University of Bath

University of Bath

Automotive Engineering

This programme is aimed at engineering graduates who wish to work in the automotive industry, with particular focus on the design, performance and operation of automotive power trains and vehicle systems. The programme produces graduates with the technical and managerial skills and expertise that are highly sought after by the automotive industry. By studying this course students will: understand the vehicle design process and the operation and performance of important sub systems; analyse current and projected future environmental legislation and the impact this has on the design, operation and performance of automotive powertrain systems; and analyse in detail the operation and performance indicators of transmission systems, internal combustion engines and after treatment devices.

Entry requirements

1st degree (UK 1st or 2.1 or international equivalent) in mechanical engineering, physics or maths. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (at least 6.0 in each of the 4 components).

Course modules

Modules include: Vehicle engineering; turbocharging and engine boosting; engineering systems simulation; professional skills for engineering practice; engine and powertrain technologies part 1; vehicle dynamics and aerodynamics; engine and powertrain technologies part 2; project phase 1; engineering project management; conceptual design group activity; project phase 2: Dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment for this course includes: Coursework involving laboratory or small project sessions; exams; group projects; individual project preliminary work; dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Various scholarship opportunities are available for MSc applicants to Engineering and Design.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 19,800 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Bath Bath BA2 7AY South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Engineering & Design Graduate School
Telephone number: 
01225 386447