UCAS code H335
This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) as meeting the educational requirements for Chartered Engineer (CEng).
About the course
The Automotive Engineering programme provides a broad foundation in mechanical engineering alongside opportunities to develop the specialist knowledge required for professional success as an automotive engine design engineer. The MEng route extends your technical understanding whilst developing management expertise and knowledge of business processes.
The University of Brighton has an international reputation for automotive engine research and innovation and our staff have long-standing industrial links with companies at the forefront of engine technology innovation.
Throughout the course you also have the opportunity to take modern European languages including French, German and Spanish.
The entry requirements listed here are for students starting their course in 2014. Entry requirements for students thinking about starting a course in 2013 can be found in the online prospectus. Individual offers may vary
ABB. Must include maths and a physical science.
34 points, specified subjects including maths and a science at Higher level.
Access to HE Diploma
pass (at least 45 credits at level 3), with 30 credits at merit or distinction. Level 3 units in maths and physics required.
GCSE (minimum grade C) or Access Equivalent
at least five subjects including English language, mathematics and a physical science.
For non-native speakers of English:
IELTS 6.0 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.
Recognised foundation course with maths and physical science.
For equivalent international qualifications
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In year 1 you will apply topics including mathematics, conceptual design, manufacture and automotive systems to a design project. Project-based work brings students together to work in small groups, and develops not only your engineering ability but also your team-working, communication and graphics skills.
After the second year you may also opt for a year-long industrial placement.
The final two years comprise specialist options at BEng final year and masters level, and major individual and team projects which are often supported by industry. These courses benefit from the strong industrial links established by many of the staff.
CAE and Design
Design and applications project
Aircraft and Automotive Systems
Materials and Manufacture
Mathematics and Control
Engineering Design and Management
Automotive Instrumentation and Testing
Optional placement year
Final two years
Product Innovation and Management
Integrating Case Study
Advanced Fluid Mechanics
Radio and Navigation Systems
Interdisciplinary team project
Operations Management for Logistics
Automotive Control Systems
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Power Train Engineering
You can view the programme specification for this course as a PDF file by clicking on the link below:
The fees listed here are for full-time courses beginning in the academic year 2013-14. Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and may be subject to small increases, in line with inflation.
The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full- or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take.
What's included in the fee?
When costs such as health or criminal record checks, field trips or use of specialist materials are incurred as a mandatory requirement of the course they are included in your tuition fee.
You may incur additional costs depending on the optional modules or activities you choose. The cost of optional activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. Before you apply please check with the school that provides your course using the contact details on the left of this page for advice about what is included and what optional costs you could face so you can budget accordingly.
Our website www.brighton.ac.uk/money provides advice about funding and scholarships as well as further information about fees and advice on international and island fee paying status.
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|UK/EU (Full Time)||9,000 GBP|
|Island Students (Full Time)||9,000 GBP|
|International (Full Time)||12,900 GBP|
Located to the north of Brighton city centre, the Moulsecoomb campus offers students an excellent learning environment and a wide range of facilities. It is the largest of our five campuses with over 8,000 students.
Living in Brighton
Brighton’s rich mix of historic architecture, lively arts scene, varied shopping and cosmopolitan community make it a vibrant, enjoyable place to live. It is no wonder that many Brighton graduates choose to stay here.
Alongside the traditional seaside attractions, Brighton is famed for its exciting social scene with a wide choice of pubs, clubs and restaurants.
The highlight of the city’s cultural year is the Brighton Festival. The event is held each May and is England’s biggest arts festival, which showcases arts and performance from around the world. Brighton is also home to the UK’s oldest working cinema, the Duke of York’s, which shows alternative and mainstream films. The city is also well known for its exciting music scene and hosts The Great Escape music festival.
Whether you take your sport seriously or just want to keep fit, Brighton offers all kinds of sports opportunities and facilities, on and off campus. You can also make the most of the location, and play volleyball, basketball and windsurfing down by the beach. The seafront is also the finishing point for the famous London – Brighton bicycle ride and the quirky veteran car run.
Graduates are equipped with the creative and technical skills required for a successful career in automotive engine and power train design.
After satisfactory completion students may go on to further postgraduate study or research within the school or elsewhere.
We have limited places available on this course.
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International applicants should call
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