Loughborough University

Automotive Systems Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 20500
    Tuition (Year)
    9000
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

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

Accreditation

The programme is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (towards Chartered status.)

Programme Structure

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

Detailed Programme Facts

    • Starting in

      • There is no deadline for this start date.

      Dates reflect the university's timezone.

  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
  • Intensity Flexible
  • Duration part-time 36 months
  • More information Go To The Course Website

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Academic Requirements

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

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 20500 International
  • GBP 9000 EEA
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Funding

A number of scholarships and bursaries are available (dependent on eligibility):

  • Student loans for master's degrees
  • Department-specific bursaries
  • Scholarships
  • Professional and Career Development Loans
  • External charities and trusts
  • Studentships
  • Research Council funding

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