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Program overview
4 semesters
Full time
Master's degree
Start dates
Wiener Neustadt
September 2021

Program description

Aerospace Engineering MSc

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.


  • Full-time study programme in Austria
  • Taught entirely in English
  • State-of-the art research facilities
  • International projects with active student participation
  • High-performance computing
  • Excellent career opportunities

Admission requirements

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 Academic: 7.0 score; OOPT: 75 points)Exception for applications 2020.
  • Upload your application
  • You will receive an invitation to an online interview.
    Due to the current situation, admission interviews will be conducted online only.
  • Written feedback within the two weeks following the interview
  • Detailed information and entry requirements -Application deadline: July 15, 2020
  • Information regarding Legalization of Documents
  • Special Offer: English Crash-course before the semester starts (this depends on when the University can resume normal functioning)

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

1st semester


  • Adv. Math., Statistics & Optimisation (includes 3 ECTS for practical/laboratory sessions)
  • CAD for Aerospace Projects
  • Adv. Finite Element Computation (includes 3 ECTS for practical/laboratory sessions)
  • Aerospace Project Management & System Engineering
  • Quality Management in Aeronautics
  • Aerospace Players & Trends 1
  • Physics of Flight
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics

2nd semester


  • Aerothermodynamics 1
  • Satellite Technologies
  • Aircraft Design (includes 3 ECTS for practical/laboratory sessions)
  • Aircraft Systems & Technologies
  • Autonomy & Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
  • Space Propulsion
  • Junior Team Project
  • Lightweight Construction
  • Composites Manufacturing Processes

3rd semester


  • Aerothermodynamics 2
  • Air-breathing Propulsion
  • Senior Team Project
  • Space Applications (Telecom/Nav/RS)
  • Space Mission Analysis and Design (includes 3 ECTS for practical/laboratory sessions)
  • Dynamics of Flight & Flight Control
  • Spacecraft Environment & Interactions
  • Aerospace Materials & Processes
  • Aerospace Players & Trends 2

4th semester


  • Master‘s Thesis / Seminar
  • Master‘s Thesis

Tuition fees

EUR 363.36 + EUR 20.20 student union fee per Semester for all students


  • Academic Degree: Master of Science in Engineering (MSc)
  • ECTS: 120

Career opportunities

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

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University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt

As Lower Austria's largest University of Applied Sciences and one of the country's top educational institutions, we focus on practice-oriented education, international networking and innovative research work. Thanks to our high-quality standards in teaching and research, our determined focus on...

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