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Overview

The automotive industry is set for global growth over the next decade.

Environmental challenges mean new vehicles must be cleaner and more efficient, while urbanisation is driving a need for better transport solutions.

This Automotive Engineering (Hons) at University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)  will create demand for professionals with knowledge and skills in automotive design and manufacture. And if you're always asking questions, exploring different alternatives, and thinking creatively - then you're just who we're looking for.

Careers / Further study

You could work in automotive research and development, design, manufacture and maintenance.

With green transport technologies a focus of future transport developments, opportunities for eco-minded automotive engineers are predicted to increase.

Depending on your second year results, you could transfer to our four-year MEng Automotive Engineering course, which would give you a master's rather than a bachelor's degree.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Three years full-time; four years sandwich

  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Stress and Dynamics
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Design, Materials and Manufacturing
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Energy and Thermodynamics
  • Automotive Technology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    50

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General Requirements

  • Tariff points: 112
  • A-level subjects: Grade C in Mathematics plus a pass in one of the following subjects: Biology; Chemistry; Computing/Computer Science; Design and Technology; Electronics; Engineering; ICT; Further Maths; Music Technology; Physics; Statistics. Maths requirement can also be met by the Cambridge Pre-U Mathematics at Merit 3.
  • Relevant subjects: Biology; Chemistry; Computing/Computer Science; Design and Technology; Electronics; Engineering; ICT; Further Maths; Mathematics; Music Technology; Physics; Statistics
All applicants will also require:
  • GCSE subjects: Grade C/4 in English Literature or Language and Grade B/5 or above in Mathematics, or equivalent. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Bristol

  • 750 - 1260 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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