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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Frenchay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

BEng(Hons) Automotive Engineering gives you a strong grounding in mathematics, design, manufacturing and mechanical engineering. This course is accredited by The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). It meets part of the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer, giving you professional recognition and increasing your employability.Study automotive manufacturing, engine systems, vehicle dynamics, materials, structures and safety. Gain hands-on experience, testing designs for automotive projects using our facilities.Investigate an engineering problem that interests you, while developing engineering, project management and report writing skills. Learn from industry experts and attend factory visits and professional briefings from leading automotive organisations to gain insight into the industry. Complete work placements in areas like product development, vehicle dynamics and design, and manufacturing. Compete with our multi-disciplinary team UWE Formula Student, which regularly succeeds at the annual Formula Student competition. Build the experience you need to decide where to specialise and succeed on graduation. Careers range from automotive design to manufacture and maintenance. You could help research the next wave of green and sustainable transport technologies.Depending on your second year results, you could transfer to our four-year MEng Automotive Engineering course, which would give you a master’s rather than a bachelor’s degree.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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14,250per year

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Grade C or above in Mathematics plus a pass in one of the following subjects: Biology; Chemistry; Computing/Computer Science; Design and Technology; Electronics; Engineering; ICT; Further Maths; Music Technology; Physics; Statistics.

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University information

Bristol, University of the West of England

  • University League Table

    55th

  • Campus address

    Bristol, University West of England, (UWE), Coldharbour Lane, Frenchay, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 1QY, England

With its excellent graduate employability record, you can be confident you’ll get all the skills you need to leave as a career-ready graduate.
With students coming from over 160 countries, UWE Bristol is a global community where everyone is warmly welcomed.
The Global Student Support team offers international students support and organises lots of events to help you settle in.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 74 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    132 57%

    33rd

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    43rd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    30th

    7

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