University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant)

Motorcycle Engineering with Foundation Year

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Course summary

UWTSD ranked 2nd in the UK for student satisfaction in Mechanical Engineering – Complete University Guide 2023 Our Motorcycle Engineering programmes were developed to support the growing interest in both the motorcycle racing sector and the mainstream motorcycle production industry. It will enable you to develop specific expertise required in the design, development and refinement of the modern motorcycle. The degree programme is well connected to the industry with direct links to teams in MotoGP, Moto2 and World SuperSport.

Course details

Modules

Foundation Year (Cert HE STEM) • Academic Skills (20 credits; compulsory) • Further Mathematics (20 credits; compulsory) • Further Science for Engineering (20 credits; compulsory) • Integrating Project (20 credits; compulsory) • Introduction to Automotive Engineering (20 credits; compulsory) • Introduction to Mathematics and Science (20 credits; compulsory). Year One – Level 4 (HNC, HND & BEng) • Analytical Methods (20 credits; compulsory) • Electrical Control Systems (20 credits; compulsory) • Engineering Design & Materials (20 credits; compulsory) • Engineering Science (20 credits; compulsory) • Motorcycle Technology (20 credits; compulsory) • Workshop & Practice (20 credits; component pass). Year Two – Level 5 (HND & BEng) • Alternative Propulsion Systems (20 credits; compulsory) • Engineering Management (20 credits; component pass) • Group Design Project (20 credits; compulsory) • Motorcycle Dynamics (20 credits; compulsory) • Stress Analysis & CAE (20 credits; compulsory) • Thermodynamics & Combustion (20 credits; compulsory). Year Three – Level 6 (BEng) • Automotive Materials & Sustainability (20 credits; compulsory) • Contemporary Powertrain Design (20 credits; compulsory) • Independent Project (40 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Motorcycle Design & Innovation (20 credits; compulsory) • Structural Design & Fluid Analysis (20 credits; compulsory).

Assessment method

Modules are assessed in a variety of ways including traditional examinations, coursework, practical activities, group and individual presentations, all of which are designed to equip students with the experience and skills needed as they move forward in their studies and their careers.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
H390
Institution code:
T80
Campus name:
SA1 Waterfront Campus, Swansea
Campus code:
T

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

In choosing to study at university you are making a considerable investment in your future and it is a decision that we take seriously. We will make every effort to ensure that your experience as a student here will help you to develop your potential to the full. We will provide you with sound academic knowledge, but we also believe that the rich diversity of cultural and social experiences that you will have as a student here will help you develop a range of personal and professional qualities as we believe that these are both equally important considerations when choosing a university.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
67%
Student satisfaction
50%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
International £13500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Motorcycle Engineering with Foundation Year at University of Wales Trinity Saint David - UCAS