Automotive Materials (with placement year) Beng (Hon)

Course Overview - Automotive Materials (with placement year) Beng (Hon)

A need for increased fuel efficiency, lighter vehicles, and a need to meet new environmental regulations, alongside a need for delivering superior value to customer, means that automotive companies are focusing on developing new materials to keep up with policies, as well as increased demand.

Automotive Materials is therefore an increasingly important area of study, as the industry operates to meet changing needs. The very fabric that our vehicles are made of need to reflect this, as well as maintaining appearance, functionality and safety aspects, all whilst keeping costs ...

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4 Years

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Ashby Road
LE11 3TU

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Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Access to HE Diploma

Considered on a case by case basis. Please contact Loughborough University directly

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


34 (6,5,5 HL) including any two of Maths, Chemistry or Physics at HL

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)


BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in a relevant subject: DDM with Distinctions in all Maths units Preferred subjects: Aeronautical, Engineering, Mechanical or Manufacturing

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

We accept a wide range of international qualifications for entry as outlined on our website – please view the individual course typical offers on our website and choose Ireland in the Country/region drop down field for more information.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE Maths and English Language grade 4/C

Scottish Advanced Higher


AB including two from Maths, Physics and Chemistry, plus Highers at majority A and B grades

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

This qualification is accepted in combination with other qualifications. For details please contact Loughborough University

Extended Project

We recognise the benefit of the Extended Project in developing independent research and critical thinking skills. We would consider this as evidence of motivation to study a specific subject in more depth, and while we do not generally include it as part of our offer conditions, it may be used to further consider an application upon receipt of final examination results.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

Applicants taking the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma will be asked to achieve the A level requirements for their course as part of their qualification. The Skills Challenge Certificate will be accepted alongside two A levels providing individual course entry and subject requirements are met.

A level


ABB including two from Maths, Physics and Chemistry

T Level


Distinction Overall B in Core Component T Levels in Engineering and Manufacturing: Maintenance, Installation and Reapir for Engineering Manufacturing; Engineering, Manufacturing, Processing and Control and Design and Development for Engineering Manufacturing are considered.

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