University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Automotive Electronic Engineering

Students explore a range of topics including interconnected communication networks, entertainment systems, safety critical software, diagnostics, alternative fuels and hybrid technologies. This programme is 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.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2nd Class undergraduate Honours degree in engineering, mathematics, physics or an applied science. Overseas students: the JACS code for this course is H300 meaning that some students will have to apply for an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate before they apply for a visa. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS 6.5 overall, with not less than 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in the other sections.

Course modules

Core modules: engineering with MATLAB; sustainable automotive power technology; automotive communication systems; embedded processor systems; advanced computer systems; sensors and interfacing; power electronics and actuators; an individual project on which you base a dissertation. Option modules: automotive control systems; power train engineering.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,580 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,840 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Moulsecoomb Campus Brighton BN2 4GA South East

Key information

Course Enquiries
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01273 644644