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BEng (Hons) Mechanical with Automotive Engineering with Professional Placement

University of Bath

Specialise in vehicle design, performance, analysis and systems. Develop the engineering skills to work in automotive, transport, mobility and motorsport industries.

Our course is for engineers who want to apply fundamental mechanical engineering knowledge to the challenges of the automotive industry including areas such as cost, emissions, performance and materials. You’ll study vehicle design, manufacturing processes and component analysis in the context of the automotive market.

In your first two years, you’ll learn how to use mechanical engineering, physical science, maths and computing to assess engineering systems. This course structure is the same across our suite of mechanical engineering courses, so you can move between any of our BEng and MEng courses up to the end of your second year.

You’ll complement your engineering knowledge with transferable skills that are valued in industry such as problem solving and critical thinking. You’ll also explore the professional behaviours a responsible engineer needs including ethics, environmental and sustainability awareness, compassion and inclusivity.

Project work is a big part of your study experience at Bath and is a great opportunity for you to use your knowledge, initiative and creativity to solve complex engineering problems.

You could join our award-winning Formula student team, Team Bath Racing. As part of the team, you'll contribute to the design and build of a single-seat racing car and enter in the annual International Formula Student competition. The balance of technical, teamwork and enterprise management skills you develop will prepare you for the workplace.

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4 years


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024
  • September 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time