Automotive Engineering

University of Brighton

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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The University of Brighton is recognised by the UK’s Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) as the National Centre of Excellence for Internal Combustion Engine Thermal Efficiency. Study with internationally renowned researchers and benefit from strong links with organisations at the forefront of engine technology innovation on this integrated course. Our Automotive Engineering MEng gives you the opportunity to study at in-depth masters level, extending your technical understanding, knowledge of business, and developing management and leadership skills. Designed with input from industry experts and accrediting bodies, this course provides a solid foundation in mechanical engineering and builds your automotive knowledge. You will learn with a team with an international reputation for automotive research, and undertake projects contributing to this research. You will work in interdisciplinary teams on design and engineering projects and have the chance to join the Formula Student team, developing your teamwork, project management, presentation and communication skills.

Course details


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How to apply

Application deadlines

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

15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 104 - 120 points
A level BCC - BBB Must include a B in A level Maths, plus a physical science.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM - DDM To include 'further maths for engineering techs'
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 points Must include three subjects at Higher Level, two to be Maths and Physics at grade 5.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3, H4

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)66.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.

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 £14604 Year 1

Additional fee information

The fees listed here are for full-time courses beginning in the academic year 2020–21. Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and are subject to an annual increase of no more than 5% or RPI (whichever is the greater). The annual increase for UK/EU students, who are subject to regulated fees, will increase no more than the statutory maximum fee. The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full-time or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take. If your course includes a sandwich year option you will pay a reduced fee during this year; £1,290 for home students and £2,076 for international students. International students should confirm the tuition fee for the course you are applying for by using our course finder. You may have to pay additional costs during your studies. The cost of optional activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees, can be found on our website.
Automotive Engineering at University of Brighton - UCAS