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University of Glasgow

Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Aerospace Systems

Virtually all modern aircraft, from airliners to micro unmanned systems, rely on complex and comprehensive onboard systems. In this programme, you will be required to bring together concepts from aeronautical, electrical and system engineering to understand how these systems are designed, implemented and operate, as well as their effect on the operation, performance and safety of aerospace vehicles.

In this programme, you will study topics including aerospace dynamics and control, flight mechanics, aircraft performance, and avionics systems. You will also have the opportunity to visit Glasgow where you will carry out a team project to design, build and flight test your own unmanned lighter-than-air vehicle.

Career Opportunities
Aerospace Systems Engineers will acquire knowledge in manned and unmanned flight systems as well as mechanics and dynamics of flight vehicles. Possible career opportunities include aeronautics, defence, payload and electronics development.

Learn about SIT-UofG's Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Aerospace Systems.


University of Glasgow
Aerospace Systems, BEng (Hons)

Programme Structure

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University of Glasgow
Aerospace Systems, BEng (Hons)

Polytechnic Diploma

Nanyang Polytechnic

  • Aeronautical & Aerospace Technology
  • Aerospace Systems & Management

Ngee Ann Polytechnic

  • Aerospace Electronics
  • Aerospace Technology
  • Automation & Mechatronic Systems
  • Electronic & Computer Engineering (Aerospace Electronics option)

Republic Polytechnic

  • Aerospace Avionics
  • Aerospace Engineering (Quality Systems)
  • Civil Aviation

Singapore Polytechnic

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Aerospace Electronics
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Aerospace option / Aerospace Engineering option)
  • Engineering Systems
  • Mechatronics and Robotics (Aerospace Engineering option)

Temasek Polytechnic

  • Aerospace Electronics
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Electronics (Avionics Electives cluster / Aerospace Electronics option)

Other relevant diplomas not listed will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


University of Glasgow
Aerospace Systems, BEng (Hons)

AY2015/16 - Fee structure for normal candidature period of study




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SC: Singapore Citizens
SPR: Singapore Permanent Residents
IS: International Students


1. All amounts quoted are exclusive of GST.
2. For students paying subsidised fees, GST on the tuition fees will be subsidised by MOE.
3. For students paying non-subsidised fees, GST on the tuition fee is to be borne by the student.

The above table is not applicable for non-relevant diploma holders/A-Level/other qualifications (equivalent to A-Level).

Here's a list of relevant polytechnic diplomas for the respective degree programmes.

For students admitted to SIT in AY2015/16, the annual tuition fee is fixed at the AY2015/16 rate for the duration of their degree programme.

Financial Assistance (eg. CPF, PSEA, TFL, SL) are available if the necessary criteria are met for the tuition fees. SIT has the discretion to invoice students based on the credit rates accordingly if the financial assistance do not apply.

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University of Glasgow
Aerospace Systems, BEng (Hons)

Students studying in the University of Glasgow (UofG) degree programmes are required to complete a four-week attachment in Glasgow at the home campus of the University of Glasgow, U.K., where they will undertake a 10-credit group design/practical module, experience a different culture and interact with students there. Some industrial visits and guest lectures may be organised by the University of Glasgow. The estimated cost ranges from S$4,500* to S$5,500*.

Note: Estimated costs are dependent on the prevailing currency exchange rate and flight ticket prices.


Mechatronics students working on a guided group project in a laboratory of the University of Glasgow, UK.
(Photo courtesy of Dr Patrick Chua)


Mechanical Design Engineering students working on a guided group project in a laboratory of the University of Glasgow, UK.
(Photo courtesy of Yvonne Chan)

Say “cheese” and “wish you were here!”
(Photo courtesy of Dr Patrick Chua)

“OIP is an eye-opener for me as I have not been exposed to other culture and ways of life. It is a good experience to be able to work with current students in Glasgow and sharing knowledge” -- Randall Tan, Mechatronics

“It was an unforgettable and eye-opening experience to see the lovely culture of Glasgow; the friendly people and slower pace of life. I was also in awe of the serenity and breath taking beauty of Scotland. It will be forever etched in my mind.” -- Ziyi Poh, Mechanical Design Engineering

“Sharing the summer of 2012 in Glasgow was definitely the highlight of the year. Being in a land where the sun rises at 4am and sets at 10pm, I was amazed by what Glasgow had to offer. The University, too, was a sight to behold, with its exterior representing a castle as though carved out from the movies. I am very proud to be a student of the University, and words just cannot describe how fortunate I was to have had this experience.’ – Khairul Anwar Bin Ahmad Samson, Mechatronics



University of Glasgow
Aerospace Systems, BEng (Hons)

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