BSc (Hons) Motorsport Technology Top-Up

Course Details

  • Start Date
    September 2019
  • Duration
    1 year
  • Attendance
    Full Time
  • Awarding Body
    Oxford Brookes University
  • Cost
  • Centre Location
  • Who is this course for?

    This top up year is the equivalent of the final year of an undergraduate degree programme and aims to build-upon the knowledge and skills developed on the Foundation Degree in Motorsport Engineering and produce a highly qualified engineer in the motorsport industry. The link with Oxford Brookes University (OBU) ensures that the quality and relevance of the course will be of the highest level. You will also benefit from a range of high profile educational visits and guest speakers as well as access to OBU online material.

  • Course Description

    Over the duration of the course, you will study eight units, some of which are double units:

    • Motorsport Vehicle Performance
    • Sustainable Engineering (double)
    • Motorsport Group Design Study
    • Motorsport Engine Technology
    • Engineering Dynamics
    • Project (double)

    Read the course handbook here.

  • Teaching and Assessment

    You will undertake a range of classroom lectures, coupled with lab sessions. You will also be required to do a high amount of self-study in order to further research.

    Assessment will be via a variety of methods including assessments, reports, dissertations, portfolio, project, oral assessment, team work, presentations, drawing work and practical skills assessment.

  • Progression Opportunities

    On successful completion of the BSc (Hons) top up degree in Motorsport Technology at Bridgwater College, you have the option of entering employment, further academic study for a Master's Degree or PhD, or a combination thereof.

  • Entry Requirements

    You will require a minimum of a pass grade in the Foundation Degree in Motorsport Engineering (to include BWM505 Mathematics II and BWM506 Motorsport Fluid Dynamics) coupled with relevant prior qualifications including GCSEs.

    Entry may also be subject to interview.

    Applicants with a Higher National Diploma or similar Foundation Degree are also encouraged to apply.