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Bachelor of Motorsport Technology (Hons)
Bachelor of Motorsport Technology (Hons)

Bachelor of Motorsport Technology (Hons)

  • ID:UH440116
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,450.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£11,385.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£13,450.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£11,385.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
Estimated Total/program:
£75,405.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

English requirements

  • GCSE: Grade 4/C in English and 4/C Mathematics.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band).
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) 51 (with no less than 42 in any band).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 72 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.

Course Information

Excitement, international travel and working in a high- performing team to achieve success are just some of the major attractions of motorsport. It’s an industry that allows you to work at the cutting edge of automotive technology. This course will give you the skills necessary to support motorsport engineers as they push the boundaries and strive for optimum vehicle performance. Benefiting from world-class expertise and facilities, you’ll study a wide range of modules, including the fundamentals of vehicle and engine design, as well as high-tech computer-aided design and manufacturing techniques. You’ll also have the unique chance to work with engineering students in designing, building and racing a Formula Student race car.

  • This BSc Honours degree course in Motorsport Technology is part of a suite of automotive related degree courses
  • Involvement in Formula Student Competition from year 1 - design, build and race single-seater race car
  • Excellent facilities in automotive engineering technology
  • World Class Expertise NB materials, vehicle dynamics, structural analysis, aerodynamics and CAE
  • Our BSc Motorsport Technology students have previously completed work placement years at companies including: VW Racing, Hyperion Motor Racing, and RP Aero Systems
  • Recent Automotive Technology graduates have gone on to work at organisations including: Mercedes Benz, Vantage Engineering, and Bentley Motors
  • You do not need an A-level in Mathematics or Physics to gain entry to this course, you simply need the correct UCAS points and your enthusiasm for the subject

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5 and 6.  These correspond to your first, second and third/final year of study.  Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each

Level 4

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Mechanical Experimental Engineering, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Engineering Statistics, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Career Skills Development, 0 Credits, Compulsory
  • Introduction to Design for Technologists, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Introduction to Manufacturing for Technologists, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Motorsport and Automotive Technology, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Materials and Electrical Technology, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Computing for Business and Technology, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Introduction to Practical Safety for Engineers, 0 Credits, Compulsory
  • Mathematics for Engineering, 15 Credits, Compulsory

Level 5

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Computer Aided Design, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Computer Aided Manufacture, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Automotive Electrical Systems, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Product and Project Management, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Career Planning, 0 Credits, Compulsory
  • Thermofluid Experimental Engineering, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Engineering Operations Management, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Simulation and Analysis Techniques, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Vehicle Aerodynamics and Design, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Exchange Year, 120 Credits, Optional
  • Exchange Semester, 60 Credits, Optional

Level 6

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Automotive Chassis & Powertrain Technology, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Instrumentation and Control Systems, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Motorsport Technology, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Design of High Performance Engines, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Vehicle Design, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • BSc Individual Project (Automotive Technology), 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Racing Car Body Engineering, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Industrial Placement, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Year Abroad, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Careers Portfolio, 0 Credits, Optional
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Graduates have the flexibility to gain employment within the automotive sector working in specialist laboratories and test facilities or specialisation in CAD/CAM to make high-performance automotive products; however, the breadth and flexibility of this course will also open doors to careers in other branches of engineering, computing or business with graduates using their knowledge and skills to be employed in the amateur side of the sport.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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