Aerospace Engineering is always at the forefront of technological developments. The AE department of FHWN strives to offer students the educational environment and the tools they need to tackle challenging topics and remain pioneers in engineering.

Key Facts

Academic Degree
Academic Degree
Master of Science in Engineering (MA)
Language
Language
English
Ects
ECTS
120
Campus
Campus
Campus 1 Wiener Neustadt
Duration
Duration
4 semesters
Start
Study Start
September
Mode of Study
full-time
Admission days
Ongoing
Tuition fees
EUR 363.36 + EUR 20.20 student union fee per Semester
Study places available
25
Application deadline
30.06.2020
Mandatory work placement/Internship
No

Highlights

  • A unique full-time study programme in Austria
  • Taught entirely in English
  • Cross-disciplinary
  • Practice -oriented with an international scope
  • Projects intergrated in programme
  • Student-run projects in cooperation with industry

Occupational Fields & Career

An education in Aerospace Engineering opens up many professional possibilities. State of the art education and the implementation of modern methods, materials and tools makes graduates highly sought-after in various industries. Our graduates work in various aerospace related companies (Diamond Aircraft, Schiebl, Airbus, OHB etc.) as well as in the automotive, energy, communication and additional fields (Magna Steyr, Siemens etc.) in all sorts of positions (R&D, management etc.).

  • Research and Development
  • Design Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Innovation Manager
  • Sales and Customer Service
  • Consultant
  • Fields: Aerospace, Aircraft and Aeronautics, Automotive, Communications, Mobility industries

Practice Perspectives

This engineering program is designed such that you can apply your knowledge while studying. Participation in pioneer projects (advanced aircraft designs, CubeSats) gives you extensive hands-on experience. Industrial and ESA-funded projects allow plenty of opportunity to make your mark.

All about Internships

The master's programme in Aerospace Engineering does not have a mandatory internship. However, it is highly recommended to use the summer break between 2nd and 3rd semester for an internship. It often provides a good chance for a Master thesis topic or a job after graduation.

What the Experts say

Lionel Gury, MSc.

Mechanical Engineer, Airbus Space and Defence

"The curriculum is well structured with experienced lecturers from both industrial and academic backgrounds. The atmosphere is very friendly and allows a good balance of interaction, personal feedback, support and guidance from expert staff."

Sara Pavesi, MSc.

Development Engineer for Space System Studies, OHB

"The knowledge acquired in this valuable Master programme has suitably prepared me to proactively fulfill the tasks of my job and positively contribute to the enhancement of space technology."

David Jelem, MSc.

Project Manager, TTTech

"Coming from a more theory oriented physics background, the numerous group assignments offered great opportunity to learn a great deal on how to perform effectively in a team."

Flagship Projects

Cube Sat Programme

CubeSat Programme

Development, launch and operation of CubeSats for educational and scientific purposes

TROGON

TROGON - UAV for heavy goods transportation

TROGON is the conceptual development of an unmanned transport drone for large goods (up to 500 kg).

Curriculum

COURSES
30 ECTS
Adv. Math., Statistics & Optimisation (includes 3 ECTS for practical/laboratory sessions)
6
CAD for Aerospace Projects
5
Adv. Finite Element Computation (includes 3 ECTS for practical/laboratory sessions)
7
Aerospace Project Management & System Engineering
2
Quality Management in Aeronautics
2
Aerospace Players & Trends 1
2
Physics of Flight
3
Computational Fluid Dynamics
3
COURSES
30 ECTS
Aerothermodynamics 1
3
Satellite Technologies
3
Aircraft Design (includes 3 ECTS for practical/laboratory sessions)
7
Aircraft Systems & Technologies
4
Autonomy & Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
3
Space Propulsion
3
Junior Team Project
3
Lightweight Construction
3
Composites Manufacturing Processes 1
1
COURSES
30 ECTS
Aerothermodynamics 2
3
Air-breathing Propulsion
3
Senior Team Project
5
Space Applications (Telecom/Nav/RS)
3
Space Mission Analysis and Design (includes 3 ECTS for practical/laboratory sessions)
7
Dynamics of Flight & Flight Control
3
Spacecraft Environment & Interactions
3
Aerospace Materials & Processes
2
Aerospace Players & Trends 2
1
COURSES
30 ECTS
Master‘s Thesis / Seminar
3
Master‘s Thesis
27

Entry Requirements & Admission

An engineering degree is required as a pre-requisite to apply for this master's degree programme (Aerospace eng., Applied eng. etc.)

  • 30 ECTS or more in core engineering topics (mathematics, mechanics, thermo- and fluid dynamics etc.)
  • Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL: 95 points; IELTS: 7.0; Oxford: 75)
  • Upload your application at: onlinebewerbung.fhwn.ac.at
  • Personal or online interviews at WebEx.
  • Feedback within the two weeks following the interview
  • Detailed information and entry requirements HERE

Aerospace Engineering at the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt offers a unique and valuable blend of theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience – exactly the kind of education and background the industry needs.

Aerospace Engineering is the innovation lab for the entire engineering field. Technology developed for aerospace applications is often implemented in our daily lives on earth and thus enhances our lives.

Aerospace Engineers are very much sought after as their education always includes the most advanced methods and technologies. Potential employers are generally the aviation, space and automotive branches, R&D institutions and many other industries.