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Motorsport Engineering, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #383 (QS) Oxford, United Kingdom
The Motorsport Engineering, validated by Oxford Brookes University and delivered at Castle Combe Race Circuit, lets you engage in all aspects of motorsport engineering. You will gain the technical skills and understanding you need for future study and a career in the industry. After the course you could study for a BEng or a BSc in Motorsport Engineering.
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The College’s workshops are purpose-built, with industry-standard equipment. The College has specialist facilities including vehicle, engine and machine / fabrication workshops, a flat floor, four-wheel laser alignment ‘Super Tracker’ and weight scales. 

The College has great links in the industry and with Motorsport teams, keeping the qualification relevant and providing good work experience and employment opportunities. The Motorsport Engineering programme is offered the Oxford Brookes University.

Study, assessment and qualifications

During each module, you will undertake assignments that count towards its assessment. Assessment of many modules is by assignments and occasionally with a timed examination.

All modules are designed to enable you to engage in new areas of knowledge to acquire practical experience of a range of activities relevant to your employment within the performance road car technology industry and to encourage you to engage in critical reflection.

Teaching and Learning:

You will be given the opportunity to participate in lectures and workshops, plan and deliver presentations to your peers, research areas of relevance to the degree programme, critically evaluate the validity and implications of information and work with a wide variety of computer hardware and software.

Work Placements:

The FdEng requires a significant component to be taken and studied in industry. Wiltshire College has extensive links with local employers and appropriate placements will be facilitated as far as possible by the College.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engine Technology
  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Science
  • Mathematics
  • Composites and Materials Technology
  • Work-based Learning 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A minimum of one pass at A-level or 6-unit Vocational A-level (in Maths, Physics or a closely related subject) plus a minimum of three passes at GCSE (grades A-C) including Mathematics at grade B (or 6 in the new grading structure) and English Language.
  • A National Certificate or Diploma or other full equivalent Level 3 qualification, in a discipline related to Engineering, including merits in the applied units, plus a minimum of three passes at GCSE (grades A-C) including Mathematics at grade B or equivalent and English language.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9270 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9270 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7570 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7570 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Oxford

  • 939 - 1530 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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


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