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Intergrated Master of Automotive Engineering (Hons)
Intergrated Master of Automotive Engineering (Hons)

Intergrated Master of Automotive Engineering (Hons)

  • ID:UH440021
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

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English requirements

  • GCSE: Grade 4/C in English and 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

With a 30-year record of producing skilled engineers for all branches of the automotive industry, Hertfordshire’s a great choice if you want to work in this cutting-edge sector. How? As with the BEng, this course focuses on vehicle design, taking into account performance, consumer demand, safety and sustainability. It follows the same structure as the BEng, but includes an extra year where you’ll deepen your understanding of the automotive industry. This course is also accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

  • You will have use of our Automotive Centre with advanced engine test cells and a vehicle ride simulator for the testing of car suspension systems
  • You will gain a practical education based around several specialist laboratories including an aerodynamics laboratory with five wind tunnels of varying speeds.
  • This MEng degree course in Automotive Engineering will give you the opportunity to design, build and race single-seater race car in the UK Formula Student Competition and can get involved from your first year onwards, if you wish.
  • Our MEng Automotive Engineering students have previously completed work placement years at companies including: 3M UK Plc, Bentley Motors, and Millbrook Proving Ground
  • Recent Automotive Engineering graduates have gone on to work at organisations including: JCB, Nissan, Ford Motor Company, Nissan Technical Centre Europe, Jaguar Land Rover  and McLaren Automotive.
  • Your MEng studies involve an extra year and will provide you with a broader and deeper understanding of the subject.

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5, 6 and 7.  These correspond to your first, second , third and final year of study.  You will study master at final year. Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each.  

Level 4

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Engineering Mathematics, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Statics and Dynamics, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Automotive Engineering Fundamentals, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Applied Design, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Electrical Science, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Programming for Engineers, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Engineering Professionalism, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Introduction to Mechatronic Systems, 15 Credits, Compulsory

Level 5

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Automotive Electronics and Control Systems, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Structural Mechanics, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Dynamics, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Integrated Engineering Systems Design, 15 Credits, Compulsory

level 6

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Thermofluid Mechanics & Heat Transfer, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Industrial Placement, 0 Credits, Compulsory
  • Manufacturing Strategy, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Vehicle Engineering Design, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Vehicle Structural Analysis and Manufacture, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Mechanics and Properties of Materials, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Careers Portfolio, 0 Credits, Compulsory
  • Year Abroad, 0 Credits, Optional

Level 7

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Human Resource Management, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • CFD Techniques, 15 Credits, Compulsory
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

This programme prepares you for the many excellent career choices available to a professional chartered automotive engineer. Our placement students sometimes return to their final year studies with sponsorships and already holding job offers. We have links with all the major automotive companies in the UK and many abroad, and most Formula One racing teams have one of our graduates in their design team. There are also opportunities for consultancy work, specialising in vehicle safety.  Many other graduates decide to stay at the University and extend their automotive education at a postgraduate level.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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