36 months
14250 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Get set for a thrilling career working on some of the most technically-advanced vehicles in the world, at the highest level in motorsports and engineering, with BEng Motorsports Engineering (Hons) course at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

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Through this BEng Motorsports Engineering (Hons) course at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)   you’ll develop skills in design and development processes through a combination of project based learning, masterclasses, and short courses; culminating in the design and build of a Formula Student race car later in the course.

Engineering science, including engineering analysis, mechanics, and fluid dynamics, underpin much of the design and manufacturing activities on the course. In other Year 1 modules you will learn to use modern manufacturing equipment in our exceptionally well equipped workshop, and you will be introduced to CAD.


There is huge demand for engineering graduates, and a BEng in Motorsports Engineering gives you lots of options. If you complete a placement it will make you even more employable. Students have recently gained placements at Ginetta/SIM Track and McLaren.

Many of our graduates progress into motorsport, and there are many outlets including Formula 1 and other single seater categories, to sportscars (i.e. LMP/LMH), GT and Touring Cars.


This BEng course is professionally accredited by the IMechE (which represents mechanical engineers and the engineering profession) as meeting partial fulfilment of the educational requirements to become a Chartered Engineer. This BEng course is accredited by the IED as partially fulfilling the educational requirements to become a Chartered Engineer. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Race Car Anatomy
  • Engineering Analysis
  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Science
  • Thermo-fluids

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS: 104 points at A2 including grade C in A Level Maths and Physics or STEM
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM in Engineering including Merit in Maths units
  • BTEC Diploma: D*D including Maths units
  • Pass Access Course: 104 points
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma: Pass with 104 points from Higher Level subjects including Higher Level 5 Maths and Physics
  • T Level: M including Maths and Physics
  • IELTS: 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5
  • GCSEs: 5 at grade C/4 including Maths and English or equivalent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • Part-time: £1540 per 20 credits (UK)
  • Sandwich year: £1000 for the sandwich year (UK)

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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