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Motorsport Engineering BEng (Hons)

University of Derby

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This accredited BEng in Motorsport Engineering will give you the confidence and skills you need to progress into the international world of motorsport.**KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE:**- **ACCREDITATION:** This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). On completion, you will have met the full requirements to register as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) and part of the requirements to register as a Chartered Engineer (CEng)- **OPTIONAL PLACEMENT YEAR:** Gain valuable experience in industry by taking an optional placement year between years two and three.- **FACILITIES:** Our state-of-the-art facilities include a dedicated workshop space with a vast range of vehicles and systems. Our computer labs host technical software widely used in the industry for design, modelling and simulation.- **EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITY:** Take part in extra-curricular activity such as getting involved in track testing our RADICAL SR1, or joining Team Derby Motorsport who compete in the international competition Formula Student.- **TEACHING TEAM:** Gain insight from our experienced teaching team. Some have worked at various championships in a variety of roles, whilst others work closely with local motorsport engineering companies to support and encourage innovation.**WHAT YOU'LL COVER:**You'll cover key areas such as advanced power train engineering, motorsport chassis design and computational fluid dynamics. Practical experience in the workshop alongside technical and digital skills in our computer labs will ensure you gain complete knowledge and skills needed for a career in the industry.**HOW YOU'LL LEARN:**Lectures combined with tutorials and hands-on experience in our workshop and computer labs will aid your learning. Taking an optional placement year will strengthen your CV and help you to build contacts in the industry.**YOUR CAREER:**Thanks to the practical experience they amass on this degree, our Motorsport Engineering graduates have gone on to find employment with companies like Cosworth, Zytec and EPM Technologies. Some have raced all over the world with teams in F1, GP2 and FIA-GT, and others have worked with a variety of national teams.**STUDY OPTIONS:** This course is also available with a Foundation Year option.You can take a placement year between years two and three.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,045per year

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A level : BBC - BBB

At Least a grade C in Mathematics or Physics (or equivalent qualifications)

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University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    96th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning international team offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to international students.
The University of Derby has around 1,700 students from 100 countries, studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 74 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    117 51%

    48th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    24th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.68 74%

    66th

    5

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