M.Sc. On Campus

Automotive Engineering

Staffordshire University

13 months
13384 GBP/year
8386 GBP/year
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The M.S. in Automotive Engineering at Staffordshire University  will give you an in-depth insight into the key technological ideas that are driving automotive design and their practical application.


The Automotive Engineering program offered by Staffordshire University has been designed with industry partners. You’ll learn using the latest computer-based analysis and design techniques in the automotive industry. You’ll gain knowledge of a range of industry standard software and hardware.

Your understanding of the theoretical aspects of automotive engineering will be enhanced by practical application whether by virtual simulation or by working on real vehicles in our advanced automotive workshop.

You’ll take eight taught modules covering aspects of vehicle design, finite element analysis, advanced engine design, vehicle handling and aerodynamics. 

You’ll choose a major personal project for the submission of a written thesis. The subject area can meet your career aspirations and interest. 


  • Vehicle manufacturing
  • Research and development
  • Design and test laboratories
  • Automotive component suppliers
  • Equipment manufacturers
  • Fuel and oil companies
  • Motorsports teams
  • Engineering consultancies
  • Maintenance   

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Professional Engineer 
  • Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics 
  • Engineering Design & Manufacture 
  • Advanced Vehicle Dynamics 
  • Advanced Materials & Quality 
  • Structural Analysis 
  • Automotive Propulsion Systems
  • Forensic Science: Methods of Crime Detection

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 13 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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The earlier you apply, the better.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normal requirements are at least a UK second class honours degree or equivalent in a related engineering or technology discipline.

  • If you don’t meet the above but have significant appropriate experience, your application will be considered if you satisfy the University that you can respond to the challenge of postgraduate work.   

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13384 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP for the full programme during 13 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8386 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9085 GBP for the full programme during 13 months.

Part Time EU/EAA: £3,015 per year of study

Living costs for Stoke-on-Trent

550 - 850 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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