Bachelor of Technology - Motorsports

Edith Cowan University ECU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00279B

Develops core problem-solving abilities and the technical, financial and management skills associated with manufacturing industries in general, and the motorsports industry in particular. Students gain a solid understanding of the design, simulation and fabrication processes, and the management issues associated with production of the complex automotive systems and the components that underpin the motorsport industry. The course provides a stimulating and supportive learning environment, with an enthusiastic and articulate approach that reflects the culture of motorsports. Students also have the opportunity to further develop competencies through the provision of extra-curricular activities to help progression into the motorsports industry. Applicants from South West WA will be able to study only the first year (up to eight foundation units) of this degree at ECU's Bunbury Campus, which may include attending a short set of lab sessions at Joondalup Campus by the end of each semester. After completing these eight units, Bunbury students will need to attend ECU's Joondalup Campus to complete the rest of their course. This option is only available for domestic students living in the South West region of WA.

Structure

  • 24 units
  • 360 credit points
  • work experience placement

Subjects

  • Race Car Anatomy
  • Introduction to Engineering
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Instrumentation and Measurement
  • Race Car Systems
  • Materials and Manufacturing 2

Standard entry requirements

University admission requirements apply. It is desirable that all applicants have passed Mathematics: Methods ATAR, with equivalents considered, and Physics ATAR or Engineering Studies ATAR, with equivalents considered. Alternatively applicants can complete bridging units during the first year of their studies, if required, if students have not passed one or more of these subjects.

Recognition

This course has been Accredited by Engineers Australia.

Study pathways

Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) Honours; Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) Honours

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Joondalup International: $90,600 No information available Yes No information available
South West International: $90,600 No information available Yes No information available

Further information

Related careers: Automotive Technologist, Mechanical Technologist. Cross-Campus Attendance - Applicants from South West WA will be able to study only the first year (up to eight foundation units) of this degree at ECU's Bunbury Campus, which may include attending a short set of lab sessions at Joondalup Campus by the end of each semester. After completing these eight units, Bunbury students will need to attend ECU's Joondalup Campus to complete the rest of their course. This option is only available for domestic students living in the South West region of WA.

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