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Automotive Systems Engineering

This full-time Master’s programme will enable you to work on complex Automotive Systems Engineering problems in order to equip you with the skills required to support working in the modern automotive industry.

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Key Facts

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Degree

(MSc (Hons)) Automotive Systems Engineering

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Degree Duration

15 months :

3 months pathway + 1 year degree

18 months :

6 months pathway + 1 year degree

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Pathways Available

Pre-Master's | International Year Zero

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

The automotive engineering landscape is rapidly changing with the advent of connected and autonomous vehicles. Automotive engineers are now expected to work in interdisciplinary design teams, to develop scalable, multidisciplinary systems models covering all aspects of the product lifecycle from conceptual design of the user interaction, through to verification and validation of designs and systems, and all the way through the operation phases of the system lifecycle.

This programme provides both engineering broadening and deepening by exposing you to a range of automotive engineering and computer science topics to prepare you for a role in industry.

You will have the opportunity to work on interdisciplinary automotive team projects with a focus on systems engineering, and at the same time will gain expertise in a chosen specialist research area as part of your MSc Project.

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Important

You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

Automotive Systems Engineering is an emerging area with a predicted high demand for specialist engineers working on and around the areas of connected and autonomous vehicles.

Graduates from this course will also be skilled to work within a diverse range of disciplines across transportation and Mechanical Engineering. You can expect to work in industries such as: Automotive, Motorsport, Aerospace, Rail and Mechanical.

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support

 

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University of Bradford

The University combines academic teaching with industry expertise to create a learning environment and culture that fosters innovation and excellence. This approach helps you to develop skills and gain practical experience that is highly valued by future employers.

Formed in 1832 as the Mechanics Institute, in 1966 the University of Bradford became Britain’s 40th university. Over its 50 years the University has innovated and proven its excellence, more recently, ranked top 3 in the UK for work experience and careers and employment services and won University of the Year for Social Inclusion.

The University of Bradford is made up of four academic faculties with each covering a broad range of specialisms:

  • Faculty of Engineering & Informatics
  • Faculty of Health Studies
  • Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Management, Law & Social Sciences