Taught course

Automotive Systems Engineering

Loughborough University · Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering

Entry requirements

First or upper second class (2:1) honours degree or equivalent in engineering or physical sciences.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme provides graduates interested in the automotive industry with knowledge and technical expertise in a wide range of automotive disciplines.

Created in partnership with companies such as the Ford Motor Company and Jaguar Land Rover, the programme is also aimed at existing or prospective product development engineers and those working in manufacturing, particularly those working alongside product design personnel in the context of cross-functional teams and simultaneous working practice.

Students study three compulsory modules and a further three modules from a choice of five. In addition, full-time students undertake a university-based project and part-time students undertake an industry-based project.

An online study support system provides additional information and materials to facilitate student discussion.

The programme is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (towards Chartered status).

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 with 6.5 in all individual components; TOEFL (ibt) 92 with no less than 23 in all individual components. http://www.lboro.ac.uk/international/englang/index.htm

Fees and funding

Find out more about the support available for UK/EU students and international students.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
30 months

Course contact details

Admissions Office
+44 (0)1509 227 220