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  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Engineering

  • Start Date

    September

  • Course Duration

    1 year full time, 2 years part time

  • Course Type

    MSc

  • Course Fees

    website

  • Last Updated

    22 August 2018

Course content

Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.

The MSc in Motorsport Engineering course provides a unique preparation for work in the motorsport industry. Our location in the heart of UK motorsport valley with close proximity of the majority of Formula 1 teams and their supply chain gives our Department unrivalled access to motorsport companies.This informs and directs development and delivery of the programmes, benefiting from contribution by a range of experts with noteworthy track record in the motorsport industry. It also offers students opportunities to undertake industry-based projects, often in conjunction with our high-standing research based around state-of-the-art automotive test equipment in a purpose-designed engineering building.

Our students also have an opportunity to implement their theoretical knowledge by joining Oxford Brookes Racing, our acclaimed Formula Student team to gain an understanding of racing culture and an environment where winning race cars are built.

Why choose this course?

  • We are known as a premier institution for Motorsport education - our motorsport legacy is recognised worldwide and many of our graduates progress to work with leading motorsport companies, including all of F1 teams, Formula E and major suppliers to motorsport industry.
  • Our programme has been developed with and delivered in collaboration with the motorsport industry: you will be taught in laboratories that include a four-post test rig, four state-of-the-art engine test cells, analytical and mechanical test equipment and the latest 3D printing technology, in addition to a range of racing cars. Our staff have exceptional expertise in the field of motorsport engineering and include winning F1 race car designers and world-leading sustainable vehicle engineering researchers.
  • Visiting speakers from business and industry provide professional perspectives, preparing you for an exciting career, for more information see our invited research lecturesand links with industry.
  • Engage with industrially focused projects and take the opportunity to join our Formula Club-E team in collaboration with Dallara.
  • You will have the opportunity to join our acclaimed Formula Student team (OBR), mentored by our alumni and visiting lecturers from motorsport industry. They put theory into practice by competing with the best universities from around the world. Find out more about Formula Student at Brookes by visiting the Oxford Brookes Racing website.
  • Regular visits to F1 teams, Formula E teams and major suppliers to the motorsport industry provide students with opportunities to explore technical challenges and the latest technology - to get the flavour of activities at our department see our news highlights.

This course in detail

The Motorsport Engineering MSc is structured around three time periods: Semester 1 runs from September to December, Semester 2 from January to May, and the summer period completes the year until the end of September.

To qualify for a master's degree you must pass the compulsory modules, one optional module and the dissertation.

Compulsory modules:

  • Crash Impact Modelling 
  • Advanced Vehicle Aerodynamics 
  • Laptime Simulation and Race Engineering
  • Engineering Business Management 
  • Advanced Vehicle Dynamics 
  • The Dissertation

Optional modules (choose one):

  • Data Acquisition Systems and Computation Modelling
  • Electric Vehicles

Teaching and learning

Teaching methods include lectures, seminars to provide a sound theoretical base, and practical work, designed to demonstrate important aspects of theory or systems operation. Visiting speakers from business and motorsport industry provide valuable insights.

Approach to assessment

Coursework exercises, essays, presentations and laboratory exercises form the basis for individual and group continuous assessment.

The methods of assessment include examination and coursework, including peer assessment, reflecting the development of academic content from the more practical aspects to the more conceptual.

Specialist facilities

We have purpose built teaching and research facilities with the very best equipment and resources required to study and practise motorsport engineering, including a four-post test rig, state-of-the-art engine test cells, analytical and mechanical test equipment, scanning electron microscope and the latest 3D printing technology and latest 3D printing technology.

Our dedicated computer suites provide access to the latest industry-standard design software - find out more here.


Visit the MSc Motorsport Engineering page on the Oxford Brookes University website for more details!

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