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Motorsport Engineering (4 year programme)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

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

Course summary

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The Motorsport Engineering programmes are intended to provide you with a thorough grounding in mechanical engineering science and technologies and their application to design and the solution of a range of engineering problems in the context of the motorsport engineering industry. The programmes aim to develop your ability to work with others to apply this work to real-world problems, a skill vital for your future employability in this industry. Our graduates have demonstrated over the decades the competence to respond to the needs of employers and are recognised as able to “hit the ground running” and getting the job done. Motorsport Engineering covers three themes; core engineering covers subjects such as Maths, thermodynamics, mechanics, structures, stress analysis and advanced computational methods. The Design theme explores computational methods with practical skills in CAED. Finally, the applied technology theme teaches vehicle technology, motorsport vehicle dynamics and powertrain control, motorsport research and development and competition engine design. The degree has been be accredited as meeting the academic requirement, in part, for Chartered Engineer (CEng in Part).

Course details

Modules

In your first year you will concentrate on maths and science, CAD and IT with a group project and study skills helping you make the transition to an HE engineering programme A number of themes are then developed throughout the course . The core engineering theme with subjects such as Maths, Thermodynamics, Mechanics and Structures is introduced in Year 2, developed in Year 3 with Thermofluid Mechanics and Engineering Structural Design and then explored in greater depth in in Year 4 with Stress Analysis and Advanced Computational Methods. The Design Theme starts in Year 2 with CAED, and is then developed in Year 3 with Computational Methods and the Group project leading into Advanced Computational Methods and the Major Project in Year 4 , Finally the Applied Technology Theme moves through Vehicle Technology in Year 2, though Vehicle Dynamics and Powertrain Control in Year 4 to Advanced Vehicle Dynamics and Advanced Engine Design in Year 3.

Assessment method

The course is assessed by a mixture of coursework, phase tests, presentations, vivas and examinations.


Unistats information

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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Application codes

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Course codeH341
Institution code T80
Campus nameSA1 Waterfront Campus - T
Campus codeT

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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

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UCAS Tariff 32 points Grades are important; however, our offers are not solely based on academic results. We are interested in creative people that demonstrate a strong commitment to their chosen subject area and therefore we welcome applications from individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. To assess student suitability for their chosen course we normally arrange interviews for all applicants at which your skills, achievements and life experience will be considered as well as your qualifications.

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 £11500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Motorsport Engineering (4 year programme) at University of Wales Trinity Saint David - UCAS