Bachelor of Technology (Aerospace Engineering)

Aerospace industry is always at the forefront of scientific and technological developments. This makes it one of the most diverse, technically advanced, challenging and exciting industries to work in today. The global aerospace industry contributes hundreds of billions of dollars to the world economy. Technologies developed by aerospace engineers are used in aviation, defense, and space exploration. UAE intends to spend US $136 billion on the aviation industry with plans to become one of the global aerospace hubs.

Role of Aerospace Engineers

Aerospace engineers are responsible for creating exceptional machines - like airplanes which weigh more than half a million pounds and spacecraft which travel at a speed of more than 17,000 miles/hour. An aeronautical or aerospace engineer applies scientific and technological principles to research, design, develop, maintain and test the performance of civil and military aircraft, missiles, weapons systems, satellites and space vehicles. They also work on the different components that make up these aircraft and systems.

Employment Prospects

Aerospace engineers are employed in the aircraft industry - including companies that make engines, communications systems, electronic devices, and parts used in aircraft construction. Government agencies, such as the Department of Defence or the Govt. Space Research Departments (like NASA) of various countries also hire professionals from this field. World leaders in space and aviation like the US, France, UK and Germany provide tremendous employment opportunities.
Additional Skills Required
Since this occupation expects the highest standards of precision, aeronautical engineers must pay exceptional attention to perfectionism in their work. These traits are very important because mistakes are often fatal. Duration 4 Years Full-time Required Credit Hours: minimum hours