Automotive engineers engage directly in the design and manufacture of various automotive vehicles from the production of everyday cars to motor racing vehicles. Be prepared to get your hands dirty as you will be involved in the entire manufacturing process of automotive vehicles, from original concept to construction. You will use the latest technology to innovate and influence the future of automotive design - adopting a technical approach, remaining conscious of consumer demands, road safety and sustainability.
Why choose this subject area?
- The University is home to the UK's most successful Formula Student Team which each year designs, builds and races a single seat race car in the international Formula Student competition.
- You benefit from access to industry-standard software recommended by the Automotive Industry Advisory Panel.
- BEng Automotive Engineering students have previously completed work placement years at companies including: Bentley Motors, Rolls Royce Cars, and Triumph Motorcycles.
- You will learn in state-of-the-art facilities including workshops and simulation centres.
Find your dream course
|Course title||UCAS entry tariff||UCAS code|
|BEng (Hons) Automotive Engineering||104||H330|
|BEng (Hons) Automotive Engineering with Motorsport||104||H335|
|BSc (Hons) Automotive Technology with Management||96||H342|
|BSc (Hons) Motorsport Technology||96||H331|
|Initial Year for Extended Degrees in Engineering||48||H100|
|MEng (Hons) Automotive Engineering||120||H341|
|MEng (Hons) Automotive Engineering with Motorsport||120||H336|
|Engineering Degree Apprenticeship (Automotive)|
'I’ve applied so many of the topics I studied at Hertfordshire to my career at Formula 1. I regularly find myself reaching for my student notes from five years ago!'