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Qualified Pilot and Cambridge University graduate specialising in Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics


Benjamin is a professional tutor specialising in Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, and a qualified pilot. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Aerothermal Engineering from the University of Cambridge and has a PhD in Aerodynamic and Flight Mechanics at the University of Southampton. Benjamin has successfully supported students with applications to top universities, including Oxbridge, to study Engineering and other quantitative subjects. He also has extensive experience helping university-level students with exam preparation, coursework, dissertation support, and Matlab/C++ programming in all Engineering subjects.


University of Southampton

University of Cambridge


My tuition approach sees me go out of my way to tailor each session to the individual student's needs. I have hundreds of hours of tutoring experience from GCSE up to degree level in numerical and scientific subjects. I have experience tutoring all the major exam boards in science and maths up to A-level, IB and BTEC.

I have helped multiple students gain offers from Oxbridge in engineering and support UCAS admissions for all other UK universities in engineering and numerical subjects. For students already at university, I have extensive experience in helping with exam preparation, course content, coursework, dissertation support and Matlab/C++ programming in all engineering subjects.

Additionally, I've helped professional clients with applications for consulting roles.

I am patient and friendly, with a highly technical background in both aeronautical engineering and industrial consulting. My background brings a certain real-world pragmatism to approaching problems and the individual needs of my students. I stop at nothing to help get the student the results they deserve.


  • BSc Mechanical Engineering and Aerothermal Engineering -  University of Cambridge 2015
  • MSc Mechanical Engineering and Aerothermal Engineering - University of Cambridge 2018
  • PhD candidate in Aerodynamic and Flight Mechanics - University of Southampton 2017 - Present

Awards & Achievements

  • Highly commended (top 5) in the 'National Science and Engineering Competition Final' for the design and construction of a Fibre Optic-Operated Robotic Finger.
  • Runner up in the University of Cambridge Engineering Department 'Airbus Defence and Space' (formerly EADS Astrium) ‘Mars Lander Prize' for the most innovative solution to the exercise of simulating the entry, descent and landing of a Mars lander.
  • Joint winner of the second year 'Accenture Computing Prize' for the design of solar eclipse predictor software.
  • Winner of the 'CAPE Acorn Part IIB Project Award' sponsoring the pursuit of a Masters Project in collaboration with industry.
  • Member of the winning team of the national 'Founders4Schools Appathon Grand Prize' for a smartphone app built over one weekend.


MathematicsA LevelGCSEInternational Baccalaureate
Aeronautical EngineeringA LevelUndergraduateGCSEProfessional QualificationInternational Baccalaureate
Civil and Structural EngineeringA LevelUndergraduateGCSEProfessional QualificationInternational Baccalaureate
Electrical and Electronic EngineeringA LevelUndergraduateGCSEInternational Baccalaureate
General EngineeringA LevelUndergraduateGCSEProfessional Qualification
Mechanical engineeringA LevelUndergraduateGCSEProfessional QualificationInternational Baccalaureate
PhysicsA LevelGCSEInternational Baccalaureate
Cambridge ApplicationsA LevelUndergraduateMaster's
Physics and AstronomyA LevelGCSEInternational Baccalaureate
Marine and Naval EngineeringUndergraduateProfessional Qualification
AMATA LevelUndergraduate