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MEngAutomotive Engineering with Motorsport

Tuition fee £9,250.00 per year
Course code H336
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Why choose this course?
This MEng in Automotive Engineering with Motorsport gives you the opportunity to design, build and race a single-seater race car in the UK Formula Student Competition and can get involved from your first year onwards, if you wish;You will have use of our excellent facilities within the Automotive Centre i.e. advanced engine test cells and a vehicle ride simulator for the testing of car suspension systems, plus the latest software packages for CAD/CAMYou will benefit from studying at a very well established university within the automotive industry as we have been running automotive degree programmes for some forty years;Your MEng studies involve an extra year and will provide you with a broader and deeper understanding of the subject.

Programme structure

First Year: You will study motorsport and automotive technology, engineering mathematics, engineering applications of mathematics, materials and electrical science, mechanical science, introduction to manufacturing technology, introduction to design, and fluid mechanics and thermodynamics.
Second Year: You will study dynamics, thermofluid mechanics, further engineering mathematics, computer-aided engineering (CAE), structural mechanics, automotive electronics and control systems, motorsport design and project management, and
product development.
Third Year: You have the option of taking an integrated one-year professional placement.
Fourth Year: You will study vehicle engineering design, vibration, noise and vehicle dynamics, vehicle structural analysis and manufacture, motorsport engineering, mechanics and properties of materials, aerodynamics and engine design for motorsport, and an individual major project.
Final Year (4th or 5th): You will study human resources management, team project, successful project delivery, advanced engine and power systems, finite element analysis (FEA) and applications, computational fluid dynamics (CFD) techniques.

Career opportunities

Employment prospects are excellent. As one of the top UK motorsport schools, our links with this sector are very strong, providing good placement and employment prospects. Almost every Formula One racing team has a University of Hertfordshire graduate in their design team. Graduates can expect to be employed in design, manufacture or testing in one of the major automotive companies in the UK or abroad. There are also opportunities with the consultancy companies that specialise in vehicle safety. Many other graduates decide to stay at the University and extend their automotive education at a postgraduate level.

Work Placement
You have the opportunity to spend a year working either in a professional research environment or within industry. The practical experience you gain will be of tremendous benefit both when you resume your studies and when you embark on a career. Students have previously undertaken placements in organisations such as:
Lola Cars Ltd, McLaren Cars, Midland F1 Racing, Rolls Royce Motor Cars

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Application start
Aug 1, 2018
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2018 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States