Taught course

Automotive Engineering

Institution
University of Leeds · School of Mechanical Engineering
Qualifications
MSc(Eng)

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with 2:1 (hons) in a relevant engineering discipline. Successful applicants will have previous studies covering advanced mathematics, fluid mechanics, strength of materials and dynamics.

All applicants will need to have GCSE English Language at grade C or above, or an appropriate English language qualification.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to meet the needs of the automotive industry in the advanced areas of analysis, design and manufacture.

Traditionally, the sector has been associated with high-volume vehicle manufacture, but the past decade has seen the landscape shift towards automotive component manufacturers and specialist design and consultancy house.

This course will prepare you to work in a range of different settings. Core modules will develop your knowledge of key fields such as chassis and driveline engineering, as well as vehicle and product systems design. You’ll then choose from optional modules on topics that suit your own interests and career intentions.

We put particular emphasis on computational methods and software packages in automotive engineering analysis, design and manufacture. Depending on the modules you choose, you could use Matlab, Abaqus finite element code, Fluent CFD, SolidWorks CAE and LabView (DAQ and control).

Qualification and course duration

MSc(Eng)

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Team
Email
pgmech@leeds.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 343 2149