Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering

Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering

Digging deeper into subject interests can help you in a number of ways:

  • Confirm whether this is (or isn't) something you would be interested in enough to want to study it at university either as the focus of your degree or a minor/elective

  • Give you some inspiration to use when creating your questions and topics for IA's (coursework) and your Extended Essay

  • Provide you with content for your university application writing in the future, enabling you to reflect on the things you've been doing to explore your interests in a way that is academically relevant to the course or institution you are applying for.

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Engineering: a beginner's guide, N McCarthy
Book
Focusing on the impact of engineering on society and the world, McCarthy details the development of the discipline, explains what makes an engineering mind, and shows how every aspect of our lives has been engineered: from gadgets to our national infrastructure. Long considered tinkerers, problem solvers, and visionaries, engineers hold the keys to our real and virtual future.
St. Clares Library L24 620 MCC
The new science of strong materials or why you don't fall through the floor
Book
St. Clares Library L24 620.1 GOR
The Engineer
E-Magazine
The latest engineering, technology and business news and features. There are sections for different engineering disciplines
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Young Engineer Programmes
Events | Conference
Gain an immersive experience of Engineering alongside top professionals. Choose below either our Young Engineer Weekend or our Young Engineer Summer Experience.
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Royal SOciety Open Science
Journal
An open journal publishing high-quality research across all of science, engineering and mathematics
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Research from the University of Bristol
Journal Articles | Website
Explore cutting edge research from the different faculties and departments from the University of Bristol, including free access to their published journal articles.
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Coursera
Online Course
Coursera is an online platform for distance learning. They have a range of free courses delivered by universities. Search in this section to find courses of interest to you, often these are courses you can follow at your own pace.
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EdX
Online Course
The X Series courses on the EdX platform are free online courses delivered by universities and aimed at helping you explore areas of interest.
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FutureLearn
Online Course
FutureLearn is a free online platform where universities from around the globe host FREE online courses you can undertake in your areas of interest. Browse courses by categories or use the search bar to find courses relevant to your interests
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Springpod: Degree Taster Programmes
Online Course
Virtual programs helping you to explore degree subject areas before you apply which you can complete at your own pace.
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ExeTalks
Video | Recorded Lecture
ExeTalks are a chance to discover some of the fascinating research undertaken at the University of Exeter.
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I want to study engineering
Website
Problem solving activities and advice for making competitive applications for Engineering.  Create a free account to track your progress.
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engNRICH
Website
Mathematical activities to complement and enhance the study of engineering.
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Royal Aeronautical Society
Website | Blog | E-Magazine | Journal | Video | Conference
You can find resources to explore careers in aerospace & aviation in the Careers & Education section of this website. In the News & Expertise section, you will find their insight blog, Aerospace e-Magazine and their journals and papers.
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Institute of Mechanical Engineerings
Website | E-Magazine | Events | Webinar
The latest news, research, through leadership, jobs, events and training within the engineering sectors connected to mechanical engineering. The careers and education section of the site has information on scholarships and awards as well as careers within these industries. Within many of the sectors, you will find webinars and events listed
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HE+
Website | Podcast | Blog | Video
The HE+ website has supercurricular resources created and written by Cambridge students and academics including challenging activities, engaging videos, reflective questions and much more.
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Springpod Virtual Work Experience
Work Experience
Virtual work experience Opportunities across a range of companies and sectors. Most of them are free.
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