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Delivered at Castle Combe Race Circuit and franchised by Oxford Brookes University, the Foundation Degree (FdEng) Motorsport Engineering is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), the regulatory body which oversees professional engineering training in England.
This course will provide you with an opportunity to engage in all aspects of the Motorsport Engineering industry and becoming an employable professional in the Motorsport Engineering world.
You will acquire the academic skills and understanding needed for future studies as well as gaining the higher-level technical abilities needed in the industry.
Our workshops are modern and purpose-built with all the equipment you would expect to find in industry. We also have specialist facilities including vehicle, engine and machine/fabrication workshops as well as a flat floor, four-wheel laser alignment ‘Super Tracker’ and weight scales.
We have fantastic links within the industry including Jaguar Land Rover, Swindon Engines, Cooper Avon Tyres as well as a range of additional companies and Motorsport teams. This helps to keep our qualification relevant to employers and gives our students good work experience and employment opportunities.
The Castle Combe name is synonymous with motorsport and having a Higher Education study centre there is something that the college is very proud of.
Our race team successfully competes at race circuits up and down the country and we currently own a range of vehicles from a Ducati 600SS Motorcycle to two Formula Ford 1600 ‘Spectrum’ race cars.