An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Engineering Systems or a closely related science subject area or an equivalent professional qualification.
You are encouraged to apply if you have other qualifications and/or experience and can demonstrate that you are equipped with knowledge and skills equivalent to Honours degree level.
Months of entry
The automotive industry is a vital part of the UK economy accounting for more than £77.5 billion turnover. Employing 169,000 people directly in manufacturing and investing £4 billion each year in automotive R&D. More than 30 manufacturers build in excess of 70 models of vehicle in the UK supported by 2,500 component providers and some of the world’s most skilled engineers*.
This course is designed for the aspiring automotive engineer who wishes to work at the forefront of automotive technology. If you have a background in mechanical, manufacturing and engineering systems, or a closely related science discipline, such as chemical, applied sciences or industrial design, then this is the course for you.
This course should equip you with the advanced practical skills and expert knowledge needed to succeed in the industry. You will be taught by staff who are dedicated professionals in their field and supported by an excellent range of industry standard equipment. This includes an open plan design studio equipped with design and analysis software and an advanced automotive laboratory with vehicle and engine test facilities including a four-post ride simulator, wind tunnel and thermal imaging facilities.
*SMMT Industry Topics, Automotive Engineering, February 2018.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- The Admissions and Marketing Office (N272 and N274)