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Aerospace Engineering (TUM Asia)

Course of studies



Duration of study (semesters)






Description of course of studies

The Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering programme is jointly awarded by Technische Universität München (TUM) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU). The programme is conducted in Singapore and it serves to provide graduates with an in-depth knowledge in the field of aerospace engineering, focusing in the areas of aeronautical and space design and research. Particularly, the programme combines both European and Asian insights, producing graduates that are ready for the global economy. The programme is jointly taught by academia from NTU and TUM, who have extensive experience in the latest trends in research and education as well as in global industrial product development and management. The non-technical subjects are taught by experts from the industry, from Asia and Europe alike. Lectures will be held across TUM Asia‘s and NTU‘s campuses in Singapore. Students who have passed all examinations will be awarded a joint Master degree from NTU and TUM.

Curriculum (link)


Major fields of study

Core modules:
  • Aerodynamics
  • Flight Performance and Dynamics
  • Structures and Materials
  • Propulsion
  • Advanced Mathematics

    Three focus areas will be offered: ‘Aerodynamics and Propulsion’, ‘Structures, Materials and Systems’, and ‘Flight Mechanics and Control’:

    Focus Area 1: Aerodynamics and Propulsion
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Turbulent Flows
  • Boundary Layer Theory
  • Turbo Compressors

    Focus Area 2: Structures, Materials and Systems
  • Plate and Shell Structures
  • Fracture Mechanics and Non-destructive testing
  • Carbon Fibre Composite Materials
  • Aerosystems
  • Lightweight and Aerospace Structures

    Focus Area 3: Flight Mechanics and Control
  • Advanced Flight Dynamics
  • Flight Control Systems
  • Advanced Control of Flight Systems
  • Spacecraft Technology

    Students have to choose 3 subjects from their Major Focus area, 2 subjects from their Secondary Focus area and 2 subjects from any of the Focus areas.

  • Guide to study (Link)


    Course of studies

    Please see above.



    A compulsory internship (2 months) and Master Thesis (6 months) is required after the successful completion of coursework. The internship and Master Thesis may be undertaken at a company or university, in Singapore, Germany or the rest of the world.

    Application and admission


    To apply, kindly visit our Admissions page for more information:

    Aptitude test


    Information on the aptitude test

    Applicants whose medium of study for their Bachelor degree is NOT English will be required to submit their TOEFL / IELTS score. Applicants holding academic qualifications from Vietnam, Mongolia or China will have to submit their APS certificate.

    Start of course

    August every year

    Application Period

    Nov. 1 - March 31 (of intake year)

    Admission notification

    Via Email after verification of application documents.

    Application documents

    To find out more about the application procedures, please visit http://tum-asia.edu.sg/admissions/graduate/application-process/

    Information | Counselling

    Academic counseling

    Write to us at info@gist.edu.sg to find out more about our programmes.

    General student counseling (Link)



    info@gist.edu.sg; +65 6777 7407

    Study and examination regulations

    Further links

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