BEng (Hons) Automotive Engineering
BEng with Honours
University of Brighton
The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
Undergraduate (QCF_NQF Level 6)
Full time – Classroom & Laboratory based
3 years or 4 years with placement year
£13,800 per year
Moulsecoomb campus, Brighton
BBC including maths and a physical science.
28 points, specified subjects including maths and a physical science at higher level.
Access to HE Diploma
pass with 60 credits overall. Level 3 units in maths and a physical science required. At least 45 credits at level 3, with 24 credits at merit or above.
GCSE (minimum grade C)
GCSE grade C or above in a minimum of five subjects including English language, maths and science.
Foundation course with maths and a physical science, with an average of at least 55 per cent.
Students for whom English is not the first language must satisfy the University requirement for IELTS currently at 6.0 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.
Further academic study of MEng, MSc, MPhil, PhD or professional career.
The hands-on and design-based approach of this course, and the well-established links with industry are significant factors in the excellent employment record in the automobile industry.
In your first year you will apply topics including mathematics, conceptual design, manufacturing 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.
In your second year you will build on the knowledge and skills you have developed in your first year.
You have the option to spend a year in industry which we will help you to arrange. On placement, you will significantly develop your engineering skills.The experience will enhance your CV and boost your employability. You may even secure a job offer which you will be able to accept upon graduation.
In your final year you will be given more flexibility and asked to pick two out of three option modules. You will also embark on a major individual project which is often supported by industry.
Tests, online tests, written examinations, logbooks, presentations, reports and viva-voce.
Learning facilities available
Throughout the course you will have access to specialist laboratories and custom-built workshops, all equipped with professional-standard equipment and developed in partnership with industry experts. The equipment meets professional engineering standards so that our students are fully prepared to apply their knowledge to the workplace.
Main learning outcomes
On successful completion of the course students should be able to:
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