M.Sc. Automotive Systems Engineering

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • GBP20500 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    GBP9000 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Loughborough, England, United Kingdom
This programme provides graduates interested in the automotive industry with knowledge and technical expertise in a wide range of automotive disciplines. The Automotive Systems Engineering programme is offered by Loughborough University.
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Created in partnership with companies such as the Ford Motor Company and Jaguar Land Rover, the programme is also aimed at existing or prospective product development engineers and those working in manufacturing, particularly those working alongside product design personnel in the context of cross-functional teams and simultaneous working practice.

Students study six taught modules from a choice of nine. In addition, full-time students undertake a university-based project and part-time students undertake an industry-based project.

The Automotive Systems Engineering programme is offered by Loughborough University.

Future career prospects

Graduates from this programme work primarily in product design and development groups and are sought after by a wide range of automotive companies. Students that wish to pursue other careers are well-equipped to work in a wide range of sectors within the vehicle industry.

Graduate destinations

Recent graduate destinations include:

  • BFCEC, Key Account Manager
  • Bahrain Training Institute, Automotive Instructor
  • Changan UK R&D Center, Software Engineer
  • EADS Astrium (France), Structural Dynamics Engineer
  • Galliford Try, Estimator
  • J J Electric Ltd (Thailand), Purchase Engineer
  • Jaguar Land Rover, multiple job roles including Electrical Engineer, Chassis Electronics Intern, Automotive Engineer, Chassis Electronics Engineer, Electrical Systems Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Powertrain Specialist Engineer, Project Engineer, Vehicle Dynamics CAE Analyst, Electrical Systems Engineer; Shell, Graduate Production Engineering
  • TVS Motor company (India), Testing Engineer

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • GBP20500 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • GBP9000 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 36 months

Course Content

Programme modules

This programme covers a wide range of topics; to give you a taster we have expanded on some of the core modules affiliated with this programme and the specific assessment methods associated with each module.

  • Vehicle and Powertrain Functional Performance
  • Vehicle Systems Analysis
  • Manufacturing Systems and Integrated Design
  • Sustainable Vehicle Powertrains
  • Body Engineering
  • Powertrain Calibration Optimisation
  • Vehicle Electrical Systems Integration

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First or upper second class (2:1) honours degree or equivalent in engineering or physical sciences.

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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The programme is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (towards Chartered status.)

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