The automotive industry is going through some of the biggest changes since the introduction of the internal combustion engine. Automotive manufacturers and designers are using cutting-edge technology to solve the transport and sustainability issues of the future.
If you have a passion for cars, an enthusiasm for engineering and design, together with excellent maths and IT skills, then this professionally accredited course could help you make a real difference in this vital industry.
Focusing on how engineering is used in automotive applications, this course 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. The MEng route could be ideal for those seeking leadership positions in the development of new technologies and design of future vehicles.
Successful graduates of Automotive Engineering should be able to apply their comprehensive understanding of vehicle engineering in a wide variety of roles in the automotive industry and beyond.
Why Coventry University?
An award-winning university, we are committed to providing our students with the best possible experience. We continue to invest in both our facilities and our innovative approach to education. Our students benefit from industry-relevant teaching, and resources and support designed to help them succeed. These range from our modern library and computing facilities to dedicated careers advice and our impressive Students’ Union activities.
Automotive engineers are involved in every stage of the design, testing and development of vehicles and their components, from concept to production.
This course 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.
Why choose this course?
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.
You will benefit from access to modern facilities, a reputation for teaching excellence in the engineering field and our current strong links with local industry, which aim to help ensure our course reflects current thinking, the latest technologies, design systems and testing processes.
Our suite of ‘Mechanical Engineering’ courses has been ranked 3rd in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2020.
You will be taught by current academics with wide ranging experience in the automotive fields. Current academics are actively involved in commercial and academic research, whose expertise could further-enrich your learning and enhance your understanding of the challenges facing engineers today.
You could work with staff on real-world problems from industry*, commerce and research groups, as you would in professional practice; this means that you could be provided the opportunity to develop professional skills at the same time as you learn the technical content of your degree.
*Please note that we are unable to guarantee any project, placement or study abroad opportunities and that all such opportunities may be subject to additional costs (e.g. travel, visas and accommodation etc.), competitive application, availability and/or meeting any applicable visa requirements. To ensure that you fully understand the requirements in this regard, please contact the International Office for further details if you are an EU or International student.