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Course summary

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.

Modules

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.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Aeronautical Society, Royal
  • Mechanical Engineers, Institution of

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With no less than 5.5 in any band or equivalent

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Motorsport Technology at University of Hertfordshire - UCAS