include:
*QS World Rankings
Our specialised degree, Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Aerospace Engineering) will provide you with strong skills and knowledge to enter the aerospace engineering industry.
We offer a range of engineering program specialisations that can be undertaken in our Engineers Australia accredited degrees. You can study Aerospace Engineering in the following undergraduate degrees/compatible degrees:
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