Kingston University

Kingston University

Automotive Engineering (Commercial Vehicle Technology)

This course is designed to consolidate and develop new knowledge and skills in the field of automotive engineering and underpinning disciplines. This course takes an applied approach, developing automotive engineers capable of dealing with this complexity, whilst conceiving, designing, prototyping and producing modern cars. It offers opportunities to translate current and emerging automotive technologies into future products.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, such as automotive or mechanical engineering, and/or suitable industrial experience. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have IELTS of 6.5 overall with 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in reading, listening and speaking.

Course modules

Modules include: Engineering research techniques, entrepreneurship and quality management; control systems with embedded implementation; automotive aerodynamics and structural analysis; engineering individual project; advanced cad/cam systems; green technology for automotive industry (for hybrid and electric vehicles pathway); commercial vehicles structural design, systems and dynamics.

Assessment methods

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


Qualification Study mode Start month 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
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East

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