Manchester Metropolitan University

Automotive Engineering

This course provides a dynamic opportunity to develop engineering skills for the automotive industry. It aims to provide in-depth understanding of modern developments in vehicle design, vehicle dynamic control systems, vehicle propulsion systems and vehicle structures. You will build, test and analyse the performance of vehicle control systems, dynamic systems and automotive sub-systems. You will have the opportunity to showcase your specialist skills and interests and demonstrate independent learning via an automotive-focused project, assessed through the production and examination of a thesis, which completes the MSc. The automotive sector offers a unique and exciting career for graduates. The UK automotive sector alone employs 770,000 people and has 13 research and development centres. According to a report published by the Automotive Council UK, 'up to 5,000 vacancies are unfilled in the automotive industry due to skills shortages'. This is further reflected in announcements from Ford, Rolls-Royce, Bentley and Jaguar Land Rover in recent years regarding investment in the UK automotive sector. Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements Features and benefits of the course - A unique feature of this programme is the practical application provided by the linking of the project to the automotive industry, from specialist companies such as Bentley to large scale producers such as Ford. - Engineering facilities are excellent with a dedicated £4m heavy engineering workshop for research and teaching in surface engineering, materials and dynamics, and state-of-the-art kit including rapid prototyping machines and water jet cutters. - Research in the School of Engineering was rated 'internationally excellent' in the most Research Excellence Framework (2014). - You will learn from industrial case studies and use the latest, industry standard software. - The main student intake is in September but it is also possible to begin studying in January.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time January 2018 - 15 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2019 - 15 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site M15 6BH North West

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