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Automotive Engineering

University of Leeds

12 months
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About

This Automotive Engineering course from University of Leeds will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to meet the needs of the automotive industry in the advanced areas of analysis, design and manufacture.

Overview

Traditionally, the sector has been associated with high-volume vehicle manufacture, but the past decade has seen the landscape shift towards automotive component manufacturers and specialist design and consultancy house.

This Automotive Engineering course from University of Leeds will prepare you to work in a range of different settings. Core modules will develop your knowledge of key fields such as chassis and driveline engineering, as well as human factors in automotive. You will use this knowledge during the design and build project. You’ll then choose from advanced professional skills modules and other optional modules on topics that suit your own interests and career intentions.

We put particular emphasis on computational methods and software packages in automotive engineering analysis, design and manufacture. Depending on the modules you choose, you could use Matlab, Fusion360, Abaqus finite element code, Fluent CFD, SolidWorks CAE and LabView.

Career opportunities

Career prospects are excellent and with this qualification you should expect to find employment in the automotive and motor sport industries.

Our graduates have secured positions at companies such as:

  • Bentley Motors
  • BMW UK
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Honda
  • Nissan Motor Company
  • Renault F1 (Lotus Renault GP)
  • Red Bull Racing
  • Ricardo UK

Alternatively, you may choose to work in the general engineering industry, undertake PhD study or move into a completely different field such as finance or teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Automotive Chassis Engineering
  • Automotive Driveline Engineering
  • Engineering Psychology and Human Factors
  • Professional Project
  • Team Design Project
  • Design Optimisation
  • Vehicle Design and Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree with 2:1 (hons) in a relevant engineering discipline. Successful applicants will have strong grades in relevant modules including advanced mathematics, fluid mechanics, strength of materials and dynamics. We may ask for further detailed module information if these are not clear on your transcript.
  • All applicants will need to have GCSE English Language at grade C or above, or an appropriate English language qualification.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
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Funding

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