Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary:
- Learn the underpinning science, maths and engineering principles to be a successful practitioner in the automotive industry.
- Gain an appreciation of the wider multidisciplinary engineering context.
- Understand the economic, environmental and social implications of automotive production.
- Become an expert in vehicle-specific systems and their safe operation.
- engineering workshops
- laboratory work
- Formula Student – where you design and build a race car and race it at Silverstone, home of the British Grand Prix
- the Heavy Lift Challenge – which involves designing and building a remote-controlled aircraft
- Engineers Without Borders – a competition to find an engineering solution to a problem in the developing world
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Important notice: The structure for this course is currently being reviewed and enhanced to provide the best possible learning experience for our students. Module structure, content, delivery and assessment are all likely to change, but we expect the focus of the course and the learning outcomes to remain as described above. Once the changes have been confirmed, updated module information will be published on this page. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. Year 1 - Compulsory modules Applied Engineering Mathematics Materials And Manufacturing Engineering Mechanical Engineering Design And C.A.D. Principles Of Solid Mechanics And Dynamics Principles Of Thermodynamics And Fluid Mechanics Vehicle Engineering Practice And Automotive Electrical System Year 2 - Compulsory modules Applied Solid Mechanics And Dynamics Maths And Control Professional Practice Vehicle Aerodynamics And Thermodynamics Vehicle Component Designs Vehicle Technology Year 3 - Optional modules Placement Year Final year - Compulsory modules Engineering Project Management And Individual Project Performance Engines And Technologies Vehicle Body Design And Styling Vehicle Dynamics And Structural Analysis Vehicle Production
• Coursework • Examination
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How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
• EdExcel/BTEC/SCOTVEC National Certificate or Diploma in a science or technology-based subject, including merit grades in mathematics and two other science or technology-based modules at NIII level • Foundation - pass from the Extended Degree Programme Engineering and Mathematics or other suitable science or technology-based Foundation Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Please note that the information provided on this web page relates to 2022 courses and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.|
If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.