UWTSD ranked 2nd in the UK for student satisfaction in Mechanical Engineering – Complete University Guide 2023 The Motorsport Engineering programmes are intended to provide you with a thorough grounding in mechanical engineering science and technologies and their application to design and the solution of a range of engineering problems in the context of the motorsport engineering industry. The programmes aim to develop your ability to work with others to apply this work to real-world problems, a skill vital for your future employability in this industry.
Year One – Level 4 (HNC, HND & BEng) • Analytical Methods (20 credits; compulsory) • Electrical Control Systems (20 credits; compulsory) • Engineering Design & Materials (20 credits; compulsory) • Engineering Science (20 credits; compulsory) • Motorsport Technology (20 credits; compulsory) • Workshop & Practice (20 credits; component pass). Year Two – Level 5 (HND & BEng) • Alternative Propulsion Systems (20 credits; compulsory) • Engineering Management (20 credits; component pass) • Group Design Project (20 credits; compulsory) • Motorsport Dynamics (20 credits; compulsory) • Stress Analysis & CAE (20 credits; compulsory) • Thermodynamics & Combustion (20 credits; compulsory). Year Three – Level 6 (BEng) • Advanced Motorsport Dynamics (20 credits; compulsory) • Automotive Materials & Sustainability (20 credits; compulsory) • Contemporary Powertrain Design (20 credits; compulsory) • Independent Project (40 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Structural Design & Fluid Analysis (20 credits; compulsory).
The course is assessed by a mixture of coursework, phase tests, presentations, vivas and examinations.
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.
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- SA1 Waterfront Campus, Swansea
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|