Automotive Engineering Birmingham City University

Undergraduate

Our MEng Automotive Engineering will develop your technical skills, enhance your creative thinking and give you the opportunity to learn from industry experts. We provide a stimulating environment, where we will encourage your creativity and help you to develop the attributes you need to stand out from the crowd. Our course is designed to meet industry’s current and expected future needs, so that upon graduating you will have the intellectual, technical and personal qualities necessary to successfully implement new technologies. You will develop knowledge and application skills in stress analysis, drivetrain systems, suspension, as well as body engineering, design and management. Throughout your course you will benefit from our strong industry links with companies such as the Morgan Motor Company, Westfield Sportscars and Aquila Racing Cars, Siemens and GKN. You will also be encouraged to join our BCU Formula Student racing club, which designs and builds a racing car each July to race at the IMechE-sponsored event at Silverstone. Our graduates have progressed into roles with leading companies including Jaguar Land Rover and Ford Motor Company. In 2017, we are spending £8.7 million on improvements to our Millennium Point facilities so you’ll have even more access to dedicated, industry-standard equipment. Choosing to study the MEng integrated Master’s degree programme will enable you to stand out from the crowd on graduation with a Master’s level qualification. You will also undertake a final year project which will help you to develop advanced technical and professional skills.

  • Qualification

    Master of Engineering (with Honours) - MEng (Hon)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Millennium Point Campus

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    4 years


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 H3H0
Institution code B25
Campus name Millennium Point Campus
Campus code A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 128 points
A level ABB A minimum of two Alevels towards the tariff of 128 points grades ABB. Alevel maths is required at grade C or above
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM An overall grading of Distinction, Distinction, Merit in Engineering including either a Distinction in Mathematics for Technicians unit or a Merit in Further Mathematics for Technicians unit.
Access to HE Diploma Pass overall in an Engineering Access diploma with 60 credits, 45 at Level 3 and 15 at Level 2, including with a minimum of 15 credits at Merit or Distinction with 9 credits of these credits from Mathematics units and 6 credits in Science units.
Scottish Higher BC (2 Advanced &) A (1 Higher)
2 advanced highers with Mathematics at advanced highers or equivalent grade BC.
AS AA - EE Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 128 tariff points minimum
Must include A Levels, BTEC QCF and/or OCR Cambridge Technical, to total 128 points minimum, including A Level Mathematics Grade C minimum.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 128 tariff points minimum
Must include A Levels, BTEC QCF and/or OCR Cambridge Technical, to total 128 points minimum, including A Level Mathematics Grade C minimum or Distinction in Mathematics for Technicians or Merit in Further Mathematics for Technicians.
Extended Project Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 128 tariff points minimum
Must include A Levels, BTEC QCF and/or OCR Cambridge Technical, to total 128 points minimum, including A Level Mathematics Grade C minimum or Distinction in Mathematics for Technicians or Merit in Further Mathematics for Technicians.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE grade 4 Must include Mathematics and English Language.
Equivalent qualifications can be considered in lieu of GCSE subjects as long as the required subject are covered.
Must have been achieved at the point of application.
HNC (BTEC) P Engineering related courses
May be considered for advanced entry onto the second year of the degree. Subject to satisfactory comparability of modular content of level 4. A transcript will be required.
HND (BTEC) P Engineering related courses
May be considered for advanced entry onto the second year of the degree. Subject to satisfactory comparability of modular content of level 4. A transcript will be required.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme For students who complete the full IB Diploma: a total of 16 points or above from three Higher level Subjects - minimum grade 5 in Mathematics Higher level
Students must have grade 5 in Maths (Higher Level) Students must have one subject from Group 4 (excluding Biology) at the Higher Level and English Group A - Grade 4 or above or English Group B and Ab Initio - Grade 5
Students who do not complete the IB Diploma will be considered on the basis of their IB Certificates. A combination of GCSEs, A-levels and IB certificates will be considered on a case by case basis
Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) O3, O3 Must include Mathematics and English Language.
Must have been achieved at the point of application.
OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 128 tariff points minimum
Including Distinction in Mathematics for Technicians or Merit in further Mathematics for Technicians.
OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 128 tariff points minimum
Including Distinction in Mathematics for Technicians or Merit in further Mathematics for Technicians.
OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma DDM Including Distinction in Mathematics for Technicians or Merit in further Mathematics for Technicians.
OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 128 tariff points minimum
Including Distinction in Mathematics for Technicians or Merit in further Mathematics for Technicians.
OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 128 tariff points minimum
Including Distinction in Mathematics for Technicians or Merit in further Mathematics for Technicians.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 128 tariff points minimum
Including Distinction in Mathematics for Technicians or Merit in further Mathematics for Technicians.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) D* Including Distinction in Mathematics for Technicians or Merit in further Mathematics for Technicians. Not including Early Years
Must include A Levels, BTEC QCF and/or OCR Cambridge Technical, to total 128 points minimum, including A Level Mathematics Grade C minimum or Distinction in Mathematics for Technicians or Merit in Further Mathematics for Technicians.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D* Including Distinction in Mathematics for Technicians or Merit in further Mathematics for Technicians. Not including Early Years
Must include A Levels, BTEC QCF and/or OCR Cambridge Technical, to total 128 points minimum, including A Level Mathematics Grade C minimum or Distinction in Mathematics for Technicians or Merit in Further Mathematics for Technicians.
Scottish Advanced Higher BCC 2 advanced highers with Mathematics at advanced highers or equivalent grade BCC.


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) with no less than 5.5 in any level

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

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