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Course summary

A hugely rewarding sector for engineers, the automotive industry plays a key part in the drive towards a more sustainable future. At The University of Huddersfield, you can get involved with the need for greater sustainability, while indulging your passion for automotive and motorsport engineering. Our Automotive and Motorsport Engineering BEng(Hons) – which is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) – will help you develop your skills. Our EnABLE modules give you the opportunity to work in a team to solve real engineering challenges, developing skills relevant to the industry. You will concentrate on management skills in your final year, which could help you go on to become a leader within automotive and motorsport engineering. You also have the option to complete a placement year in your third year. Top 3 Reasons to Study Automotive and Motorsport Engineering BEng (Hons) 1. Accreditation – Going towards helping you get Chartered Engineer status (CEng), the course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). 2. Challenge – Studying on our EnABLE modules, you will have the opportunity to work in a team to solve real engineering challenges. 3. Management – In your final year, you will concentrate on management skills, with the aim of enabling you to go on and become a leader within the industry. Huddersfield is a great place to study, too. Diverse and friendly, it has a bustling town centre with plenty of places to eat or enjoy a coffee between lectures. Professional Bodies Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), the course fully meets the requirements for Chartered Engineer status, with the Meng qualification regarded as the professional benchmark for engineers.


Our Automotive and Motorsport Engineering BEng (Hons) is made up of a wealth of modules across each year of the course. These include: • Professional Development and Transferrable Skills • Engineering Science • Mechatronics

Assessment method

During your first and second year, you will be part of our programme: EnABLE (Engineering in an Activity Based Learning Environment). Throughout your studies, you will have the opportunity to get feedback through weekly SAIL (Score as I Learn) assignments, so you will feel confident in your studies and be able to access support when you need it. Assessment is made through assignments, exams and individual project work, with a focus on practical work. Your course is made up of modules, with each module worth a number of credits – these can come from a combination of core, compulsory and optional modules. Optional modules may not run if we do not have enough students interested, though. In year three, you will have the chance to take on an optional, complementing placement too.

Professional bodies

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

  • Mechanical Engineers, Institution of

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry is also possible from the Engineering Foundation Year. To progress onto this course from the Foundation Year you must pass all modules and achieve an average mark of 40% or above. Progression to MEng from the BEng(Hons) course is possible if an average of above 60% is achieved and maintained on the first two years of the course. In addition to A2 Mathematics, A Levels must include one of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Further and Additional Mathematics, Computer Science, Design and Technology: Product Design or Statistics. BTEC Level 3 Extended Diplomas Engineering - please note that we do not accept BTEC Computing and Operations as a qualification for entry to this course. Please note that we do not accept T Levels for entry to this course for 2023. Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16000 Year 1
International £16000 Year 1

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Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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