Automotive Engineering

University of Bedfordshire

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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Studying Automotive Engineering will give you an in-depth technical training and the professional accreditation required to practise as an automotive engineer. By closely collaborating with local automotive and motorsport companies, you will gain real world experience in providing solutions to real world problems around vehicle research and development. The first year modules will provide the underpinning skills and knowledge for the study of specialist automotive engineering, you will also get insight from a range of car manufacturers. In the second year there will be an emphasise on vehicle dynamics and chassis, vehicle electronics and controls as well as design. You will also attend practical sessions taking place in local automotive and motorsport companies to enhance your understanding of vehicle systems and take a closer look at high performance vehicles. In your third year you will focus on sustainable vehicle pertain systems including conventional combustion engines, hybrid electric and pure battery pertain systems. A placement year is also available on this course giving you industry experience and links to future employers.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

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

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course codeH330
Institution code B22
Campus nameLuton Campus
Campus codeD

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 80 - 96 points must include A-level or equivalent in Mathematics
A level CCE - CCC must include A-level Mathematics
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP - MMM must include Mathematics
Access to HE Diploma 80 - 96 UCAS Tariff points, must include Mathematics

Applicants with other qualifications will be considered. If you would like to check that your qualifications will be accepted please contact the university.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £12650 Year 1

Additional fee information

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