University Centre Myerscough

Competition Motorcycle Technology University Centre Myerscough Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire


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Course summary

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The competition motorcycle industry employs a diverse range of highly skilled professional people in all aspects of design, manufacture, competition preparation and support. The aim of the Myerscough Competition Motorcycle Technology course is to provide the skills that make a team successful, and provide an in depth understanding of the sport.

The course includes the planning of teamwork with the option to participate in events. Modules within the course will give you the grounding and understanding of the fundamentals of the motorcycle industry whilst also providing the opportunity to specialise in motorcycle dynamics, competition preparation, race set-up and working practices employed by the industry. You will gain an understanding in the current industry practices and standards, essential in preparing you to join the industry. The course also includes hands on work preparing competition motorcycles, designing components and investigating technical systems.

Course details


Year 1 – Logistics; Academic and Vocational Skills; Data Collection; Engineering Principles; Business Management; Competition Motorcycle Preparation
Year 2 - Competition Vehicle Dynamics; Industry Project; Motorsport Data Acquisition Systems; Manufacturing and Fabrication (double module); CAD

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code CMT2
Institution code M99
Campus name Preston Campus
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points
A level CE AS levels may be used to contribute to entry requirements but they are not sufficient for entry on their own.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP Alternative equivalent Level 3 qualifications such as City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (1080) will also be considered.
Access to HE Diploma D: 0 credits
M: 0 credits
P: 45 credits
Scottish Higher CCD
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MP Alternative equivalent Level 3 qualifications such as City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma (720) will also be considered.
Scottish Advanced Higher CD

Normally 5 GCSEs Including Maths and English (or equivalents) are required, however, applicants are advised to check with the University Centre if they do not possess the specific qualifications.

The University Centre may consider applicants with work experience within a relevant industry in place of some qualifications.

Applicants who believe they may be eligible for Accreditation of Prior Certificated and/or Experiential Learning (APCL/APEL) will be considered on an individual basis.

If you have any queries in relation to entry qualifications, then please contact the University Centre directly.

Additional entry requirements


You may be required to attend an interview and will be contacted directly if this is the case.

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 Applicants for whom English is a second language must be able to demonstrate proof of International English Language Testing System at level 6.0 (with no component score lower than 5.5) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £12,700 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Additional costs for items that are essential for the course include: flame proof overalls and safety footwear - £85. Additional costs for opportunities and items that are optional for the course include: accommodation and subsistence on field trips, visits and race events - £100, Race Team Shirts - £30

Provider information

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University Centre Myerscough
St Michael's Road

Course contact details

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Enquiry/Admissions Office

01995 642227

Fax: 01995 642333