Staffordshire University

Automotive Engineering MSc

Our Automotive Engineering MSc will give you an in-depth insight into the key technological ideas that are driving automotive design and their practical application. 

The course has been designed with industry partners. You’ll learn using the latest computer-based analysis and design techniques in the automotive industry. You’ll gain knowledge of a range of industry standard software and hardware.

Your understanding of the theoretical aspects of automotive engineering will be enhanced by practical application whether by virtual simulation or by working on real vehicles in our advanced automotive workshop.

Entry Requirements

Normal requirements are at least a UK second class honours degree or equivalent in a related engineering or technology discipline.

If you don’t meet the above but have significant appropriate experience, your application will be considered if you satisfy the University that you can respond to the challenge of postgraduate work.   

If your first language is not English, you’ll need to demonstrate that you’re fluent enough to cope with the course. A minimum score of IELTS 6 or TOEFL 550 (213 computer-based) is normally required

Career Prospects

After completing the Automotive Engineering MSc, you’ll be equipped to work in the following areas:

  • Vehicle manufacturing
  • Research and development
  • Design and test laboratories
  • Automotive component suppliers
  • Equipment manufacturers
  • Fuel and oil companies
  • Motorsports teams
  • Engineering consultancies
  • Maintenance   

Course Details

You’ll take eight taught modules covering aspects of vehicle design, finite element analysis, advanced engine design, vehicle handling and aerodynamics. 

You’ll choose a major personal project for the submission of a written thesis. The subject area can meet your career aspirations and interest. 

Year 1 compulsory modules

Advanced computational fluid dynamics.
advanced materials and quality.
Advanced Vehicle dynamics
Automotive propulsion systems.
Engineering design and manufacture.
MSc Project.
Research methods and project management.
Structural analysis.
The Professional Engineers (Masters).

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