BEng (Hon) Motorsport Engineering
This accredited BEng in Motorsport Engineering will give you the confidence and skills you need to progress into the international world of motorsport; especially if you choose to take the year in industry.
WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
Practical project work is central to this motorsport engineering degree. You might be designing supercharger applications, adapting a car to be used in emergency service training (a real brief from Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service) or building a racing car for the prestigious Formula Student competition. This BEng is also accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). All of this adds up to a varied and interesting course with good employment prospects.
IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU?
Are you serious about working as an engineer in motorsport? Do you want to learn in a hands-on way? If so, this BEng Motorsport Engineering is your course.
HOW YOU WILL LEARN
OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPERIENCES
There are lots of events for you to get real life experience at, including scrutineering and marshalling training, exhibitions like the Autosport show, and race meetings. There’s even an annual drag racing event where students can race their own vehicles. We also have regular guest lectures from companies such as Silkolene, PI Systems, Ricardo PLC and Dynojet, as well as speakers from the annual IMechE series.
CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY
Thanks to the practical experience they amass on this degree, our Motorsport Engineering graduates have gone on to find employment with companies like Cosworth, Zytec and EPM Technologies. Some have raced all over the world with teams in F1, GP2 and FIA-GT, and others have worked with a variety of national teams.
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc including at least a grade C at A level in Mathematics and one other Science or Technology subject at A Level (or equivalent qualification). We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer.|
|A level||BBB||At least a grade C at A level in Mathematics and one other Science or Technology subject at A Level (or equivalent qualification)|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma|| D: 15 credits |
M: 24 credits
P: 6 credits
|Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits with 45 at Level 3. Must include passes in compulsory L3 subjects|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification|
English language requirements
IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
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University of Derby
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