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Foundation Degree (FdEng) Motorsport Engineering

Wiltshire College and University Centre

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree

  • Location

    Castle Combe Circuit Training Centre

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course Overview

Delivered at Castle Combe Race Circuit and with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) as the Professional Accreditation Body, this course will provide you with an opportunity to engage in all aspects of the Motorsport Engineering industry and becoming an employable professional in the Motorsport Engineering world. Our workshops are modern and purpose built with all the equipment you would expect to find in industry. We also have specialist facilities including vehicle, engine and machine / fabrication workshops as well as a flat floor, four wheel laser alignment ‘Super Tracker’ and weight scales. We have fantastic links within the industry including Jaguar Land Rover, Swindon Engines, Cooper Avon Tyres as well as a range of additional companies and Motorsport teams. This helps to keep our qualification relevant to employers and gives our students good work experience and employment opportunities. Our race team successfully competes at race circuits up and down the country and we currently own a range of vehicles from a Ducati 600SS Motorcycle to two Formula Ford 1600 ‘Spectrum’ race cars.

Work Placements:

The course requires a significant component to be taken and studied in industry. We have extensive links with local employers and appropriate placements will be facilitated as far as possible by the college.

Tuition fees

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£ 9,270per year

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

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A level :

Typically, you will possess: Either A minimum of one pass at A Level or 6 unit Vocational A Level (in Maths, Physics or a closely related subject) plus a minimum of three passes at GCSE at grades A-C (8-4) including Mathematics at grade B (6) and English Language at grade C (4). Or A BTEC National Certificate or Diploma or other full equivalent level 3 qualification in a discipline related to Engineering including merits in the applied modules plus a minimum of three passes at GCSE (grades A - C) including Mathematics a


University information

Wiltshire College and University Centre

  • Campus address

    Wiltshire College, Chippenham Campus, Cocklebury Road, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3QD, England

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