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Motorsport Engineering, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #383 (QS) Oxford, United Kingdom
The Motorsport Engineering has been developed by University Centre Somerset, part of Bridgwater and Taunton College and Oxford Brookes University as preparation for a range of technical and management careers in motorsport engineering.
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The Motorsport Engineering programme at the Oxford Brookes University aims to develop the knowledge and skills that you will need to become a highly qualified engineer. 

Our excellent facilities include a rolling road, CAD suite, wind tunnel, damper dynamometer, advanced chassis set-up equipment, CNC and machine shop and cylinder head flow analysis equipment amongst a whole host of software packages.

Progression Opportunities

On successful completion of this course you have the opportunity to progress to the BEng (Hons) Top-up Degree in Motorsport Technology at University Centre Somerset or at a university of your choice.

Alternatively graduates can apply for a variety of roles in motorsport and other engineering disciplines. Recent graduates work with companies including McLaren GT, Bentley Motors, Jaguar Land Rover, MOD, Hyundai Motorsport (WRC), McLaren F1 and Neil Brown Engines.


Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engine Technology 
  • CAD CAM and Data Acquisition and Analysis
  • 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 equivalent 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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