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Automotive Engineering (MSc)


Course Description

About the course

This MSc in Automotive Engineering is specifically designed to enhance the employment and promotional opportunities of graduates in mechanical and automotive engineering. The programme considers in depth key areas of automotive technology. Its integrated design covers both the technological and management aspects of the motor industry. The programme aims to:
- equip you with the theory and the practice of relevant materials, technologies and analytical tools to provide solutions for automotive design and manufacturing problems

- provide the opportunity for you to use creativity and innovation in the application of technology to the development of the automobile

- focus on the links between vehicle programmes and the supporting skills of project management

- develop your skills and application experience through case studies and project work

- enhance your prospects of professional employment within the industry

See the website http://www.herts.ac.uk/courses/automotive-engineering

Why choose this course?

- The University has been running automotive degree courses for almost forty years and is very well-established within the automotive industry;

- The University of Hertfordshire is one of the top 5 UK universities whose automotive engineering degree programmes have been recognised in 2002 by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), the trade association representing the UK automotive industry;

- We have some 250 undergraduate and postgraduate students reading automotive engineering so are one of the largest providers of automotive engineering degree courses in the UK;

- We have excellent facilities in automotive engineering technology including a new automotive centre with engine test facilities

Entry requirements

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. An IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) would typically be required from candidates whose first language is not English. Candidates who do not satisfy these requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

If you need to apply for a visa to enter the UK on acceptance to this course you will need to apply for an ATAS certificate before you are eligible to apply for UK entry clearance. Details of this requirement will be included in your offer.

Careers

This programme is specifically designed to enhance the employment and promotional opportunities of graduates in mechanical and automotive engineering. It offers you an overview of the automotive industry which will be invaluable in job applications and will help to fast-track your career in the new product introduction phase of the industry.

Teaching methods

The School of Engineering and Technology has a reputation for innovation in teaching and learning, where nearly all MSc modules are delivered through a combination of traditional face-to-face teaching and backup tutorial's using the University's StudyNet web based facility. StudyNet allows students to access electronic teaching and learning resources, and conduct electronic discussion's with staff and other students. A heavy emphasis is placed on theory and practice, and the School of Engineering and Technology has a policy of using industrial standard software wherever possible. The School of Engineering and Technology also operate an open access laboratory, and computer policy, that will help students complete coursework and assignments, at a scheduled pace and on time.

Professional Accreditations

Accredited for Chartered Engineer (CEng) status by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and by the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS).

Find out how to apply here http://www.herts.ac.uk/courses/automotive-engineering#how-to-apply

Find information on Scholarships here http://www.herts.ac.uk/apply/fees-and-funding/scholarships/postgraduate

Visit the Automotive Engineering (MSc) page on the University of Hertfordshire website for more details!

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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.

Course Fees

UK/EU Students: Full time £7,250, Part time £605 per module; International Students: Full time £12,500


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