Post-bachelor Program in Race Engineering

General

Program Description

The duration of the Master course is one year and it has a timetable of 1500 hours including:

  • frontal lessons (called “teaching modules”)at:
    the University of Pavia – Palace Vistarino venue and ASC the Quattroruote Automotive Safety Centre seated at Vairano – Vidigulfo (PV)
  • practical sessions at ASC and at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza (Monza circuit)
  • guided tours at plants and facilities operating in the automotive sector, a final internship at the partner companies, seminars, didactic activities and individual preparation

Teaching Modules

  1. Vehicle Dynamics Fundamental
  2. Virtual Dynamics Design and Simulation
  3. VI-Grade Static Simulator training
  4. Propulsion: IC &Hybrid
  5. Vehicle Dynamics Control
  6. Advanced Driving Course
  7. SkydriveDynamic Simulator
  8. Race Track Management and Vehicle Set Up for Performance
  9. Race Engineering Science
  10. Data acquisition
  11. Biomechanics: Driver/Vehicle interaction

During the Programme, the applicants will participate in Advanced Short Courses, held by expert professionals from Academics and Companies, on the following topics:

  • Data acquisition and Analysis and trackside documentation
  • Racing Tyre Design and Manufacturer
  • Racing Brake System and components

Internship

An offered internship of 6 months in Racing Teams will complete the training of the applicants.

Requirements

A bachelor or MSc degree in Engineering, awarded in Italy or overseas by an official higher education institution, is required to be admitted to the Master's course.

An automotive or mechanical background and work experience, these sectors are also appreciated.

Candidates should also be motivated and passionate about racing cars and related subjects. During the Master’s course, candidates will be required to have a predisposition to hard working and competitiveness.

Knowledge of English is indispensable.

Last updated Feb 2020

About the School

The University of Pavia is one of the world’s oldest academic institutions: it was founded in 1361 and until the 20th century it was the only university in the Milan area and the region of Lombardy. P ... Read More

The University of Pavia is one of the world’s oldest academic institutions: it was founded in 1361 and until the 20th century it was the only university in the Milan area and the region of Lombardy. Pavia has been a city-campus since its foundation and even today it offers its 24,000 students an experience unique in Italy and rare in Europe: studying at 20 University colleges that are largely independent from the administrative structure of the University. The University of Pavia covers all subject areas and is composed of 18 Departments offering study programmes at all levels, from Bachelor’s degrees to Doctorate programmes Read less
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