Automotive Engineering at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

Looking to start or develop your career in the UK automotive industry? An MSc in Automotive Engineering from The University of Huddersfield can prepare you for that. Our advanced course is designed to satisfy the needs of graduate mechanical engineers or those who wish to redirect their careers towards automotive engineering and automotive system design. The main aims of this course are to: • Extend current knowledge towards their application within aspects of automotive science and the design of a modern land vehicle sub-system • Develop social awareness and responsibilities of engineers in society • Provide the opportunity to develop research competence through an advanced directed research project • Provide the opportunity to apply high-level analytical software towards the design and packaging of complex assemblies. Why study Automotive Engineering at Huddersfield? The UK automotive industry is a thriving and highly competitive sector requiring professionals with a sound understanding of engineering principles. Our Automotive Engineering MSc enables you to deepen your knowledge and skills as a professional in this industry. A vibrant town surrounded by beautiful countryside, Huddersfield is a friendly and diverse place from which to study, offering lots of things to do and see. Top 3 Reasons to Study Automotive Engineering at Huddersfield 1. Knowledge – Learn from our team of professional engineers and technicians with experience in the engineering management field. 2. Accreditation – For those pursuing a Chartered Engineer (CEng) status, the course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). 3. Boosted Career Prospects – 94.1% of our graduates from the School of Computing and Engineering were in work or further study 15 months after graduation*. *HESA Graduate Outcomes 18/19


Our MSc in Automotive Engineering offers a wide range of modules across each year of the course. These include: • Advanced Automotive Chassis Systems • Modern Vehicle Systems • Advanced Static Analysis • Advanced Dynamic Analysis • Advanced Thermofluids.

Assessment method

During your first and second year, you will be part of our programme: EnABLE (Engineering in an Activity Based Learning Environment). This will see you work on projects to develop your technical knowledge and skills, giving you the confidence to take on your first graduate role. Throughout your studies, you will have the opportunity to get feedback through weekly SAIL (Score as I Learn) assignments, so you will feel confident in your studies and be able to access support when you need it. You will be taught via lectures, tutorials and laboratory practical sessions and demonstrations held in one of our well-equipped laboratories. Project work is frequently carried out using the same equipment and test rigs used for advanced research at the university.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Mechanical Engineers, Institution of

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally: * An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Engineering Systems or a closely related science subject area or an equivalent professional qualification. You are encouraged to apply if you have other qualifications and/or experience and can demonstrate that you are equipped with knowledge and skills equivalent to Honours degree level.

English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £7900 Year 1
England £7900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7900 Year 1
Scotland £7900 Year 1
Wales £7900 Year 1
Channel Islands £7900 Year 1
EU £17000 Year 1
International £17000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees for UK students will cover the cost of your study at the University. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see our Fees and Finance - Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years of study may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X). If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office (mailto:[email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.
Automotive Engineering at University of Huddersfield - UCAS