M.Sc. On Campus

Automotive Engineering for Electric Vehicles

12 months
13750 GBP/year
8250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc Automotive Engineering for Electric Vehicles at University of Bedfordshire is about educating and training senior vehicle developers and offering them in-depth technical training for R&D of next generation low carbon or non-carbon vehicles.


The course focuses on new and emerging sustainable automotive technologies, such as hybrid electric vehicles, battery electric vehicles and fuel cell vehicles.

Throughout the course, you will have the opportunity to use state-of-the-art design and advanced development and simulation tools, to vehicle development, design, calibration and optimisation.

By closely collaborating with local automotive and motorsport companies, you will contribute to real world solutions to vehicle R&D.

The Automotive Engineering Lab suite includes a range of experimental facilities, such as an engine test bed with full instrumentation, two advanced automotive engine demonstrators, various test rigs for vehicle aerodynamics, materials and engineering structure, machining workshop, etc. 3D printers and a CAE lab.

These form an important part of the course, allowing the exploration of many practical aspects of automotive engineering, and to further development of hands-on skills.

Why choose this Automotive Engineering for Electric Vehicles course at University of Bedfordshire ?

  • State-of-the-art equipment for electric vehicles
  • Access to a wide range of engineering facilities within the University’s STEM building
  • Interdisciplinary consideration of alternative energy systems

Programme Structure


  • Advanced Mechanical Systems And Sustainable Energy Systems 
  • Advanced Vehicle Dynamics And Sustainable Vehicle Powertrain 
  • Advanced Vehicle Electronics And Autonomous Driving Technology 
  • Applied Heat Transfer, Thermofluids And Computational Fluid Dynamics 
  • Mechanical Dynamics And Mechatronics 
  • Msc Project - Automotive Engineering For Electric Vehicles 
  • Msc Project - Mechanical Engineering 
  • Research Methodologies And Project Management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  A completed application form signed by you (an electronic signature is fine)

  • Copies of your official academic qualifications and certificates, including proof of your level of English Language
  • A one-page personal statement. This should tell us why you want to study your chosen course.
  • A copy of your current valid passport details
  • Please submit copies of any UK Visa that you have held and any documentation relating to previous visa refusals from any country

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13750 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    8250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • For EU students the standard fee is £8250.

Living costs for Luton

750 - 1300 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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