Automotive Engineering for Electric Vehicles MSc – funding options available

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Automotive Engineering for Electric Vehicles MSc

This Master's course offers senior vehicle developers an in-depth technical training for the research and development of next-generation low-carbon or non-carbon vehicles.                                                                                                                 

The course focuses on new and emerging sustainable automotive technologies such as hybrid electric vehicles battery electric vehicles and fuel-cell vehicles.

Throughout the course you have the opportunity to use state-of-the-art design tools as well as advanced development and simulation tools to explore vehicle development design calibration and optimisation.

Our automotive engineering laboratory suite includes an engine test bed with full instrumentation; two advanced automotive engine demonstrators; various test rigs for vehicle aerodynamics materials and engineering structure; and a machining workshop. You also have access to 3D printers and a CAE lab.

Why choose this course?

  • The laboratory suite allows you to further develop your hands-on skills using a range of high-spec equipment for electric vehicles
  • You can access an additional range of engineering facilities within the University’s recently built STEM building
  • Learn from an experienced research-active academic team
  • Benefit from interdisciplinary consideration of alternative energy systems
  • By closely collaborating with local automotive and motor-sport companies you contribute to real-world solutions in vehicle R&D


On completing the course, you should have a theoretical and practical understanding of how new and emerging technologies will be used in the automotive industry, with a specific focus on electric vehicles. It gives you the specific knowledge and skills to progress in design, production, and research and development as well as the attributes for life-long learning – so important in this fast-evolving field.

Why study STEM at Beds?

  • Many of our courses are accredited by professional bodies, which gives you a career advantage from day one.
  • We’re continuously investing and developing social and learning spaces to ensure that we’re providing the best facilities to support you throughout your studies including our purpose-built, four storey STEM building, opened in 2019.
  • You get the best of all worlds with our campus locations in culturally diverse towns with a long history and strong sense of community, big enough to offer a tempting choice of shops, sports and entertainments.
  • Want a bit of the big-city buzz at an affordable cost? Well, London is just a short train journey from Luton and Bedford. Our Luton campus is also conveniently located close to Luton Airport, where you can take advantage of cheap international flights to many destinations in Europe and beyond!

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