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Course summary

Motorsport is an exacting world that requires total commitment from its engineers. Without their skills and expertise, teams don’t even get to race. This MSc will hone your skills and expertise in relation to motorsport and high performance engineering through a rigorous combination of teaching and motorsport related project work. This course aims to provide you with a sound understanding of the fundamental scientific, engineering and managerial principles involved in motorsport, and their implementation within a high performance technology context. You will cover design, construction and operation of competition vehicles, and related aspects of materials science, aerodynamics, structural analysis, vehicle systems, and management techniques related to motorsport. You will be taught the skills required for the planning, execution and reporting of motorsport projects and to prepare them for a variety of roles in motorsport.

Assessment method

Taught modules 40%, Group project 20%, Individual project 40%.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

Entry requirements

A first or second class UK Honours degree or its international equivalent in engineering, mathematics, physics or an applied science and a demonstrable motivation and commitment to being actively involved in motorsport. Selected UK students are expected to attend a formal interview at Cranfield. Selected overseas and EU students will be interviewed by telephone. If you are an international student you will need to provide evidence that you have achieved a satisfactory test result in an English qualification. The minimum standard expected from a number of accepted courses are as follows: IELTS Academic – 7.0 overall or equivalent; TOEFL – 100; Pearson PTE Academic - 68; Cambridge English Scale – 190; Cambridge English: Advanced - C; Cambridge English: Proficiency – C.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £22150 Whole course
England £10825 Whole course
Northern Ireland £10825 Whole course
Scotland £10825 Whole course
Wales £10825 Whole course
International £22150 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Advanced Motorsport Engineering at Cranfield University - UCAS