Future Vehicle Technologies, M.Sc. | Aston University | Birmingham, United Kingdom
M.Sc. On Campus

Future Vehicle Technologies

12 months
20700 GBP/year
11000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This multidisciplinary Future Vehicle Technologies programme from Aston University bridges knowledge gaps, enabling new graduates and experienced engineers to lead the modern automotive industry in the production of intelligent, zero and ultra-low emission vehicles.


The Future Vehicle Technologies programme from Aston University was created to prepare the engineering professionals demanded to lead the transition process to hybrids, pure electric, autonomous and connected vehicles and develop the prospective related technologies.

It aims to provide automotive engineers and recent engineering graduates with multidisciplinary fundamental knowledge, awareness of breakthrough advancements and the necessary skills to attend the requirements of the modern electrified automotive industry.

The skills gaps addressed include a complete understanding of hybrid and electric powertrains, connected vehicles and autonomous driving, design of electric drives, low-carbon engines and fuels, and multiphysics modelling of automotive systems using advanced computational tools.

What You'll Learn

The course is tailored to the needs of the automotive and energy industries, to attain the low carbon technologies that will shape future mobility. The students will access a well-suited programme of unmatched characteristics, featuring an original blend of multidisciplinary content delivered by a large team of specialists in each individual topic.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Hybrid and Electric Powertrains 
  • Power Electronics and Electric Drives 
  • Vehicle Automation and Connectivity 
  • New Engines and Alternative Fuels 
  • Multiphysics System Design 
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics and Applications 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2.2 in a first degree (BEng) in engineering.
  • ELTS 6.0 overall and minimum 5.5 in each area

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20700 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    11000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 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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