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If you don’t have the right qualifications to start our BEng Automotive Engineering (Including foundation year) (Hons) at University of South Wales, you could opt to start your studies with a foundation course.

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In the BEng Automotive Engineering (Including foundation year) (Hons)  at University of South Wales  you’ll study introductory modules relevant to the degree course whilst developing key skills for academic study. Successful completion of the introductory foundation year will allow you to progress onto the BEng (Hons) Automotive Engineering.

Designed to meet the accreditation requirements of the IET for Chartered Engineer status, the automotive engineering course includes elements of mathematical and physical sciences required to design, develop and manufacture a range of engineering systems.

You will study the elements of electrical engineering, such as power and control, crucial for analysing and designing electromechanical drive systems. Programming smart embedded systems will also be covered so that you are ready for the fast development in autonomous and driverless cars.


Graduates from this Automotive Engineering degree can take on the role of:

  • Automotive design engineer
  • Reliability and asset management engineering
  • Automotive production engineering
  • Car production engineer
  • Product manager (with experience)
  • R&D engineer

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundations of Mathematics
  • Further Foundation Maths for Engineers
  • Collaboration in Engineering
  • English for Engineering
  • Electrical Principles
  • Foundation Engineering Principles

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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480 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GCSE: grade C or above, in Mathematics and English is required.
  • Individuals will be considered based on their experience.
  • Typical A-Level Offer: EE


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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