Driving Forward - BEng (Hons) Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport)

Do you want to be at the forefront of an innovative industry? Are you passionate about motorsport and automotive engineering? Then find out more about this incredible degree at the University of Bolton, the home of the National Centre for Motorsport Engineering (NCME).

Your course

The BEng (Hons) Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport) degree offers each student the chance to explore one of the most demanding and innovative industries within the sphere of engineering.

At every stage of the course, whether it is studying key theories, principles and regulations, or developing important practical skills, we will blend it with real-world projects and work with established motorsport industry partners.

You will look at the design and manufacturing in the automotive world, as well as specific aspects such as aerodynamics, data analysis and performance optimisation.

Our automotive engineering students will get to study at our brand new, state-of-the-art National Centre for Motorsport Engineering. It is here that your expert lecturers will guide you through the course whilst using the very latest technology.

Studying with us

The University of Bolton has a reputation for teaching excellence, particularly in the field of engineering and we were voted in the Top 5 for Teaching Quality in the UK by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.

You will be supported by academic staff with a passion for both the personal and professional development of their students, studying on a supportive campus in class sizes that allow for more support and focused teaching sessions.

Every full-time Undergraduate who chooses to study at the University of Bolton is eligible for up to £150 through our UniAsItShouldBe card. For further support, if you have at least 128 UCAS points, our Vice-Chancellors Scholarship will boost this to £1,000! Please see a list of all of our bursaries and scholarships here.

Future opportunities

Graduates from our BEng (Hons) Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport) degree will be equipped with skills needed to work on the full design life cycle of a project, from the idea phase through to completion.

We don’t simply stop there and throughout your course, you will have the option to expand your knowledge about various aspects of motorsport and automotive engineering, such as automotive computer systems and aerodynamics.

You will be prepared to apply for future opportunities thanks to our focus on personal development alongside the subject matter, ensuring you have the communication, leadership and analytical skills expected by employers.

Find out more

Visit our course page now to find out more about the course, studying with us and how to apply to start in September.


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