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.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,950 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 6,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Applicant Services
Telephone number: 
0844 855 2177