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Racing Engine Systems
Our MSc in Racing Engine Systems is the only programme of its kind in the world. We have developed the course with the needs and requirements of race engine manufacturers in mind.
Our course will prepare you for advanced design roles with major engine manufacturers and their supply chain. You'll study strong theory-based modules. And gain a comprehensive understanding of how winning engines are created.
Many of the world's most advanced high-performance engines are designed in the UK motorsport valley, close to our location. Our unrivalled access to motorsport industry informs and directs development and delivery of the programme.
Our teaching is centred around our state-of-the-art laboratories in a purpose-designed engineering building.
Our course will help you to become a highly-skilled graduate. Many of our graduates find work with high-performance engine manufacturers, such as:
- Mercedes HPP
- F1 teams
How to apply
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Fees quoted are for the first year only. If you are studying a course that lasts longer than one year your fees will increase each year.
Financial support and scholarships
The School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics awards a limited number of scholarships and bursaries for its taught postgraduate programmes, which are awarded on a competitive basis to UK, EU and international postgraduates each year. Please visit this page for more information.
Learning and assessment
The course is structured around three time periods:
- Semester 1 runs from September to December
- Semester 2 from January to May
- the summer period completes the year until the beginning 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. Our industry focused research includes an award-winning project with Yasa Motors and BMWi development.
Staff have close links with industry through research projects and consultancies. You can find out more on our department research pages.
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. 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 motorsport companies, including directly into F1 teams and suppliers.
Students are also able to make full use of the University careers support system.
"This Program is the only programme of its kind in the world and is developed with the needs and requirements of race engine manufacturers in mind. It was a dream to be on this course"Read more about Karan
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.