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Automotive Engineering, M.Eng.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
The University of Brighton is recognised by the UK’s Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) as the National Centre of Excellence for Internal Combustion Engine Thermal Efficiency.


Study with internationally renowned researchers and benefit from strong links with organisations at the forefront of engine technology innovation on this integrated course.Our Automotive Engineering MEng gives you the opportunity to study at in-depth masters level, extending your technical understanding, knowledge of business, and developing management and leadership skills. Designed with input from industry experts and accrediting bodies, this course provides a solid foundation in mechanical engineering and builds your automotive knowledge.You will learn with a team with an international reputation for automotive research, and undertake projects contributing to this research. You will work in interdisciplinary teams on design and engineering projects and have the chance to join the Formula Student team, developing your teamwork, project management, presentation and communication skills. 

Programme Structure


  • Design Project
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Engineering Practice
  • Mechanical Design
  • Energy Systems
  • Materials and Manufacture 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

International Baccalaureate

30 points, with three subjects at Higher level which must include grade 5 in maths and physics.

GCSE (minimum grade C or grade 4)

Must include English language, maths and a physical science.

ATAS requirementsThe JACS code for this course is H330, meaning that students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland will have to apply for an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate before they apply for a visa. 

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    14040 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14040 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Brighton

  • 815 - 1390 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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