University of South Wales

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)

Automotive Engineering (Including Foundation Year)

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Course summary

If you don’t quite have the right qualifications to start our BEng in Automotive Engineering degree, you could opt to start your studies with a Foundation course in Automotive Engineering. You’ll study introductory modules relevant to the degree course whilst developing key skills for academic study. This course aims to provide you with the knowledge and skills required in the modern automotive industry, with a focus on autonomous vehicle technology. The course taps on the renowned expertise of the Centre for Automotive & Power System Engineering (CAPSE) which is a nationally recognised independent research, development, test and certification centre at the University of South Wales, with a reputation for cutting edge research and knowledge transfer activities within the advanced automotive and power systems engineering sectors. The course will also build on strong links with Formula student that the school of engineering has established over the years.

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

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
H333
Institution code:
W01
Campus name:
Pontypridd
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSEs: The University normally requires a minimum 3 GCSEs including Mathematics and English at Grade C/Grade 4 or above, or their equivalent but consideration is given to individual circumstances


Unistats information

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
81%
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Fees and funding

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Automotive Engineering (Including Foundation Year) at University of South Wales - UCAS