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FdSc Foundation Degree in Road and Race Car Technology part time

Bridgwater College

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FdSc Foundation Degree in Road and Race Car Technology (part-time) Who is the course for? The course aims to develop the skills and knowledge needed to become a highly qualified Engineer in the Automotive or Motorsport Industry. You will be prepared for employment in the industry through taught sessions, visits from professionals and a range of work placement opportunities. The course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to become a valued employee within either of the automotive or motorsports industry. The link with Oxford Brookes University will ensure that the quality and relevance of this Foundation Degree will be of the highest level. What will I study on the course? Modules include Road and race car advanced vehicle technology ? Computers in road and race car technology ? Advanced engine technology ? Engineering science ? Manufacturing Management ? Vehicle handling and aerodynamics ? Performance Engineering What makes this course special? Studying at Bridgwater College will give you access to: Links with many motorsport companies Full rolling road facilities Specialist sessions from people at the top of the manufacturer and motorsport career ladder Advanced electronics suites to develop your diagnostics skills Visit a current F1 Team Block release attendance possible, enabling you to carry on working and earning whilst studying for your Foundation Degree How long is the course? This part-time course is studied over four residential weeks over four years in combination with self directed study. Will this course lead to a qualification? When you have successfully completed two years part-time study on this course you will be awarded a Foundation Degree in Automotive and Motorsport Technology from Oxford Brookes University What can I do on completion of this course? You can progress onto a range of final year degree courses including BSc in Automotive Engineering or Motorsport Engineering at Oxford Brookes University. You will be skilled to work in a range of roles within the Automotive or Motorsport industries. How much will it cost? The cost of the course is ?1000 per year 2009/10. Students starting a part-time course in 2009/10 may be eligible for financial support. Students from lower income households may be eligible for a non repayable course grant of up to ?260 and may also be eligible for a grant of up to ?1,210 towards the course tuition fees (depending on the intensity of their studies). Applications for loans and grants need to be made through Student Finance England or the Local Education Authority. Students in extreme financial hardship may be eligible for further funding via the Access to Learning fund by applying direct to Oxford Brookes University

FdSc Foundation Degree in Road and Race Car Technology (part-time) Who is the course for? The course aims to develop the skills and knowledge needed to become a highly qualified Engineer in the Automotive or Motorsport Industry. You will be prepared for employment in the industry through taught sessions, visits from professionals and a range of work placement opportunities. The course will equip...

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