Motorsport Engineering Undergraduate Courses

Fast-paced and hands-on, our motorsport courses will put you on the right track for a successful career in this exciting industry.

Get your career in motorsport off to a flying start in a city and university with a rich engineering heritage.

With Donington Park race track, the original home of British motorsport, just down the road, we have a proven record of producing graduates who go on to work with national and international race teams. Some have raced all over the world.

Get a feel for what it's like to study Motorsport at the University of Derby

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"Lecturers have extensive experience in the industry!"

“The course provides a good variety of modules, which are all taught in-depth and hands-on. Lecturers have extensive experience in the industry and always have time for students who want to learn further or talk through ideas. I am on a placement now and I’m enjoying the work and accompanying challenges. There have been many occasions where knowledge I’ve used in the workplace have come directly from lectures and research at the University.”

 

Facilities

The workshops at Markeaton street include a motorsport workshop, mechanical and manufacturing engineering workshop, wood workshop, metal workshop and crafts workshop.

Virtual tour of the Motorsport Engineering workshops at Markeaton Street
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What our Motorsport Engineering graduates do

Previous Derby graduates have gone on to race all over the world and work with international race teams in F1, FIA-GT and GP2.

Career opportunities open to graduates include:

Employers our graduates have go on to work for include: 

Motorsport Engineering graduate, Charlotte Tolley.

Engineer Charlotte’s got designs on luxury car maker

Charlotte has gone from our Motorsport Engineering degree to designing cars for one of the biggest names in UK car production. She is now working at Jaguar Land Rover as a Wheels and Tyres Engineer.

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Will's key stepping stone to an engineering career in F1

Will studied our BEng Motorsport Engineering degree and is now a Wind Tunnel Project Engineer for the Renault F1 team.

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Motorsport student working on a car
Motorsport students working together
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Undergraduate Open Days

The best way to find out if studying at Derby is right for you is to experience an Open Day. Get a feel for the city and campus, tour our first-class facilities and see where you could be living.

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