Aerospace students working on a project

Partnerships in Engineering

Partnerships with some of the top organisations and businesses in the industry mean your studies stay relevant to the current market as well as the latest technologies and influences. Some firms contribute directly to course content, giving you experience of real-world scenarios and day-to-day challenges.

These links also give you access to excellent placement opportunities. And throughout your course, lectures and workshops with visiting professionals give you unique insights from the front line of industry.

Current partnerships

Collaboration on composites

We’re working with leading innovators to deliver educational support to this expanding industry.

Renishaw machining and metrology

As part of the South West Renishaw Productivity Centre, a number of our modules are influenced directly by this industry leader.

Engineering and Computing Employers Consortium

To ensure you’re equipped with the right skills for today’s world, we work closely with this group of key industry employers.


This well-established aerospace professional development programme is supported by Airbus UK, AgustaWestland, Rolls-Royce Plc, QinetiQ, the MOD and others.

Knowledge transfer partnerships (KTPs)

Choose to become an assigned Associate on a KTP and you’ll put your skills into action with the support of mentoring and additional training. All while working to improve the competitiveness and productivity of the business you’re working with.

Professional accreditation

All our courses are accredited by internationally recognised professional bodies. This accreditation is based on regular, rigorous reviews of our course content and delivery by Professional Bodies.

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