Automotive Engineering with Electric Vehicles

BEng (Hons) or MEng

Key facts

Start dates

September 2023 / September 2024

Course length

Full time: BEng: 3 years, or 4 years sandwich; MEng: 4 years, or 5 years sandwich

Part time: BEng: up to 8 years; MEng: up to 9 years




School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics


At Oxford Brookes you won’t just learn practical mechanical skills. You’ll develop your design engineering expertise and think about what the vehicles of the future will look like.

Our automotive engineering degree combines theory with hands-on experience, and prepares you for a career in engineering. Looking at the future of the automotive industry, we’ll help you safeguard your own future within it.

You’ll have full access to our automotive labs. These double as your research and learning spaces where you will discover how to design and work with electric vehicles. Facilities include our four post rig, High Voltage Energy Storage Lab and driving simulator.

There are 2 routes you can take on this course: BEng and MEng qualifications that you can easily transfer between right up to your third year. Both lead to professional accreditation and will support your future job prospects.

Specific entry requirements

A Level: Grade B in Maths, and Grade B in Physics, Chemistry, Electronics, Engineering or another suitable science subject.

GCSE: English Language grade 4/C minimum normally required