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Oxford Brookes University

Motorsport Engineering

UCAS Code: H334

Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

Entry requirements


Grade B in A-level Maths and Grade B in A-level Physics required.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English - Grade 4 2 x further GCSE - Grade 4, normally to include Maths.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

31

Maths Higher Level - Grade 5 Physics Higher Level - Grade 5

UCAS Tariff

120

A-level Maths and A-level in Physics, Chemistry, Electronics, Engineering or similar science subject required.

About this course


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Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Other options

6.0 years | Part-time | 2020

4.0 years | Sandwich | 2020

Subject

Production and manufacturing engineering

If you have a passion for motorsports then our Motorsports Engineering degree is for you. You will learn engineering principles specific to motorsport.

You will study:
mathematics
engineering design and management
dynamics
thermo-fluids
stress analysis.

Our automative lab has specialist equipment including a four-post rig, damper dyno and high speed instrumented engine test cells.

We work with the local autosports industry to shape the content of the course. This means you will have the skills to contribute to this exciting industry. Companies that offer work placements and employment opportunities include:
Mercedes GP
Williams
McLaren
Force India
Red Bull Racing
AP Racing.

Our graduates have gone on to work with Formula 1 companies as race engineers, designers, and chassis or powertrain engineers

Modules

During Year 1, as well as studying mathematics, engineering principles, design and management, you will also undertake relevant practical work. In Year 2 you will develop your analytical skills through studying dynamics, thermo-fluids, stress analysis and design. In the final year you will study specialised automotive engineering and motorsport subjects, including aerodynamics, automotive engines and technology, motorsport vehicle performance and chassis engineering. The IMechE has given the BEng course the maximum accreditation level available to a BEng course. If you wish to extend your degree you may seek selection for the four-year MEng course, which provides complete exemption from the Engineering Council exams parts one and two. You can also apply from elsewhere to join our MEng in the third year.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£14,800
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Oxford Brookes University

Department:

Engineering, Computing and Mathematics

TEF rating:
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87%
UK students
13%
International students
94%
Male students
6%
Female students
65%
2:1 or above
15%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

D
C
B

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