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Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport) with foundation year BEng (Hons)

University of Bolton

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    L770

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    128th

    2
  • Subject Ranking

    70th

    1 (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Entry Standards

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    109

  • Graduate Prospects

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    58

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    3.45

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BEng (Hon)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

Offering real-life experience of the motorsport industry, access to up-to-the minute, purpose-built workshops and laboratories, and passionate, experienced lecturers, our IMechE-accredited Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport) with Foundation degree is for you if a career at the cutting-edge of automotive and motorsport engineering is your aim.The competitive nature of the motorsport industry drives engineers to innovate and develop novel ideas that power progress in the automotive industry. This exciting course aims to give you the theoretical, practical and hands-on knowledge and experience needed to overtake your competition in the field of advanced performance engineering.The foundation year is the first year of this degree, offering an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of engineering, electronics and mathematics. It’s designed to prepare you for degree level study.Following on from this, our multi-disciplinary course brings together engineering principles and theories with design know-how, manufacturing skill and real-life racing experience with our partner teams. Our aim is to equip you with advanced performance engineering and motorsport-specific knowledge. We offer understanding in areas such as data analysis, performance optimisation, aerodynamics, safety considerations, whole vehicle and part design, and manufacturing. We also want to help you develop industry-focused commercial awareness and parallel business and management skills.Seminars delivered by motorsport and performance engineering professionals, and the chance to work alongside them on live projects, help get your career on the starting grid. Examples of practical activities include using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) to simulate the aerodynamics of sports cars, testing parts using our impact and tensile test equipment, and working on actual motorsport projects.

Entry Requirements

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UCAS Tariff

Grades / Points

48

Details

Any subjects are acceptable at Level 3. You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent) including English, Mathematics and Science.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

128th

About this University

The University of Bolton is in the heart of one of the largest towns in the UK – Bolton – a thriving and friendly place with a big heart. Travel connections to cities such as Liverpool and Leeds are excellent, and Manchester is just a 20-minute train journey away. The Lake District, West Pennine Moors and Yorkshire Dales are all within easy reach, and the bright lights of Blackpool are just an hour away. Students here have plenty of options for both work and play!

Address

University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester

Deane Road

Bolton

BL3 5AB

UNITED KINGDOM