Automotive Engineering Degrees

AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING AT USW

The Automotive Engineering degrees available from the University of South Wales will provide you with the knowledge and skills required in the modern automotive industry, with a focus on autonomous vehicle technology. 

The automotive industry is changing rapidly and moving towards electrical vehicles which are set to completely dominate the market in the next two decades. Our courses have been designed with these technological developments in mind with as much emphasis on the electrical side of vehicle design as the mechanical side so graduates are well equipped for the automotive industry of the future.

AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING COURSES

NOT SURE WHICH COURSE TO CHOOSE?

Attending an open day, whether online or on-campus, is the ideal way to learn more about our Automotive Engineering courses and get a feel of what it's like to study at the University of South Wales. 

Speak to the lecturers and expert staff who teach the courses, take tours of our campuses and facilities, view accommodation, speak to our advice team about placement and career opportunities and discuss finances. Plus, speak to current students and hear about their experiences first hand.

WHY STUDY AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING AT USW?

CAPSE Innovate

TEACHING EXCELLENCE

The Automotive Engineering programme taps into the renowned expertise of the Centre for Automotive & Power System Engineering (CAPSE), a nationally recognised research, development, test and certification centre at the University of South Wales, with a reputation for cutting edge research within the advanced automotive and power systems engineering sectors. 

Course image: MSc Mechanical Engineering

INDUSTRY-DESIGNED

Designed to meet the accreditation requirements of the IET for Chartered Engineer status, the automotive engineering course includes elements of mathematical and physical sciences required to design, develop and manufacture a range of engineering systems. This means that what you learn meets industry standards, so you will graduate with the engineering ability and managerial business skills to succeed. 

Aeronautical Engineering

CUTTING-EDGE FACILITIES

Our engineering facilities are excellent. They include: composite making facilities, additive manufacturing facilities, laser scanner, aluminium casting facility, a wind tunnel, material testing facilities, non-destructive facilities as well as laboratories with equipment for supplementing teaching in mechanics, dynamics, thermodynamics, fluid-dynamics and control. 

WHY CHOOSE USW?

THE PERFECT LOCATION

Treforest Campus - Image of Aircraft Maintenance Centre

Our students love the warm and friendly community atmosphere that we have at our Treforest campus, as well as the convenience of living and studying in the same place. From listed buildings to new, modern structures, Treforest reflects the University’s history and ambitions. 

EXPERT TEACHING

Lalita Gandhi - AME Lecturer

Many of our lecturers are at the forefront of their field, producing world-leading research and contributing to advances within their area of expertise. We ensure that our teaching teams are still also strongly connected to their individual industries, ensuring they bring their knowledge of these to their work on our courses.

MEMORABLE EXPERIENCES

Student Bloggers 2019-20

We have a range of opportunities outside the classroom for our students to get involved with. You could join our championship winning Rocketry Society or our Formula Student Team or you could join any of the societies in our Students’ Union.

SUPPORT & ADVICE

Scott Seldon - Support

Dedicated onsite and online support, advice and mentoring will ensure you're heard and supported. Our support services are at the forefront of addressing the challenges that modern-life brings.

CAREER-FOCUSED

Stephanie Beech

Employability is at the heart of everything. So much so that a lot of our teaching is informed by what happens in the real world and the skills you’ll need for your chosen career. 


QUALITY COURSES

Wayne Kwenda

Many of our courses have accreditation from professional, statutory or regulatory bodies. This allows you to gain a qualification recognised in your profession.

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