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Aiming to build on knowledge gained in undergraduate study or professional practice, this postgraduate Automotive and Transport Design course at Coventry University will offer you the opportunity to develop core skills demanded by design studios of global Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). 

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Overview

This Automotive and Transport Design course at Coventry University aims to develop your understanding of the latest developments, drivers and practices of the automotive designer.

You will be taught to create innovative product design solutions in a range of styles and media, which factor in purpose, usability, materials, ecology, desirability, technological feasibility and professional constraints.

Career prospects 

International companies are keen to employ our graduates to acquire their skills and knowledge of the automotive design process. Past graduates have gone on to become design directors and chief designers at Jaguar Land Rover, Bentley, Ford, Aston Martin, Lotus, Tata, SAIC, PSA (Peugeot-Citroen), Johnson Controls, Faurecia, and Volvo.

Career opportunities are considered vast and varied within automotive design, research, teaching and design management. You could start your own business, become a design consultant, modeller, illustrator, CAD professional, design manager or marketing professional. You may wish to continue your studies at PhD level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Collaboration in Practice
  • Automotive and Transport Design Specialism  
  • Final Project Plan
  • Professional Context
  • Global Professional Development- Entrepreneurship

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

You should have a degree in industrial, product, automotive or transport design.

Entry Qualifications equivalent to 2:1 in an automotive, transport, industrial or product design related degree or relevant professional experience  (and the required IELTS qualifications, if applicable). A 500 word personal statement suggesting area of potential MA research.

And an excellent portfolio which should:  

  • Evidence vehicle exterior and interior design knowledge at a professional level (ideally through placement and/or professional experience) in critical evaluation, creative problem solving, and presentation. Freehand sketching (sketchbooks, etc.) skills and exploration of a wide range of ideas must be extensively demonstrated through project work.
  • Illustrate proficiency in developing automotive surfaces and volumes from 2D to 3D through automotive clay modelling or appropriate analogue materials and in CAD.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16600 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10400 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Coventry

656 - 1057 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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