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Level 4+

FdEng Motorsport Engineering


UCAS course code: H330

This full-time course provides hands-on experience and understanding of the essential core disciplines within motorsport engineering, equipping you with the skills and depth of knowledge required to pursue a career within the motorsport or automotive industries.

You will gain the professional foundation required for a range of technical and management careers. This course will introduce you to the socioeconomic, legislative and environmental aspects of the motorsport industry. You will apply engineering principles and analytical techniques to formulate and resolve problems.

Our FdEng Motorsport Engineering course is validated by the University of Brighton.

Key features

  • 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
  • Optional third year to gain BSc (Hons)


Interview and normally a relevant Level 3 qualification or A-levels (or equivalent). Individual offer conditions will vary.

We strongly advise that applicants will have achieved grades 9-4 (A*-C) in maths and English.

Industry experience may be taken into account.

*FREE* Online short courses

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.

Financial support

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.


Step 1

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.

Step 2


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.

Step 3

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.

Step 4

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.

Step 5

What next?

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.


If you want to find out more about what Northbrook College has to offer why not join us at our next open day.
Visit our one of our specialist campuses to see our industry-standard facilities and meet our expert tutors.