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Automotive Engineering BEng (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.****Course summary:**- Learn the underpinning science, maths and engineering principles to be a successful practitioner in the automotive industry.- Gain an appreciation of the wider multidisciplinary engineering context.- Understand the economic, environmental and social implications of automotive production.- Become an expert in vehicle-specific systems and their safe operation.Become a high-quality graduate engineer with specialist knowledge of automotive technology – as well as the professional and personal skills required for a successful career. Prepare to work in vehicle design, vehicle dynamic and control, product, manufacturing, testing, service, maintenance, R&D or other commercial engineering enterprises.We also offer BEng Honours Automotive Engineering with Foundation Year where you study an initial foundation year to prepare for the course.Please follow us on Twitter or Instagram to keep up to date on all things Engineering at Sheffield Hallam.**How you learn:**All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.You’ll experience and engage in a variety of learning activities as you progress through the course. We’ve designed a balanced mix of activities to help you build knowledge and understanding, while also developing your professional skills and employability. We use practical laboratories and computer simulations to enhance your learning – with lab experiments designed to reinforce your learning of theoretical concepts.You learn through:- lectures- tutorials- seminars- engineering workshops- laboratory work**Applied learning - Work placements**You’ll have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. Although optional (and competitive), a placement is actively encouraged to improve your employability at the end of the degree significantly.**Competitions**You’ll get the opportunity to take part in national and international engineering competitions, including:- Formula Student – where you design and build a race car and race it at Silverstone, home of the British Grand Prix- the Heavy Lift Challenge – which involves designing and building a remote-controlled aircraft - Engineers Without Borders – a competition to find an engineering solution to a problem in the developing world

Application deadline

25 January

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UCAS Points : 112

This must include at least two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications (to include mathematics (or a mathematics-based subject) and at least one other subject from Physics, Physical Science, Engineering science, Computer Science, Chemistry, Electronics, other Mathematically-based science or technology subject) but excludes general studies. For example:BBC at A Level including relevant subjects.DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma in a relevant subject.A combination of qualifications which must include relevant subje

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    66th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Home to a globally diverse student community from 100 countries, Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan, and Malaysia.
Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities collaborate on a range of research and teaching projects and study exchange programmes.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working, or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    58th out of 75 20

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    112 49%

    63rd

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    33rd

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.47 69%

    68th

    1

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