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Motorsport Competition Car Technology FdSc

University Centre Myerscough

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UCAS CODE: H3N1

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Preston Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

About the course

This course is delivered at University Centre Myerscough and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire. Students may also be required to attend workshop sessions at the University for some modules.

The United Kingdom is the hub of the Motorsport industry worldwide, employing highly skilled professional people in all aspects of design, manufacture, competition and support. The Myerscough Motorsport course provides employability skills that help make a team successful and provides an in depth understanding of the sport. We pride ourselves on our extensive Motorsport contacts, with all our teaching staff having experience in the industry.

A blend of classroom and workshop sessions involve aspects of construction, preparation and set-up of competition vehicles. This course gives you the opportunity to specialise in the technology and working practices employed by the industry and includes hands on work preparing competition cars, designing components and investigating the technical systems involved in this fast paced and dynamic sport. Each year, our students have the opportunity to work with external partners in the industry both on and off the track.

Learning Environment:

Learning activities on the course are diverse, including lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshops. Students are expected to undertake extensive independent study and research to support taught sessions. Group work and group presentations form an important part of the course. Students will have access to specialist IT hardware and software, and Myerscough’s virtual learning environment learning environment and reference facility.

Assessment:

Students will face a variety of assessments including formative and summative assessment, essays, technical reports, group and individual presentations, individual study projects and case studies based on work experience.

Progression

On successful completion of the course, students may apply to top-up to a full Honours Degree in one year, for example BSc (Hons) Motorsport Competition Car Technology (Top-up).

Careers

Students gaining the Foundation Degree may seek employment in the motorsports industry and opportunities exist in all sections of the sport. Positions such as a technician or mechanic in any field of motorsport, sub-assembly or component specialist are all possible career paths.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,700per 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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A level : CE

AS levels may be used to contribute to entry requirements but they are not sufficient for entry on their own.

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University information

University Centre Myerscough

  • Campus address

    Myerscough College, St Michael's Road, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 0RY, England

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