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You should have a Bachelor's honours degree or international equivalent, typically a high 2:2 or above.
To apply for this course, you should have an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, automotive engineering and vehicle engineering.
We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.
If your first language is not English but within the last two years you completed your degree in the UK you may be exempt from our English language requirements.
Months of entry
Combine specialist knowledge in engineering with advanced business skills to impact the future of vehicle engineering in the automotive sector.
Our course gives you the opportunity to build on your first degree with more in-depth knowledge in automotive engineering. Alongside this, you’ll learn key business management skills relevant to a variety of industries but focusing first on the automotive sector.
You’ll advance your technical engineering knowledge in areas such as propulsion systems and how they will influence the future of vehicle engineering. Exploring a range of automotive engineering applications and technologies, you’ll consider their impact, analysing past failures and predicting future challenges and successes. Using a systems-thinking approach, you’ll learn to understand wider challenges that affect the automotive sector including moral, ethical and sustainability issues.
At the start of your course, you’ll be set a topical automotive theme to carry through into group projects. This ensures the subject-based units are current and relevant to professional practice in the industry. It also gives you the benefit of a personalised learning pathway.
Complementing your engineering studies, you’ll learn about business and management in the automotive sector. You’ll cover areas such as resource management, business processes, business theory, and change management. All of this is designed to give you the opportunity to develop skills that will be useful for your future career. A key part of this will be working on group projects with students across our automotive courses to create a collaborative and transdisciplinary learning environment. And our ‘practice track’ business project allows you to work on a real engineering management challenge together with an industrial partner.
Information for international students
English language requirements
- IELTS: 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in all components
- The Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic): 62 with no less than 59 in any element
- TOEFL IBT: 90 overall with a minimum 21 in all 4 components
If you need to improve your English language skills before starting your studies, you may be able to take a pre-sessional course to reach the required level.
Fees and funding
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Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
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