Relate the use of a range of software packages to the context of the course. Examine the fundamental role electronic systems and acquired data have on and off vehicle throughout motorsport.
Design, evaluate and optimise data systems based on fundamental principles of electrical and digital information transfer. Propose and apply suitable data analysis techniques to tackle particular engineering questions in a motorsport context. Debate with engineering practitioners the implications of high engine speeds on the mechanical and thermofluid behaviour of engines. Evaluate the matching of engine, transmission and vehicle chassis for motorsport applications.
Appraise the operation of high performance vehicle transmission systems. Examine hybridisation and electrification of motorsport powertrains. Appraise the performance limits of a competition vehicle and the sources of such limitations. Evaluate the interactions of competition vehicle and participant and discuss intelligently the requirements on the competition vehicle from a controllability point of view. Distinguish the complex relationships between competition vehicle design aspects and competition vehicle performance.
Examine simulation and optimisation methods for improving design and performance. To provide students with a series of learning activities during which they will acquire an understanding of how to apply management techniques to the context of motorsport and thus building an awareness of the specific management challenges faced in this sector. The course aims to encourage students to acquire skills in information gathering, the processing of information, analysis and communication and these skills will be assessed by group presentation and by written group assignment.
Appraise the specific management challenges facing the motorsport sector. Distinguish the motorsport environment and the influences on its development. Assess the potential sources of competitive advantage for an organisation in the motorsport sector and the steps needed to both create and sustain such an advantage 4.
Evaluate the particular issues relating to the commercial aspects of motorsport management. These would include raising and sustaining sponsorship, media relations, raising capital, diversification through technology transfer. Examine the particular issues relating to the management of technical expertise and knowledge in motorsport and its exploitation.
Our students regularly engage with motorsport practitioners through group design and individual project work supported by industry. Our extensive network of contacts provides students with the opportunity to undertake exciting projects addressing real-life challenges in motorsport, while gaining important additional skills. In addition, a number of external lecturers from the world of motorsport will deliver sessions during modules as well as contributing to the group design project phase and to the support of individual thesis projects.
Motorsport is a highly competitive sector. Studying at Cranfield will immerse you in a highly focused motorsport engineering learning experience, providing you with access to motorsport companies and practitioners. Securing employment is ultimately down to the student who completes the job applications and attends the interviews. Successful students go on to be part of a network of engineers. You will find Cranfield alumni working across motorsport and the high performance engineering sector.
Online application form. UK students are normally expected to attend an interview and financial support is best discussed at this time. Overseas and EU students may be interviewed by telephone.
We are ranked 5th in the UK for mechanical, aeronautical and manufacturing engineering. European Union students applying for university places in the to academic year will still have access to student funding support. Cranfield University welcomes applications from students from all over the world for our postgraduate programmes. To help students find and secure appropriate funding, we have created a funding finder where you can search for suitable sources of funding by filtering the results to suit your needs.
Visit the funding finder. The scholarship is open to female students from the UK. A first or second class UK Honours degree or its international equivalent in engineering, mathematics, physics or an applied science and a demonstrable motivation and commitment to being actively involved in motorsport. Selected UK students are expected to attend a formal interview at Cranfield. Selected overseas and EU students will be interviewed by telephone.
If you are an EU or international student you will need to provide evidence that you have achieved a satisfactory test result in an English qualification. Our minimum requirements are as follows:. In addition to these minimum scores you are also expected to achieve a balanced score across all elements of the test.
We reserve the right to reject any test score if any one element of the test score is too low. At the time of application prospective candidates must submit evidence demonstrating that they have achieved at least a minimum of IELTS 7. This is required when selecting applicants for interview. We can only accept tests taken within two years of your registration date with the exception of Cambridge English tests which have no expiry date.
Printable PDF. On this page. Motorsport is an exacting world that requires total commitment from its engineers. This MSc will hone your skills and expertise in relation to motorsport and high performance engineering through a rigorous combination of teaching and motorsport related project work. Who is it for? Why this course? Practical sessions using Cranfield's facilities and equipment Engagement with motorsport practitioners Motorsport related project work.
Course details The MSc course consists of nine one-week assessed modules, of which eight are assessed, which take place during October to February, a group design project and an individual thesis project. Group project Group design projects are usually sponsored by industry partners and provide students with experience of working on real challenges in the work place along with skills in team working, managing resources and developing reporting and presentation skills.
View our previous Group projects Individual project Each year we have a number of thesis projects with motorsport companies that are subject to Non-Disclosure Agreements. Composite Structures for Motorsport Module Leader Dr Veronica Marchante Rodriguez Aim Provide detailed understanding and practical experience of the use of composite materials in racing car structures including materials selection, component design, manufacturing technology processing and performance. Mhpic - Marvin Hall photography Monument. JDM Car Brochure supplies. Hypermotive Wiring Systems Electronics.
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