MSc Automotive Engineering at Oxford Brookes University

MSc Automotive Engineering at Oxford Brookes University


The Msc in Automotive Engineering has evolved a lot recently,
the program is comparatively new
it’s only about four years since
we started this program
and sustainably two aspects are
an important feature in that.
Road cars are the study they do
compared to the racing engine and Motorsports studies.
The subjects they cover range from handling, comfort, safety, sustainability.
All aspects of what road car
manufactures
would be looking for and the
employability is very high
because you know that the automotive
industry is flourishing
and with the good demand for our students in this department.
The students like that the latest technology that is being used in the industry is being taught
and the they can see the application
straight after learning the subjects
– which is unique to our university basically.
We combine theory and practice in such a way that they can see the application straight away.
Sustainability is a big thing in the automotive industry
and we have a centre dedicated to that, we call it Sustainable Vehicle Engineering Centre.
And we do a lot of work on light weighting
light weighting is a big thing for fuel economy.
We do a lot on electrical vehicles
we do a lot, a lot of work on the energy aspects of
The students get to learn a lot about
life cycle analysis which is
a big thing in the industry nowadays.
The automotive industry is flourishing in the UK as well as internationally.
The sort of jobs the students get range from design, production, quality control and research and development.
In recent years our students have been sought after by companies like Jaguar, Land Rover, Aston Martin, Bentley
Tier One suppliers for example
and as well as consultancy firms like
Ricardo
our students are very well in demand.


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