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Automotive and Motorsport Engineering
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Automotive and Motorsport Engineering

Brunel University London
London, Great Britain
On campus
Full-time
€14,206.47/year
 2130 Points
Duration
1 Year
Language
English

Program Description

Brunel's Automotive and Motorsport Engineering MSc gives graduates with a passion for motorsports and high-performance vehicles the advanced, specialist skills and knowledge they need to successfully pursue careers in this dynamic and competitive field of engineering.

You’ll study all aspects of the design, development and construction of competition vehicles including aerodynamics, materials, structural analysis, IC engines and vehicle systems and how to use tools like computational modelling, simulation and data analysis to assess performance, strength, costs and safety.

You’ll also develop managerial skills integral to race team operations such as race planning, vehicle testing, marketing concepts, leadership, risk management and employment.

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Course Content

The course is design to give graduates the technical expertise they need to specialise in automotive and motorsport engineering.

Coursework for your automotive and motorsport engineering degree consists of compulsory and optional modules and a 15,000-word dissertation.

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Teaching and Learning

Our staff have national and international reputations for their research, publications and applied work. Many carry out much of their research in collaboration with major oil companies, motor vehicle manufacturers, leading industrial firms and governmental laboratories. This means that your education will be at the forefront of scholarship and practice, covering the most up-to-date industry knowledge.

Your course will consist of combinations of lectures, seminars, tutorials, laboratory and practical sessions, coursework and group work.

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Curriculum

Racing Team Management and Vehicle Testing

This module aims to develop an appreciation of business risk and entrepreneurship in corporate strategy, to develop an understanding of leadership and motivational theories and their appropriate application, to develop the necessary skills in racing team management and understanding of a race season and race planning, and to introduce students to the applications and challenges of race vehicle testing.

Advanced Vehicle Dynamics, IC Engines, Materials and Manufacturing

This module aims to enable students to model and analyse complex dynamics of racing vehicles, to provide a more advanced appreciation of IC engines and their latest development in the field of high performance engines, and to enable students to understand the materials and manufacturing processes used for high performance vehicles.

Major Group Project

The project aims to give experience of design practice and engineering systems design through undertaking a large multidisciplinary project. It aims to develop the necessary skills in design project management and planning, and to enable students to apply these skills in diverse situations.

Research Methods and Sustainable Engineering

On this module students will learn about impacts of engineering on society and the environment.

Dissertation

The dissertation aims for students to complete and report on a soundly executed and constructed programme of investigation, analysis and research containing original work.

Careers

There is high demand for graduate engineers ready to tackle the challenges of the future. These include finding ways to design and build vehicles more cost effectively, addressing wider environmental and safety concerns, and working in motor racing.

Our graduates go on to careers with leading automotive companies (e.g. Jaguar Land Rover, Delphi, Ford). They also work with motor racing teams such as Mercedes, Red Bull, Williams and Lotus.

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