How F1 is accelerating the future of automotive performance engineering
11 Aug 22
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Are you looking for a career in the automotive industry?
Studying motorsport and automotive performance engineering is the perfect way to enter the dynamic and challenging automotive industry. You’ll learn how cars are designed, built and tested, as well as how they work on the racetrack. With this degree, you can go anywhere in the world to work with some of the best engineers in motorsport and automotive performance engineering.
Our motorsport & automotive performance engineering degrees
We will teach you everything from aerodynamics to vehicle dynamics so that you can design better vehicles for racing or production use. It covers topics like powertrains and suspension systems – all essential skills when it comes to designing high-performance vehicles. And because we know your future employer may require you to be a member of organisations like the Institute of Automotive Engineers (IAE), we’ll make sure you receive all the training required to get there.
A fascinating career in motorsport & automotive performance
Having a degree in motorsport and automotive performance engineering will open doors for you, whether you want to work as an engineer in motorsport or work as part of a design team with an automotive manufacturer. It’s a great foundation for the more specialised MSc on Motorsport Engineering where you build on your knowledge of aerodynamics, vehicle dynamics, rapid prototyping and CAD and CAM design skills.
State-of-the-art specialist facilities
The technical and theoretical studies involved in this program are completed at our £13 million state-of-the-art specialist workshops and laboratories at the UK’s only National Centre of Motorsport Engineering. As a student here, you’ll be able to use these specialist facilities throughout your studies. You will access industry-standard equipment and machines such as a 5 axis CNC milling machine, a 3.5ton horizontal mill, a vehicle crash test rig and data acquisition equipment for performance engineering.
Where can I work after graduating?
Motorsport and automotive performance engineers can find careers in sectors such as:
- motorsports teams
- automotive companies
- research and development divisions
- consultancy firms
Graduates may also go on to study for a higher degree such as an MSc in Motorsport Engineering.
Your next step to a career in motorsport
For more information about studying motorsport & automotive performance engineering at the University of Bolton please check out the motorsport & automotive performance engineering courses we offer.
Why study with the University of Bolton?
The University of Bolton has been rated the No.1 university in Greater Manchester for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2020 for the fourth year in a row*. You can expect small class sizes, a supportive and inclusive environment, and great work experience opportunities. You will also be able to collaborate with academics who are global experts in this field. With our state of the art facilities and strong industry links we are here to support you on your journey so you can experience and enjoy #UniAsItShouldBe.
Please do not hesitate to get in touch with our friendly team today at +44 (0)1204 900 600 or by sending an email to UGadmissions@bolton.ac.uk
Complete University Guide, North West region 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019
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