Motorsport and Automotive Performance Engineering

Welcome to Motorsport and Automotive Performance Engineering

As a student of motorsport and automotive performance engineering at the University of Bolton, you will be a part of the UK’s only National Centre for Motorsport Engineering (NCME). Your studies will take place in our £13 million state-of-the-art specialist workshops and laboratories, built specifically for automotive performance engineering and motorsport technology. 


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Courses

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BEng (Hons) Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Motorsport Technology
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

HNC BTEC Engineering (General Engineering)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration
32
UCAS Points

Bolton College

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MSc Electric Vehicle Technology
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

The University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Motorsport Technology
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

MSc Electric Vehicle Technology
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

The University of Bolton

MSc Engineering Management
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

The University of Bolton

MSc Motorsport Engineering
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

The University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Motorsport Technology with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

MSc Electric Vehicle Technology: January Start
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MSc Engineering Management
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MSc Motorsport Engineering
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

HND BTEC Engineering (General Engineering)
Full-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration
32
UCAS Points

Bolton College

BEng (Hons) Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport)
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

BEng (Hons) Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport) with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

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New Rules for the F1 2021 Season

30 Mar 21

A new F1 season has arrived, and it’s all kicking off in Bahrain! In case you forgot, this is the track that brought us two back-to-back races in last year’s calendar, with one of them involving a harrowing incident where Romain Gros...

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Female motorsport professionals share their top tips for students

22 Mar 21

Over one million British women now work across science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) professions - a number which has increased year-on-year over the last decade. While this is a huge improvement, fewer than 13% of engineers ...

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Why Practical Experience is a must in every aspect of Motorsport learning

01 Mar 21

Fans of F1 motorsport have heard of Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen, and Sebastian Vettel. But, what about the people that make their success possible? Without the performance engineers and innovators, there would be no racing teams.

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F1 experts work with students from the National Centre for Motorsport Engineerin...

01 Mar 21

Students from the National Centre for Motorsport Engineering (NCME) have been working hand-in-hand with Formula One (F1) experts to prepare and race the historic Ensign 180B ground effect car.

This is an exciting and innovative cha...

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What does the Future Hold for Motorsport?

23 Feb 21

What does the Future Hold for Motorsport?

Motorsport has gone through many changes over the past few decades. From new safety rules and regulations to technological advancements and the move to more environmentally...

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Fast track to F1: What is a scholarship and what will it do for me?

15 Feb 21

For high school students who are torn between studying at a university versus a college; a scholarship might just sway it for you.

The University of Bolton is proud to be home to the UK’s only National Centre for Motorsport Engin...

Testimonials

Elliot Downs

Motorsport Technology | 2017

"Since starting my degree at the University of Bolton, I’ve gained knowledge both inside and outside the classroom which has helped me to plan my future career in Engineering Management. I completed the entire 2018 season of the British Rallycross Championship which we won, and I have also been able to gain experience with a year supporting a Mercedes GT4 car in the British GT Championship. Both of these experiences have enabled me to develop my knowledge of how race teams operate, and helped me to see the management of performance teams first-hand. I don’t think I could have done any of this without the opportunities I have had since starting my degree in BSc (Hons) Motorsport Technology at the University of Bolton."

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Martin Nygard

Motorsport Technology | 2015

"Fantastic facilities, approachable tutors and a great experience. The NCME was invaluable to my career within the motorsport industry and I am very thankful to the tutors for their support throughout my time at university."

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Andy Scott

Managing Director, Albatec Racing |

"The collaboration with the University of Bolton, NCME has been a breath of fresh air. We have engaged students with an incredible passion and skill set, working on the British Rally Cross project with incredible success. It’s been interesting and rewarding to see the students develop over the season and wonderful to win the Championship, it’s so reassuring to see the positive can do attitude they bring with them to event weekends. "

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Dr Mark Busfield

Director, National Centre for Motorsport Engineering |

"At the NCME we are all about supporting our students’ career ambitions. At the end of their course, we hope that our students have the knowledge and confidence to get the job they want. Quite simply we are here to help and nurture our students."

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