Automotive and Motorsport Engineering at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

Are you passionate about providing a cleaner, safer, and more sustainable future for all? If so, our MEng in Automotive and Engineering could help you turn your passions into a fulfilling career. The automotive industry a hugely rewarding sector for a professional engineer, with extensive career options and significant earning potential. This five-year course aims to provide the fundamental principles of mechanics, dynamics, heat transfer and fluid flow with manufacturing technologies. It will also enhance your industrial experience through project work on real-world scenarios. You’ll develop your automotive specialism, too, through the investigation of propulsion systems, power transfer and chassis dynamics. Why Study Automotive and Motorsport Engineering MEng at University of Huddersfield? You’ll graduate with enhanced leadership, management, and technical skills to put you on track to becoming a chartered engineer in the automotive industry. In our Mechanical Engineering subject area, our degree programmes share the same first year, meaning you can leave your options open until your second year. In the fourth year of this Master’s course, you’ll work on a selected individual research/design project with the support of your academic supervisor. In your fifth (Master's) year, you’ll take part in a team project involving the design, build and friendly competitive testing of either a road, airborne or rail vehicle for example, Team HARE, Team Hawk or HudRail. These activities will focus on enhancing your leadership and project management skills. Previous graduates from courses in this subject area have gone on to work in a variety of roles†(in organisations including McLaren Automotive Ltd, Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd, Rolls-Royce, Cummins Inc and Bentley Motors Ltd), such as senior supplier quality engineer, vehicle engineering manager, and design engineer. †Source: LinkedIn You may gain transferrable skills, and you could pursue a career within industry or enhance your learning further following this automotive engineering degree. You may explore mechanical engineering further, for example, or delve further into engineering science, or another related STEM subject. Professional Bodies This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), going towards helping you achieve Chartered Engineer status (CEng). Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


Year 1 modules include: • Engineering Communication and Materials • Mathematics • Manufacturing, Measurement and Diagnostics • Engineering Science • Mechatronics • Professional Development and Transferrable Skills. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

A variety of assessment strategies will be used, including reports on laboratory experiments, laboratory-based assignments, and projects. Your module specification/course handbook provides full details relating to assessment criteria.

Professional bodies

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

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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

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. 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 £17600 Year 1
International £17600 Year 1

Additional fee information

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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Automotive and Motorsport Engineering at University of Huddersfield - UCAS