Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Automotive Systems Engineering

This programme provides graduates interested in the automotive industry with knowledge and technical expertise in a wide range of automotive disciplines. Created in partnership with companies such as the Ford Motor Company and Jaguar Land Rover, the programme is also aimed at existing or prospective product development engineers and those working in manufacturing, particularly those working alongside product design personnel in the context of cross-functional teams and simultaneous working practice. Students study 3 compulsory modules and a further 3 modules from a choice of 5. In addition, full-time students undertake a university-based project and part-time students undertake an industry-based project. An online study support system provides additional information and materials to facilitate student discussion.

Entry requirements

1st or upper 2nd Class (2.1) Honours degree or equivalent in engineering or physical sciences.

Course modules

Core modules: vehicle and powertrain functional performance; vehicle systems analysis; manufacturing systems and integrated design; project.
Optional modules: sustainable vehicle powertrains; body engineering; powertrain calibration optimisation; vehicle dynamics and control (for full-time students only); vehicle electrical systems integration.

Assessment methods

A combination of written examinations, reports, group oral presentations, individual project(s) and, for full-time students, project oral (verbal) presentation(s).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 30 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Loughborough University Loughborough LE11 3TU East Midlands

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