Taught course

Race Car Aerodynamics

Institution
University of Southampton · Aeronautics and Astronautics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Upper second class honours degree (2:1 or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University) in Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Sciences or a related subject; please note that this specialist course recruits a small number of students who must have a specific background at first degree level in fluid dynamics/ aerodynamics.

Those candidates with relevant employment experience will be considered if they do not meet the requirements. Applications are assessed individually, and any candidates who do not match the standard profile but who have appropriate academic qualifications and/or industry experience are encouraged to apply.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our unique MSc in Race Car Aerodynamics is suitable for graduates from engineering, scientific and mathematical backgrounds who want to specialise in aerodynamics for high-performance vehicles. This course will enhance your knowledge of the fundamentals of aerodynamics and your skills in the analysis, modelling and measurement of turbulent flows associated with high-performance race cars.

Compulsory modules include: Applications of CFD; Experimental Methods for Aerodynamics; Race Car Aerodynamics; Race Car Design/GDP; Turbulence: Physics and Modelling; MSc Research Project

Optional modules include: two from: Advanced Computational Methods I; Numerical Methods; Advanced Computational Methods II; Aeroelasticity; Automobile Systems; Automotive Propulsion; Design, Search and Optimisation; Flow Control; Systems Reliability; Wing Aerodynamics.

Information for international students

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/international.page

Fees and funding

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/fees-funding/pg-fees-funding.page

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Engineering and the Environment
Email
pgtapply.fee@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 4651