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BEng (Hons) (top-up) Motorsport Technology (part-time)

Key course information

Motorsport Engineering

07/09/2020

2 years

University Level

3785.00

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Course Overview


Delivered at Castle Combe Race Circuit, the principal aim of this course is to provide an education in motorsport technology producing graduates who have the necessary range of skills and depth of understanding to successfully pursue careers as engineers working in the industry.A distinguishing feature of this course is its practical and applied motorsport emphasis which it derives from industries local to the college and the expertise of the staff.If you graduate from this course, you should be able to work effectively in industry as part of design, development or research teams with the skills necessary to turn concepts into drawings and through to the manufacturing and assembly processes.


two male motorsport engineering students working together
motorsport engineering students together, one sat in a race car
motorsport engineering student sat in race car
Motorsport Engineering student sat in race car
Motorsport engineering smiling stood with fellow students
two male motorsport engineering students working together
motorsport engineering students together, one sat in a race car
motorsport engineering student sat in race car
Motorsport Engineering student sat in race car
Motorsport engineering smiling stood with fellow students

What will I learn?


Modules covered are likely to include:

Year One:

Management, Ethics, Energy and Sustainability
Vehicle Dynamics
Motorsport Vehicle Performance

Year Two:

Engineering Project
Motorsport Engine Technology
Advanced Electronic Systems

Please note:

Modules and course content are subject to change.

Entry Requirements


Entry onto this course requires successful completion of a Foundation Degree in Motorsport Engineering at one of Oxford Brookes' partner colleges which must include a pass of Maths at level 5.

Foundation Degrees from other colleges or universities may be admitted if their modules are equivalent and considered of a suitable standard.

Other qualifications such as Higher National Diplomas deemed equivalent by Oxford Brookes will be considered on an individual basis.

If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent qualification will normally be required with a minimum of 6.0 in Reading and Writing and 5.5 in Speaking and Listening.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications


Assessment across the course includes written assignments e.g. reports, case studies and presentations.

The emphasis is on assessment coursework but you may have to complete short in class tests / exams to support the completion of criteria and test your understanding within classes.

Additional Costs and Information


You may be required to attend an interview and you can apply for this programme via the college website.

The cost of this programme is £3,785 per year.

There may be additional costs for educational trips and visits, but these are still to be confirmed.

You may be required to purchase additional books as identified by your individual lecturers.

The Office for Students (OfS), the new independent regulator for Higher Education in England, has confirmed that Wiltshire College is successfully registered as a provider for Higher Education and that students are eligible for funding and student support from Student Finance England. Please visit www.officeforstudents.org.uk for more information.

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

Motorsport Engineering


Career Opportunities

  • Race Mechanic
  • Aerodynamicist
  • Engine Builder

  • Software Engineer
  • Vehicle Finishing Technician
  • Data Engineer

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