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Automotive Engineering with Electric Vehicles
Our MSc Automotive Engineering with Electric Vehicles prepares you for a career in the automotive industry and the complex and fast developments taking place.
You will be taught in a purpose-designed engineering building, by staff with exceptional knowledge and expertise in their fields. Our visiting speakers from business and industry provide professional perspective, preparing you for an exciting career.
Our location is in the heart of one of Europe's biggest concentrations of high-tech businesses and the UK motorsport valley. This offers opportunities to collaborate with the automotive industry and their supply chain. And keeps you up to date with developments in:
- automotive technologies
- production methods
- management techniques.
You can get involved with our award-winning Oxford Brookes Racing (OBR) team. With students from across the department, the team design, build and race a single-seat Formula Student car.
You should have a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.
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Financial support and scholarships
Learning and assessment
The course is structured around three periods:
- Semester 1 runs from September to December
- Semester 2 from January to May
- the summer period which completes the year until the end of September.
To qualify for a master's degree you must pass 180 module credits, including the dissertaion.
The emphasis in our research groups is producing high-quality research for the real world. Staff have close links with industry through research projects and consultancies.
Our engineering research is organised into three cross-cutting, interdisciplinary themes. Research in this area is supported by the UK Research Councils and the European Commission, industry and charitable foundations.
- Sustainable Engineering and Innovation
- Low Carbon Vehicles
- Simulation, Modelling and Systems Integration.
The results of the most recent REF (2014) exercise showed that 96% of research in the department is internationally recognised, and 57% was judged to be of world leading quality or internationally excellent, compared with 45% in 2008. More specifically, 50% of the impact case studies returned were judged to be internationally excellent, and 72% of the research outputs were judged to be internationally excellent or world leading.
After you graduate
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. Students are able to make full use of the University careers support system.
Programme Changes: On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.
For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.