Taught course

Automotive Engineering

University of Bath · Faculty of Engineering and Design

Entry requirements

A first or strong second class UK honours degree or internationally recognised equivalent in Mechanical Engineering, Physics or Maths.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme is aimed at engineering graudates who wish to work in the automotive industry, with particular focus on the design, performance and operation of automotive power trains and vehicle systems. The programme produces graduates with the technical and managerial skills and expertise that are highly sought after by the automotive industry.

Learning outcomes

By studying our MSc in Automotive Engineering you will:
- Understand the vehicle design process and the operation and performance of important sub-systems
- Analyse current and projected future environmental legislation and the impact this has on the design, operation and performance of automotive powertrain systems
- Analyse in detail the operation and performance indicators of transmission systems, internal combustion engines and after treatment devices.

Collaborative working

The programme includes traditionally taught subject-specific units and business and group-orientated modular work. These offer you the chance to gain experience in design, project management and creativity, while working with students from other subjects.

Information for international students

Where English is not a first language: IELTS 6.5 (at least 6.0 in each of the four components); or a minimum of 62 in PTE Academic (with no less than 59 in each component).

Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Graduate School
+44 (0) 1225 386252