Kingston University

Kingston University

Automotive Engineering

The programme takes an applied approach: dealing with complexity, whilst conceiving, designing, prototyping and producing modern cars. It offers opportunities to translate current and emerging automotive technologies into future products. Utilising applied research, students have the opportunity to do their own research within an individual industry-relevant capstone project. This includes preparation of a scientific paper, providing students an opportunity for that first breakthrough into publishing their work.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, such as automotive or mechanical engineering, and/or suitable industrial experience; international students must have an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Engineering research techniques, entrepreneurship and quality management; control systems with embedded implementation; vehicle aerodynamics and structural analysis; an engineering individual project. Optional modules: advanced CAD/CAM systems; green technology for automotive industry; commercial vehicles structural design, systems and dynamics.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework and/or exams, presentations, industrial or research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Roehampton Vale Kingston upon Thames SW15 3DW South East

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