What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Minimum of 2 A levels.
GCSE Maths, English Language and Science at grade C or above.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 96 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers85%
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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Motorsport is the proving ground for the latest technology in the automotive industry. To be successful in motorsport requires good team working skills as well as knowledge and understanding of emerging technologies. This course will give you many opportunities for teamwork including getting involved with the Formula Student Racing Car project, where you will compete as a team representing UH against teams from other universities in producing the best design project. The course also focuses on technological aspects such as automotive design, chassis and powertrain technology, performance engine design and body engineering.
Year 1: Motorsport and automotive technology; analytical techniques; materials and electrical science; mechanical experimental engineering; computing for business and technology; introduction to manufacturing technology; introduction to design; engineering statistics. Year 2: Thermofluid experimental engineering, vehicle design and aerodynamics; automotive electrical systems; simulation and analysis techniques; computer-aided design (CAD); computer-aided manufacture (CAM), engineering management; project management and product development. Year 3: Optional professional placement. Final Year: Individual major project; motorsport engineering; aerodynamics and engine design for motorsport; instrumentation and control systems; automotive chassis and power train technology; vehicle engineering design; automotive body engineering.
If you are looking for an amazing student experience, Hertfordshire is the place. We've got a variety of courses, a campus community and a student-focused Union with lots of services, activities and more than 90 societies to choose from - all located near London. Coming to the UK's leading business-facing university will help you get ahead in the graduate market.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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