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BEng in Automotive Engineering (Full Time)

Coventry University

Bachelor Degree , Automotive Engineering

Course Description

An exciting area of engineering many children dream of working in; our Automotive Engineering BEng can be continued to master’s level. If you have a passion for cars, an enthusiasm for engineering and design, together with excellent maths and IT skills, this professionally accredited course will help put your interests and practical skills to good use. 

Focusing on how engineering is used in automotive applications, this course enables you to qualify first at Bachelor, and then if you choose to follow the MEng pathway, a Master’s degree level, ideal for those seeking leadership positions in the development of new technologies and design of future vehicles. It will provide a comprehensive understanding of the design criteria required to create a successful brand and product, setting you on the path to registering and practising as a Chartered Engineer, if you successfully complete Master’s level study.

An exciting area of engineering many children dream of working in; our Automotive Engineering BEng can be continued to master’s level. If you have a passion for cars, an enthusiasm for engineering and design, together with excellent maths and IT skills, this professionally accredited course will help put your interests and practical skills to good use.  Focusing on how...

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Course Content

  • Year one

Overview

Modules

  • Manufacturing Technology and Materials

  • Mechanical Science

  • Design

  • Engineering Mathematics 1

  • Engineering Applications

  • Electrical Science

 

  • Year two

Overview

Modules

  • Vehicle Systems

  • Solid Mechanics and Dynamics

  • Thermofluid Mechanics

  • Analytical Modelling

  • Engineering Management

  • Design and Sustainability

 

  • Placement year

Overview

Modules

  • Study abroad

  • Professional placement

  • Final year

Overview

Modules

  • Individual project
  • Automotive Product Innovation
  • Automotive Engines and Vehicle Aerodynamics
  • Vehicle Dynamics
  • Vehicle Safety and Structures
  • Professional Development and Management

Optional modules
2 from the following:

  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Vehicle NVH
  • Reliability and Durability
  • Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Advanced Materials and Manufacture

Year one Overview Modules Manufacturing Technology and Materials Mechanical Science Design Engineering Mathematics 1 Engineering Applications Electrical...

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Entry Requirements

A Level :- ABB-BBB to include Mathematics and one from Physics, Chemistry, Design Technology, Further Mathematics, Electronics, Computing, ICT or Engineering. Excludes General Studies.

BTEC :- DDM-DMM in an Engineering subject, to include a Distinction in the 'Further Engineering Mathematics' unit.

IB Diploma :- 31 points to include Mathematics and either Physics, Chemistry, Design Technology or IT at Higher level.

GCSE requirement :- 5 GCSEs at grade 4 / C or above to include English and Mathematics.

A-Levels

A-Level applicants are required to have three? A2 Levels. Coventry University may include AS grades within an offer for certain courses, but we are not able to accept two AS Levels in place of one A2 Level. In some courses it may be necessary for entrants to have passed specific A2 Levels in nominated subjects. Please see the course pages for more information.

Access Diplomas

The Access to HE Diploma to include 30 Level 3 credits at Distinction and 15 Level 3 credits at Merit all to be in Mathematics or Physical Science units. Plus GCSE English and Mathematics at grade 4 or above.

Coventry University welcomes applicants who have completed, or who are studying, the Access to HE Diploma developed by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). Successful completion of the course will require you to gain 60 credits with at least 45 to be achieved at Level 3 (with the remainder at Level 2). In some cases we will require you to have gained Merit or Distinction grades in a number of units or in nominated subjects. For more information on the entry requirements for your chosen course please see the relevant course pages.

BTEC Level 3 Diplomas

The University will accept the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma for entry to most courses. In some cases we will require applicants to have studied either certain named modules or a specific named Diploma. The appropriate course page will have full information on the entry requirements. The University also accepts the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma and BTEC Level 3 Diploma for entry to degree programmes, provided that they are studied in combination with other qualifications that provide a total volume of study that is equivalent to three A2 Levels. For example, you could be studying a BTEC Level 3 Diploma plus an A2 Level, or a BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma plus two A2 Levels. Where a specific A2 or BTEC subject is required for entry then you must be offering this as part of your combination of qualifications.

A Level :- ABB-BBB to include Mathematics and one from Physics, Chemistry, Design Technology, Further Mathematics, Electronics, Computing, ICT or Engineering. Excludes General Studies. BTEC :- DDM-DMM in an Engineering subject, to include a Distinction in the 'Further Engineering Mathematics' unit. IB Diploma...

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Additional Information

Study options:

3 years full-time
4 years sandwich
4 years full-time (MEng award)

Location:

Coventry University

Starting:

September 2020

Fees:

£9,250

Study options:

3 years full-time
4 years sandwich
4 years full-time (MEng award)

Location:

Coventry University

Starting:

September 2020

Fees:

£9,250