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Mechanical Engineering / Automotive Engineering (MEng)

Award
Master of Engineering
Duration
4 years
Course Type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield and Boldrewood
UCAS Course code
H390

Clearing and Adjustment: be notified as soon as applications open

About this course

We've changed some parts of this course for the 2020 to 2021 academic year due to coronavirus (COVID-19). These changes may affect how we'll teach you and which modules you'll take.

Discover how automobiles are designed, built and tested. Learn the specialist science and engineering behind the industry, then design and create your own. You'll have the chance to specialise in areas of motor vehicle engineering that interest you, from race cars to vehicle electronics. This degree will prepare you for a career in automotive mechanical engineering.

This course provides a solid foundation in mechanical engineering and you'll learn the core principles of:

  • vehicle dynamics

  • structural design

  • propulsion

  • automotive electronics

Then you can specialise in subjects, including composite engineering.

As part of this course you can:

  • use our range of engineering facilities and gain practical experience with our design workshops and studios.

  • get a solid introduction to relevant subjects such as mathematics and mechanics

  • take a work placement to boost your academic performance and career prospects

  • showcase your work in our annual Engineering Design Show

  • study management modules to explore a variety of career paths

  • go on site visits to experience engineering in practice

You can also join our Formula Student team. You'll help design, build and race a car in competitions.

You can take this course with an additional year-long, paid placement. Apply with UCAS code H3H3 for the Industrial Placement Year option.

We're a designated university for the Defence Technical Undergraduate Scheme (DTUS).

Accreditations

This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) as meeting the academic requirement, in full, for Chartered Engineer registration.

This course is accredited by:

Course locations

This course is based at Highfield and Boldrewood.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the Course Description Document

The Course Description Document details your course overview, your course structure and how your course is taught and assessed.

Changes due to COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 situation is improving, any future restrictions could mean we might have to change the way parts of our teaching and learning take place in 2021 to 2022. We're working hard to plan for a number of possible scenarios. This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change.

Find out more on our COVID advice page.

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