12 months
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18950 GBP/year
15450 GBP/year
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About

This Electrical Automotive Engineering course at Coventry University seeks to provide a postgraduate education covering the main theoretical and practical aspects of the field.

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Overview

The overall aim of the course is to:

  • Provide a deep and comprehensive understanding of the current electric/hybrid electric vehicles technology, concepts and challenges.
  • Develop academic and practical skills in electric power related areas such as electrical machines and drives, power electronics and batteries, covering all aspects of the vehicle’s powertrain.
  • Develop a solid background on vehicle electronics, signal processing and communications needs and challenges.

This Electrical Automotive Engineering course at Coventry University aims to educate graduates, typically from a mechanical/automotive engineering background, in the modern area of electrical automotive engineering and provides a valuable qualification for this growing and expanding market.

Graduates in electrical and electronic engineering, computer hardware and software engineering and other related technical subjects such as mathematics or physics would also have the required background to study this course and re-focus their know-how in automotive technology.

Career prospects

Electrification of transportation is one of the most rapidly expanding markets, while manufacturers are seeking appropriately educated engineers to cover the needs in all aspects of electrical and electronic engineering focusing on electric vehicles.

Specialisation in this particular area could significantly enhance your career prospects and may provide excellent opportunities for a challenging, well paid and interesting job.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Power semiconductors and converters
  • Sensor and measurement technology
  • Automotive electronics and embedded systems
  • Global Professional Development – Entrepreneurship
  • Automotive cybersecurity
  • Automotive networking and signal processing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants would normally be expected to possess a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in a mechanical or automotive engineering subject, but applications from graduates in electrical and electronic engineering, computer hardware and software engineering and other related technical subjects such as mathematics or physics, would also be considered.
  • Applicants without these formal qualifications, but with several years of experience in a position that would normally be occupied by an honours graduate from the above subjects who could evidence being able to benefit from the course will also be considered. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15450 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

£4,000 (Work placement option additional fee)

Funding

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