What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
AAA to include Maths and Physics.
6 in Mathematics and 6 in Physics at Higher level
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of Not Available and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers100%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Our specialist degree provides a rigorous and traditional academic education along with a well-developed appreciation of the highly competitive and commercial nature of the automotive industry generally, and the fast moving motorsport sector specifically. We are professionally accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). During your time with us youâ??ll have plenty of opportunity to put theory into practice. For example, the Brunel Racing FS student-led team has been consistently competitive in Formula Student UK since its inception and was placed in the top five UK teams at Formula Student UK in 2014, with top UK place in the acceleration event. We are also home to the Brunel Racing TT student team which enters the TT Zero electric motorcycle race on the Isle of Man each year, competing against professionals including Mugen and Parker Racing.
Level 1 Core: Fundamentals of solid body mechanics; fundamentals of thermofluids; analytical methods and skills; engineering materials and manufacturing and electrical machines; introduction to engineering design; motorsport laboratories, technical drawing and workshop experience. Level 2 Core: Solid body mechanics; thermofluids; computing, analytical methods, control and instrumentation; professional engineering applications and practice; principles of vehicle design. Level 3: Optional Work placement (for thick-sandwich mode of study). Level 4 Core: Major individual project; analysis of vehicle structures; racing vehicle design and performance; numerical modelling, racing legislation, finance and sponsorship; racing vehicle aerodynamics and internal combustion engines. Level 5 Core: Major group project; racing team management and vehicle testing; research methodology and innovation; advanced vehicle dynamics; IC engines, materials and manufacturing; advanced thermofluids; advanced solid body mechanics.
Situated on the edge of London, Brunel University is a short journey from the vibrant capital, offering the perfect balance between cosmopolitan city living and a tight knit diverse community. The uni boasts well-known lecturers including Will Self, Benjamin Zephaniah and Fay Weldon. Brunel is home to world-class sports facilities, including one of the few 132m indoor sprint tracks in the country.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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