Motorsport is the proving ground for the latest technology in the automotive industry. To be successful in motorsport requires good team working skills as well as knowledge and understanding of emerging technologies. This course will give you many opportunities for teamwork including getting involved with the Formula Student Racing Car project, where you will compete as a team representing UH against teams from other universities in producing the best design project. The course also focuses on technological aspects such as automotive design, chassis and powertrain technology, performance engine design and body engineering.
Year 1: Motorsport and automotive technology; analytical techniques; materials and electrical science; mechanical experimental engineering; computing for business and technology; introduction to manufacturing technology; introduction to design; engineering statistics. Year 2: Thermofluid experimental engineering, vehicle design and aerodynamics; automotive electrical systems; simulation and analysis techniques; computer-aided design (CAD); computer-aided manufacture (CAM), engineering management; project management and product development. Year 3: Optional professional placement. Final Year: Individual major project; motorsport engineering; aerodynamics and engine design for motorsport; instrumentation and control systems; automotive chassis and power train technology; vehicle engineering design; automotive body engineering.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Aeronautical Society, Royal
- Mechanical Engineers, Institution of
How to apply
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Points of entry
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English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||With no less than 5.5 in any band or equivalent|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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