MSc in Automotive Engineering

Oxford Brookes University, Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

Program Description

MSc in Automotive Engineering

Oxford Brookes University, Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

MSc in Automotive Engineering

This course provides an opportunity for in-depth study of the engineering that enables and drives the automotive industry. The key components of the MSc in Automotive Engineering cover:

  • design, with a focus on vehicle chassis and performance
  • sustainability
  • reliability
  • aerodynamics
  • issues of comfort like noise, vibration and harshness.

Teaching is based in our purpose-designed engineering building on the Wheatley Campus.

Teaching learning and assessment

Teaching staff are drawn primarily from the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mathematical Sciences. Visiting speakers from business and industry provide further input.


The course benefits from the rigorous validation and review processes at the university, and the external examiners are very positive about the course.

Career prospects

Our graduates enjoy the very best employment opportunities, with hundreds of engineering students having gone onto successful careers in their chosen industry. Many of our students go on to work with leading automotive or motorsport companies in the UK and worldwide.

Specialist facilities

We have purpose built teaching and research facilities with the very best equipment, including a four-post test rig and state-of-the-art engine test cells. Our dedicated computer suites provide access to the latest industry-standard design software.

Entry requirements

You should normally hold a first degree equivalent to at least a British lower second-class bachelor's degree in mechanical, automotive or motorsport engineering or a related discipline. Applicants with relevant professional experience will also be considered.

English language requirements

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2016
12 - 24 months
Part time
Full time
4,960 GBP
Start date Sept. 2016
United Kingdom Oxford, England
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 12 - 24 months
Price 4,960 GBP
- UK and EU; £12,440 - Non-EU