Bachelor of Automotive Engineering in UK

Bachelor of Automotive Engineering in UK

Bachelor of Automotive Engineering in UK
Shanti RanaThu Jan 20 2022

Bachelor of Automotive Engineering in UK is a 3-4 year course that comprehends the study of dynamics, thermofluid mechanics, further engineering mathematics, computer-aided engineering (CAE), structural mechanics, automotive electronics and control systems, integrated engineering systems design, and project management and product development.

To study this course, maths and physics are pre-requisite.

 Applicants can go for this course with a diploma in engineering related courses, A-levels and intermediate degrees. 

The tuition fees for this degree range between GBP 12,000 to GBP 25,000 for international students. For the domestic students of the UK, the tuition fee is GBP 9,250 in most universities. 

Why study Bachelor of Automotive Engineering in UK?

  • Bachelor degree in Automotive Engineering in the UK is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) under licence from the UK regulator, the Engineering Council.
  • Low tuition fees that range from GBP 12,000 to 25,000 per year
  • Scholarships are available for international students. 
  • Most universities offering this course offer 1 year of placement. Students have previously undertaken placements in-​
    • Ford Motor Company
    • Bentley Motors
    • Millbrook
    • Rolls Royce Cars
    • Triumph Motorcycles

Top Universities for Bachelor of Automotive Engineering in UK

These are among the leading universities for bachelor of automotive engineering in UK. 

  • University of Leeds
  • Swansea University
  • Loughborough University
  •  University of Bath
  • Brunel University in London
  • Oxford Brookes University
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • Cranfield University
  • Coventry University, London
  • Birmingham City University

Tuition Fees

University

Annual Tuition Fees in GBP

University of Bedfordshire

12,350

UWE Bristol

14,250

University of Brighton

14,892

University of Leeds

25,250

University of Hertfordshire

14,000

University of Wolverhampton

13,450

Brunel University London

20,450 (course 3 years, 4 years with placement)

Coventry University

17,700

Loughborough University

25,700(course 3 years, 4 years with placement)

University of Surrey

23,100 (Extra 

£1,850 for professional training )

University of Sunderland

13,000

Kingston University London

15,000 for the first year, and an additional GBP 400 with each year

Sheffield Hallam University

14,415

Oxford Brookes University

15,500

University of Sussex

22,500

University of Warwick

22,280

Admission Requirements for Bachelor of Automotive Engineering in UK

Document Requirement for Application

  • Academic documents such as transcripts, character certificates and provisional certificates of higher secondary education and class 10.
  • Up to date CV
  • Valid English Language Scores
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letter of Recommendations if asked by the university
  • Identification documents like passport
  • Application Fees
  • Passport

University Specific Requirements

University of Brighton

  • Course Name: Automotive Engineering BEng (Hons)
  • Course duration: 3 years
  • English test scores: 
    • IELTS: Overall 6.0, minimum 5.5
    • TOEFL: 72 overall, 18 in writing, 10 in reading, 10 in listening and 17 in speaking
    • PTE: 56 (with no less than 51 in each component)
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to pass A-levels with maths and physical science, BTEC Extended Diploma or its international equivalent. 

Birmingham City University

  • Course Name: Automotive Engineering BEng (Hons)
  • Course duration: 3 years
  • English test scores: 
    • IELTS: Overall 6.0, minimum 5.5
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to pass A-levels with a minimum grade of C in English and maths. Diplomas in engineering are also accepted with a minimum of distinction in Mathematics.

University of Leeds

  • Course Name: Automotive Engineering BEng 
  • Course duration: 4 years with placement year
  • English test scores: 
    • IELTS: Overall 6.0, minimum 5.5
    • TOEFL: 87 overall, 21 in writing, 20 in reading, 20 in listening and 22 in speaking
    • PTE: 60 (with no less than 59 in each component)
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to pass A-levels with a grade of A in physics or chemistry. 

University of Hertfordshire

  • Course Name: Automotive Engineering BEng 
  • Course duration: 4 years with placement year
  • English test scores: 
    • IELTS: Overall 6.0, minimum 5.5
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to pass A-levels with a grade of B in maths and either physics or technology or engineering based subjects. 

University of Wolverhampton

  • Course Name: Automotive Engineering BEng 
  • Course duration: 3 years
  • English test scores: 
    • IELTS: Overall 6.0, minimum 5.5
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to pass A-levels or intermediate level with maths and physics with a minimum average of 55%

Brunel University London

  • Course Name: Automotive Engineering BEng 
  • Course duration: 3 years, 4 years with placement year
  • English test scores: 
    • IELTS: Overall 6.0, minimum 5.5
    • TOEFL: 77 (min R18, L17, S20, W17) 
    • PTE: 59 (59 in all subscores)
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to pass A-level ABB including grade B in Maths and grade B in one of the following subjects; Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Geology, Environmental Science, Environment Studies, Computer Science, Electronics or Design and Technology (Use of Maths and General Studies not accepted).

Coventry University

  • Course Name: Automotive Engineering BEng 
  • Course duration: 3 years
  • English test scores: 
    • IELTS: Overall 6.0, minimum 5.5
    • TOEFL: Overall 79, minimum 18
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to pass A-levels or intermediate level with maths and physics with a minimum of 60%.

University of Surrey

  • Course Name: Automotive Engineering BEng (Hons) with professional training
  • Course duration: 4 years
  • English test scores: 
    • IELTS: Overall 6.0, minimum 5.5
    • Duolingo: Overall 100, minimum 80
    • PTE: Overall 59, minimum 7 in Reading, 6 in Listening, 15 in Speaking and 17 in Writing 
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to pass A-levels or intermediate level with maths and physics with a minimum average of 65%

University of Huddersfield

  • Course name: Automotive and Motorsport Engineering BEng (Hons)
  • Course duration: 3 years full-time, 4 years including placement
  • English test scores: 
    • IELTS: Overall 6.0, minimum 5.5
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to pass A-levels or intermediate level with maths and physics or BTEC Diploma in Engineering.

University of Sunderland

  • Course Name: Automotive Engineering (Top-Up) BEng (Hons)
  • Course duration: 3 years
  • English test scores: 
    • IELTS: Overall 6.0, minimum 5.5
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to pass A-levels or intermediate level with maths and physics or BTEC Diploma in Engineering.

Kingston University London

  • Course name: Mechanical Engineering BEng (Automotive Engineering) (Hons)
  • Course duration: 4 years full time including foundation year
  • English test scores: 
    • IELTS: Overall 6.0, minimum 5.5
  • Academic Requirements: Applicants need to pass A-levels. A-levels to include Mathematics and a Science subject (Physics or Chemistry). Alternatively, BTEC Extended Diploma in Engineering or related subjects such as Aerospace/Aeronautical/Electrical/Electronics/Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering will be considered (grades DMM)

Scholarships

University

Scholarships

Value

University of Birmingham

Achievement Scholarship

£1,500

Excellence Scholarship

£1,500

Industrial Sponsorship Programme “RESPECT”

The bursary is up to the company but if it is offered, it is usually in the region of £1,000-£1,500 pa

Institution of Engineering Technology Diamond Scholarship

£1,000

University of Exeter

Undergraduate Global Excellence Scholarships

starting from £5,000, payable as a reduction of the international tuition fee for the first year of study.

Imperial College London

President’s Undergraduate Scholarship

£1,000 for each undergraduate year of study (for a maximum of four years).

Imperial Bursary

Up to £5,000/year,

University of Liverpool

Vice-Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship 2021

2500 reduction of tuition fee

International Postgraduate Taught Scholarship

2500

Brunel University

Brunel Graduate Discount

15% of tuition fee

Scope of Automotive Engineering in the UK for international students

 The Bachelor degree in Automotive Engineering in the UK makes students able to select and apply appropriate mathematical methods to solve problems in the analysis and synthesis of automotive systems.

In addition to that, upon graduation, students are also adroit in designing and synthesising automotive systems engineering products, systems, processes, etc.

They can demonstrate an innovative approach to design realisation,  evaluate a range of solutions to engineering problems, draw from a broad-based knowledge of engineering and technology specialties and so on. As a result, they can find careers in a wide range of automotive and mechanical systems.

Job Title

Range

Average

Design Engineer

£22k - £43k

£30,860

Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer

£21k - £35k (Estimated *)

£27,150

Mechanical Engineer

£24k - £45k (Estimated *)

£32,997

Applications Engineer

£23k - £40k (Estimated *)

£30,101

Senior Mechanical Engineer

£35k - £69k (Estimated *)

£48,836

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

£32k - £49k (Estimated *)

£38,840

Management Consultant

£23k - £47k (Estimated *)

£32,670

Mechanical Design Engineer

£20k - £33k (Estimated *)

£25,919

Senior Test Engineer

£30k - £47k (Estimated *)

£37,190

Senior Systems Engineer

£41k - £64k (Estimated *)

£50,815

Sales Engineer

£28k - £55k (Estimated *)

£39,584

Research Engineer

£31k - £52k (Estimated *)

£41,090

Project Manager, Engineering

£38k - £66k (Estimated *)

£48,810

Product Development Engineer, Automotive

£30k - £54k (Estimated *)

£41,543

 

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