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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 9k / Module
  • Foreign: $ 12.4k / Module
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English

    Description

    Coventry is a world-renowned centre for motorsport and performance engineering on both two wheels and four. Excellent links with the UK performance engineering industry ensure that the course benefits from thelatest technical content and provides you with broad and detailed coverage of the essentials of motorsport engineering and its key applications.
    Our Motorsport Engineering degree course will equip you with the necessary expertise for you to make a significant and early contribution to both industry and society as a graduate motorsport engineer.
    If you choose this course you will benefit from:

    • Accreditation from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). This course is to be accredited a CEng level, subject to an assessment review by the IMechE.
    • Close links with employers in the performance engineering industry, including Red Bull Racing, the Auto-Cycle Union, Lotus Cars, Penske Racing and Triumph Motorcycles;
    • State-of-the-art facilities including a brand new wind tunnel, a brand new CNC machining centre, a brand new engine test cell and a full-size shaker rig;
    • Regular lectures delivered by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET);
    • Placement opportunities with a wide variety of motorsport and performance engineering companies, across a range of disciplines;
    • The chance to be involved in exciting projects, such as Formula Student and/or Shell Eco-marathon.

    Detailed Course Facts

    Tuition fee
    • GBP 9000 Module (EEA)
    • GBP 12444 Module (International)
    Start date September 2015 Duration full-time 36 months Languages Take an IELTS test
    • English
    Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Part-time, Full-time Intensity Flexible

    Course Content

    In the first two years you will study subjects designed to broaden your knowledge of motorsport engineering, as well as to further your understanding of the fundamental concepts of engineering such as stress, temperature, kinematics and dynamics. As you enter year three you will have the opportunity to select a range of options on top of your mandatory study to tailor your degree to your own requirements and specialise in subjects that interest you.

    Over the course of the three-year programme you will enjoy an ideal balance between theoretical and practical study, covering such subjects as Manufacturing Technology and Materials, Mechanical Science, Thermofluid Mechanics, Design and Sustainability, Performance Engineering, Design for Performance, Aerodynamics, Vehicle Dynamics, Powertrain, Advanced Materials and Manufacture, and the Motorsport Group Project.

    Your course features a range of learning opportunities, from lectures, seminars and tutorials to laboratories and workshops. In addition, your personal tutor will review and discuss your progress with you and will be available for advice.

    You will work with staff on real-world problems from industry, commerce and research groups, as you would in professional practice; this means that you develop all of the professional skills at the same time as you learn the technical content of your degree.

    UK requirements for international applications

    Universities in the United Kingdom use a centralized system of undergraduate application: University and College Admissions Service (UCAS). It is used by both domestic and international students. Students have to register on the UCAS website before applying to the university. They will find all the necessary information about the application process on this website. Some graduate courses also require registration on this website, but in most cases students have to apply directly to the university. Some universities also accept undergraduate application through Common App (the information about it could be found on universities' websites).

    Both undergraduate and graduate students may receive three types of responses from the university. The first one, “unconditional offer” means that you already reached all requirements and may be admitted to the university. The second one, “conditional offer” makes your admission possible if you fulfill some criteria – for example, have good grades on final exams. The third one, “unsuccessful application” means that you, unfortunately, could not be admitted to the university of you choice.

    All universities require personal statement, which should include the reasons to study in the UK and the information about personal and professional goals of the student and a transcript, which includes grades received in high school or in the previous university.


    program_requirements

    English Language Requirements

    IELTS band : 6

    To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

    take an IELTS test. More About IELTS

    Requirements

    Essential Entry Requirements:
    • 5 GCSEs at grade A*-C including English Language and Mathematics, or specified equivalents.
    Typical Offers
    • A-Levels: BBB to include Mathematics and one from Physics, Chemistry, Design Technology, Further Mathematics, Electronics, Computing, ICT or Engineering. Excludes General Studies
    • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma: DDM in Engineering to include Mathematics for Technicians and Further Mathematics for Technicians
    Access: The Access Diploma to include 30 Level 3 credits in Maths or Physical Science units. Access applicants can meet the GCSE requirements through their current studies and do not need to have these qualifications separately.
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma: 29 points to include Mathematics and either Physics, Chemistry, Design Technology or IT at Higher level

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

    Related Scholarships*

    • Academic Excellence Scholarship

      "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

    • Access Bursary

      Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.

    • Alumni Bursary

      Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students

    * The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Coventry University.

    Funding

    Merit Scholarship Scheme

    Merit Scholarship scheme: £1,000, in year one only and based on academic performance.

    • Available to all international students applying for full-time undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at Coventry University.
    • Scholarships are allocated on the basis of academic merit. (Postgraduate applicants must hold 2.1 or equivalent, undergraduate applicants must hold A-levels or equivalent at grades BBC)
    • There is no separate scholarship application process: all undergraduate applications from self-funded international students from any non-EU country and postgraduate applications from international, will automatically be considered for a merit award. You will not have to do anything, if you are successful you will be notified in due course by the International Office.
    University Research Studentship Scheme

    Occasionally, funding becomes available to enable the University, either centrally, through one of the faculties or from other sources, to offer research studentships in specified topics or fields of study.

    Science Without Borders

    Brazilian students are able to apply for full scholarship - including tuition fees and accommodation - to study undergraduate sandwich programmes at Coventry University.

    Commonwealth Scholarship Scheme

    The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC) offers opportunities to Commonwealth citizens to study in the UK, as part of the UK's contribution to the international Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan.

    If you are a citizen of a developed Commonwealth country, you can apply for:

    Scholarships for PhD and split-site (PhD) study

    If you are a citizen of a developing Commonwealth country, you can apply for

    • Scholarships for Masters, PhD, or split-site (PhD) study at UK universities
    • Shared Scholarships for Masters study at selected UK universities

    If you are a citizen of the Maldives, St Helena or the Seychelles, you can apply for:

    • Scholarships for undergraduate study at UK universities
    Ferguson Trust Scholarships

    Ferguson Trust Scholarships are made available through the generosity of The Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust. The Trust was set up in memory of two generations of the Ferguson family to promote education, international friendship and understanding, and the promotion of world peace and development. The Trust supports people from low-income and conflict-affected regions who want to improve their knowledge of peace and reconciliation. Scholarship amounts vary and are dependent on individual circumstances and assessment.

    Accreditation

    Accredited by IET.

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