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Automotive Engineering with Foundation Year 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

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course summary**• Study your foundation year, then progress to a degree with industry accreditation from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).• Learn the underpinning science, mathematics and engineering principles to be a successful practitioner in the automotive industry.• Gain an appreciation of the wider multidisciplinary engineering context, economic, environmental and social implications of the production of automobiles.• Become an expert in vehicle specific-systems and their safe operation.Become a high-quality graduate engineer with specialist knowledge of automotive technology and the complementary professional and personal skills required for a successful career. Prepare to work in areas such as vehicle design, vehicle dynamic and control, product, manufacturing, testing, service, maintenance, R&D or other commercial engineering enterprises.**How you learn**The course is suitable if you don’t meet the entry requirements for our BEng (Hons) Automotive Engineering course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other engineering, maths and physics foundation year students, then move on to the degree.You experience and engage in a variety of learning activities as they progress through the course. We have designed a balanced mix of activities to enable knowledge acquisition, ensure understanding and develop students as a professional and enhance their employability.You learn through• lectures• tutorials/seminars• engineering workshops and/or laboratoriesIn the foundation year, you’ll study the fundamental maths, science and engineering principles that you’ll need at undergraduate level, and apply them to a range of different topics. You’ll learn through many of the same techniques used on the degree course, and familiarise yourself with Sheffield Hallam and its facilities — ensuring that you’re ready to hit the ground running.**Applied learning****Work placements**You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your third and fourth years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career.Although optional and competitive, a placement is actively encouraged as it is virtually guaranteed to have a transformative effect and will significantly improve your employability at the end of the degree.**Competitions**You 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• Solar Car design and build competitions• the Heavy Lift Challenge, which involves designing and building a remote-controlled aircra• Engineers Without Borders, a competition to find an engineering solution to a problem in the developing world

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,995per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 80

This must include at least 32 points from one A level or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For example:CDD at A Level.MMP in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include a maximum of one AS level, EPQ and general studies

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

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

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 72 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    111 50%

    58th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    51st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    49th

    11

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