36 months
18050 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Focusing on how engineering is used in automotive applications, this Automotive Engineering (Hons) course at Coventry University provides you with the opportunity to qualify first at Bachelor level, then if you choose to follow the MEng pathway, at Master’s degree level. 

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Automotive engineers are involved in every stage of the design, testing and development of vehicles and their components, from concept to production. This Automotive Engineering (Hons) course at Coventry University  has been designed to equip engineers of the future with the skills and knowledge needed to fill a wide variety of roles in an ever-changing industry and beyond.

With current extensive links to well-known automotive companies like Jaguar Land Rover and Lotus, Coventry University has a long and prestigious automotive, transport and engineering heritage.


Industry-related projects completed during your studies should give you a feel of what the demands and expectations will be in the workplace, as well as supporting you to practice and apply your skills to real engineering projects.

You should also gain practical, hands-on experience in preparing, running and analysing results from experimental testing and numerical analysis*. Past students have experienced projects with: Honda, in new product introduction; Aston Martin, in special vehicle projects data acquisition; NP Aerospace, working on the new range of military vehicles; Eaton Trucks, in gearbox design; McLaren Automotive, in software test and evaluation; BMW, in vehicle trim and materials; and Cummins Engines, on engine development and build.

Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and aim to give you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The university’s Talent Team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Vehicle Systems and Development

  • Solid Mechanics and Dynamics

  • Thermofluid Mechanics

  • Analytical Modelling

  • Engineering Management

  • Design and Sustainability

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • 30 June - Late applications deadline
  • 4 July - UCAS Extra closes

If you’re an international student and are interested in applying for a Foundation year, HNC, HND or Degree course then you’ll need to apply to us directly.


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Level: ABB-BBB to include Mathematics and one from Physics, Chemistry, Design Technology, Further Mathematics, Electronics, Computing, ICT or Engineering. Excludes General Studies
  • BTEC: D*DD-DDM in an Engineering subject, to include Mathematics and Further Mathematics for Technicians.
  • IB Diploma: 31 points to include Mathematics and either Physics, Chemistry, Design Technology or IT at Higher level
  • GCSE requirement: 5 GCSE's graded 9-4 / A* - C including Mathematics, English or specified equivalents.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18050 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Coventry

656 - 1057 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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