Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.
Course code: H331
On successful completion of the FdEng Motorsport Engineering, you can progress on to our one-year BSc top-up course in Motorsport Technoogy.
This bespoke course further develops your understanding of powertrain engineering, mathematical methods, and modeling. In addition, individual and group projects will provide you with opportunities to undertake industry-relevant research.
There is also an option to select between modules in aerodynamics and racing car design, or motorsport management and performance, to enhance your understanding of this dynamic and technologically advanced field.
- Exclusive facilities and workshops with a variety of vehicles including a Yamaha R1 bike, Formula Renault car and go-karts
- Strong industry links, with guest lectures, site visits and tours
- Industry-standard analytical and development software for CAD, FEA and CFD work
- Access to facilities at the University of Brighton, including wind tunnels and optical research engines
- Access to general and electronic engineering facilities at our Broadwater Campus, including CNC lathes, 3D printers and EDM machines
Interview and a relevant FdEng (Foundation Degree) or HND
Graduates of this course have gone on to work in Formula 1, as research and development engineers as well as pit-crew, vehicle designers with major manufacturers such as Aston Martin, Ford, Jaguar, Ricardo and Land Rover – or into the world of motorsport with a variety of race teams.
More generally, engineering graduates move into industry as designers, research and development, production or test engineers, technical representatives and/or managers, within engineering consultants, race teams or OEM’;s (original equipment manufacturers). Potential careers
- Research and development engineer
- Pit crew
- Vehicle designer
- Production or test engineer
- Technical representative
- OEM (original equipment manufacturer) rep/consultant
You’ll have regular workshop time to develop your practical skills with the opportunity to work on a range of different motorsport-related projects which form the basis of assignments.
*FREE* Online short courses
The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.
How to apply
Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.
HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS
Set Up Your Account
You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.
Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.
Application Review Meeting
Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.
Accept Your Place
Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.
Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.