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Course summary

If you’re someone who’s passionate about providing a cleaner, safer, more sustainable future for all, then an MEng in Automotive and Motorsport Engineering from the University of Huddersfield could help turn your passions into a fulfilling career. In order to prepare you for a rewarding role in the automotive sector, this five-year course aims to:

  • Give you the fundamental principles of mechanics, dynamics, heat transfer and fluid flow with manufacturing technologies.
  • Enhance your industrial experience through project work on real-world scenarios.
  • Develop your automotive specialism through the investigation of propulsion systems, power transfer and chassis dynamics.
You’ll finish our course with the advanced leadership, management and technical skills to put you on track to becoming a chartered engineer in the automotive industry. Why study Automotive and Motorsport Engineering at Huddersfield? The automotive industry is a hugely rewarding sector for a professional engineer and has a key part to play in the ever pressing drive toward a sustainable future. Our Automotive and Motorsport Engineering MEng equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in this sector. A vibrant town surrounded by beautiful countryside, Huddersfield is a friendly and diverse place from which to study, too, offering plenty to do between lectures. Top 3 Reasons to Study Automotive and Motorsport Engineering at Huddersfield 1. Accreditation – The course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), which means it goes towards helping you get Chartered Engineer status (CEng). 2. Challenge – You'll study on our EnABLE modules, providing you with an opportunity to work in a team to solve real engineering challenges and develop skills relevant to industry. 3. Practical Experience – You will have the opportunity to work on individual and team projects, as well as an optional industrial placement, to enhance your leadership, project management and engineering skills.


Our MEng in Automotive and Motorsport Engineering offers a wide range of modules across each year of the course, including many optional modules. Course modules include: • Engineering Communication and Materials • Dynamic Systems • Aerodynamics and Computational Fluid Dynamics • Advanced Static Analysis • Project and Finance Management.

Assessment method

During your first and second year, you will be part of our programme: EnABLE (Engineering in an Activity Based Learning Environment). This will see you work on projects to develop your technical knowledge and skills, giving you the confidence to take on your first graduate role. Throughout the course, 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. A variety of assessment strategies to test your ability to apply knowledge and skills is used, including: • Assignments • Exams • Individual project work • Practical work.

Professional bodies

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

  • Mechanical Engineers, Institution of

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

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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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