Choosing your subjects Secondary School pupils

Choosing subjects at school

Good news! The aerospace and space industries offer careers that are fluid and adaptable. So don’t think you’ll have to do just one job for the rest of your life. By picking a few key subjects at school, you can unlock a whole world of career opportunities.

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Ayrshire College

Ayrshire College is a great place to study an aeronautical course. Their state-of-the-art Aeronautical Engineering Training Centre – based at the Ayr Campus – gives students the best possible training environment for this industry.

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University of the West of Scotland

UWS has over 100 years’ experience in training engineers. The university came top in Scotland for teaching quality in Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering in The Times Good University Guide 2020 and had a 100% rating for student satisfaction in BEng Aircraft Engineering in the 2021 National Student Survey.

University of Strathclyde Engineering Department

University of Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde is home to the largest Faculty of Engineering in Scotland, with over 40 undergraduate courses across eight departments, including Aero-Mechanical and Product Design Engineering. Many employers target Strathclyde programmes and students often have jobs lined up before they graduate.

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