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Full time September MSc 1 year full-time
Engineering (12)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the MSc in Automotive Engineering at the University of Hertfordshire. Our programme, accredited by IMechE, is tailored to elevate your career prospects in the mechanical and automotive engineering industry. Delve into the intricacies of automotive technology, blending technical expertise with managerial acumen. Choose between a one-year or 18-month full-time study option to suit your schedule. Benefit from our strong industry connections with renowned names like BMW and McLaren, offering invaluable work placements and career opportunities. Our state-of-the-art facilities, including engine dyno labs and a vehicle simulator, provide a hands-on learning experience. With a focus on theory and practice, you'll master industrial standard software and gain real-world skills through projects and case studies. Join us at our cutting-edge School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science building, designed for collaborative learning and equipped with advanced research labs. Elevate your career in automotive engineering with us - your gateway to success. Entry requirements include a 2:2 honours degree in mechanical or automotive engineering, with consideration for other disciplines. International qualifications are welcomed, subject to equivalence assessment. Proficiency in English is a must.

About the course

Why choose Herts?

  • Excellent reputation: Every Formula One racing team includes a University of Hertfordshire Automotive Engineering graduate.
  • Employment prospects: Our students have worked for organisations including McLaren, Ferrari, and Mercedes.
  • Industry connections: Benefit from our long-established links with organisations including BMW, Nissan, and McLaren who support with work placements and attend careers fairs or practical workshops.

Professional Accreditations

The MSc Automotive Engineering course is accredited by IMechE and is accredited as meeting the further learning requirement for Chartered Engineer (CEng) registration for the cohort intakes from 2023 up to and including, the 2025 intake. 

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Entry Requirements

An honours degree (at least 2:2 or above) in mechanical or automotive engineering. Other disciplines may be considered.

International qualifications will be considered on the basis of their equivalence to UK qualifications, typically guided by a resource such as the National Academic Recognition Information centre (NARIC). Candidates will be required to demonstrate a suitable level of proficiency in written and spoken English.


UK Students
Full time: £10395 for the 2024/2025 academic year

EU/International Students
Full time: £16450 for the 2024/2025 academic year

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