What will I learn?

Overview of the Programme

Wrexham Glyndŵr University has a proven track of success in Automotive Engineering and Motorsport. The course contains modules covering the essential aspects of the automotive engineering field, providing a solid background for a career in the automotive engineering and motorsport sector.

Lecturers and supporting staff have the required industrial experience and are practitioners (track racing, car building. etc.).

The laboratories at Wrexham Glyndwr University are equipped with up-to-date specialist equipment and vehicles.

The programme provides the opportunity to combine practical aspects as well as simulation-based projects. The university operates a computer lab with industry relevant software, e.g. CATIA, ANSYS (Mechanical and CFD)

An open and friendly atmosphere enhances the students’ learning experience. Strong links to local, national and international companies ensure the standard of teaching is industry relevant and they provide students’ with the best possible starting point into their professional career paths.

Key Course Features

  • Strong links with the industries such as Toyota and Polybush.
  • Access to a specialist motorsport workshop as well as an industry standard production workshop to gain experience of using machinery.
  • You will be given an access to various projects (projects are changing at all times – subjected to changes - currently Glyndwr Racing Alfa 159, MX5 race car, Westfield amongst many others). Students are also currently running a Formula Student team.
  • Solid base for career progression in industry.

Assessment and Teaching

You will be assessed throughout your course through a variety of methods including portfolios, presentations and, for certain subjects, examinations.

Teaching and Learning

Teaching methods include lectures, laboratory sessions, student-led seminars and guided research.

Independent learning is an important aspect of all modules, as it enables students to develop both their subject specific and key skills. Independent learning is promoted through guided study or feedbacks given to students.

Wrexham Glyndŵr University is committed to supporting our students to maximise their academic potential.

Career Prospects

The course equips you with a thorough knowledge and skills in engineering at the forefront of new and emerging technologies. Graduates will be well placed to become subject specialists within industry or to pursue research careers within academia.

Which department am I in?

Engineering

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£12,500.00 (US$ 15,424) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2020

Venue

Wrexham

Plas Coch,

Wrexham,

LL11 2AW, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students with First Professional Degree will also be considered. The qualifications are examples of the qualifications that the University may accept and these lists are not exhaustive and may not show all qualifications that we will accept. All applications are subject to approval. For some postgraduate degrees, we may consider relevant work experience or industry knowledge instead of formal education. Work certificates and references should include detailed descriptions of your responsibilities.

For international students

Students need to have an honours degree with at least a 2:2 classification or equivalent in an appropriate engineering discipline or relevant professional experience. Students need to have an IELTS study 6.0 (no band lower than 5.5).

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About this uni

Students benefit from a tight-knit community, excellent support services and close student–professor relationships.

  • Four campuses with the main base in Wrexham, North Wales
  • Scholarships on offer to eligible students
  • Wide range of career, academic and support services
  • Foundation years and English language courses available