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Which university should I choose among University of Bath, Warwick University, Loughborough University, Sussex University, and University of Leeds? For Automotive Engineering.
Original post by CanGun
Which university should I choose among University of Bath, Warwick University, Loughborough University, Sussex University, and University of Leeds? For Automotive Engineering.

Do you have offers from each of them?

Have you visited each of them on an open day? Did you form any impressions? Did any of them feel like they would suit you better?

Have you compared the courses? Are they all fairly similar, or do they teach the course in quite different ways? Do any have optional modules which are of particular interest to you?

What aspects of a university or of an Automotive Engineering course are important to you?
Original post by CanGun
Which university should I choose among University of Bath, Warwick University, Loughborough University, Sussex University, and University of Leeds? For Automotive Engineering.

Hi @CanGun ,

Great to hear you are considering Loughborough 🙂

Loughborough is one of the largest engineering Universities in the country and the facilities are amazing. Take a look at our engineering page with details of what engineering at Loughborough has to to offer including employability details, industry links and research information.

If you haven't already I would recommend looking at the course page and looking through all the offered modules for each year under 'What You'll Study'. When I was deciding which university to pick I found it really useful to compare the modules with other universities to see which suited me best. There is also information on this page about the option to do a placement year/study abroad. The university has close links with industrial partners where you can get a lot of support in sourcing and securing a placement- this support is something I found particularly useful.

Although I don't study the same course I can give you some insight to Loughborough in general. Loughborough is very much a student town and as you are on a campus it has such a strong community feel- I really love this as it is not as you tend to see a lot of people you know. People are really friendly and I have met some great friends. The facilities at Loughborough are amazing- particularly for sport but also for learning. During the week most social events happens on campus through the Student Union. For example, there tend to be 2 nights out in the week (Wednesday and Friday) and events during the day which differ week to week. Take a look at our student union website for more insight here. At the weekends more seems to happen off campus. In town (which is walking distance from campus) there are multiple pubs, bars, cafe's, restaurants and nightclubs which tend to be full of students at the weekend. You do need to keep in mind that Loughborough is a town so can't offer what big cities can. If we fancy a bigger city night out we tend to go to either Nottingham or Leicester on the train as they are both approximately 20 minutes away. The train station isn't far from campus and there is a campus shuttle which goes to the station.

I hope this helps. If you have any other questions please do ask 🙂

Alex
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Original post by DataVenia
Do you have offers from each of them?
Have you visited each of them on an open day? Did you form any impressions? Did any of them feel like they would suit you better?
Have you compared the courses? Are they all fairly similar, or do they teach the course in quite different ways? Do any have optional modules which are of particular interest to you?
What aspects of a university or of an Automotive Engineering course are important to you?

1- Yes I have offers from each of them
2- 3- 4- I only visited Sussex and Bath, but I didn’t like Sussex very much. However I loved Bath and I felt like I will perfectly suit to that university
5- I liked Warwick’s courses much more than others
6- Others are except Sussex is similar
7- Plenty of them have optional modules that I like
8- I want to learn decent skills and different types of teaching. Because of that Bath and Warwick are my favorites. As you can understand I am trying to choose Warwick or Bath I couldn’t chose.
Original post by CanGun
1- Yes I have offers from each of them
2- 3- 4- I only visited Sussex and Bath, but I didn’t like Sussex very much. However I loved Bath and I felt like I will perfectly suit to that university
5- I liked Warwick’s courses much more than others
6- Others are except Sussex is similar
7- Plenty of them have optional modules that I like
8- I want to learn decent skills and different types of teaching. Because of that Bath and Warwick are my favorites. As you can understand I am trying to choose Warwick or Bath I couldn’t chose.

It's great that you've got some clarity.

As far as I'm aware, Bath don't offer a pure Automotive Engineering course, so you've presumably got an offer for something like Mechanical with Automotive Engineering BEng. Is that right?

The standard entry requirements for that Bath course are A*AA whilst the Automotive Engineering BEng at Warwick is AAA. Are those the grades in your offer conditions too? If the offers grades are different for the two courses, is that significant in your decision-making?

If you're deciding between Bath and Warwick, but you not yet visited Warwick, it's going to make comparisons difficult. What are the chances you'd be able to make an offer-holder day at Warwick (assuming those aren't now all finished)?
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Original post by DataVenia
It's great that you've got some clarity.
As far as I'm aware, Bath don't offer a pure Automotive Engineering course, so you've presumably got an offer for something like Mechanical with Automotive Engineering BEng. Is that right?
The standard entry requirements for that Bath course are A*AA whilst the Automotive Engineering BEng at Warwick is AAA. Are those the grades in your offer conditions too? If the offers grades are different for the two courses, is that significant in your decision-making?
If you're deciding between Bath and Warwick, but you not yet visited Warwick, it's going to make comparisons difficult. What are the chances you'd be able to make an offer-holder day at Warwick (assuming those aren't now all finished)?

Yes you are right Bath is mechanical with automotive engineering. Today I booked place in offer holder day so I will go to Warwick and see. My grades are not a problem for me.
Original post by CanGun
Yes you are right Bath is mechanical with automotive engineering. Today I booked place in offer holder day so I will go to Warwick and see. My grades are not a problem for me.

Understood. Hopefully the offer-holder day will help you make a decision.
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Original post by DataVenia
Understood. Hopefully the offer-holder day will help you make a decision.

Thank you. I hope so.
Loughborough is really great for Automotive followed by Bath
Original post by CanGun
Thank you. I hope so.

Loughborough and Bath are far above the others. Did you look at Brookes? Brand new facilities and the course includes EVs as well
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Original post by Muttley79
Loughborough and Bath are far above the others. Did you look at Brookes? Brand new facilities and the course includes EVs as well

Bath don’t have just automotive engineering because of that Warwick and Loughborough can be a better choice for bachelor degree.
Original post by CanGun
Bath don’t have just automotive engineering because of that Warwick and Loughborough can be a better choice for bachelor degree.

Warwick - no way! Bath is better because of its brilliant placement scheme and Brookes is way above Warwick.
Original post by Muttley79
Warwick - no way! Bath is better because of its brilliant placement scheme and Brookes is way above Warwick.

Just 2 hours ago I decided to choose Warwick and now I am confused again. Today I went to Warwick and WMG building was great, but I want to know why you prefer Bath except placement scheme.
Original post by cangunaltay
Just 2 hours ago I decided to choose Warwick and now I am confused again. Today I went to Warwick and WMG building was great, but I want to know why you prefer Bath except placement scheme.

Bath do well in Formula Student - do Warwick? Warwick are more Maths/Econ than Engineering. Brookes is far better than Warwick - I'm surprised you did not look at it.
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Original post by Muttley79
Bath do well in Formula Student - do Warwick? Warwick are more Maths/Econ than Engineering. Brookes is far better than Warwick - I'm surprised you did not look at it.

I really like Bath as well I am just trying to find the right university for myself. Loughborough’s automotive engineering course is really good too I haven’t decided yet, so I am open to all ideas. Btw last year Warwick was 16th in formula, but they are making full electric race motorcycles and I think that is really good too.
Original post by cangunaltay
I really like Bath as well I am just trying to find the right university for myself. Loughborough’s automotive engineering course is really good too I haven’t decided yet, so I am open to all ideas. Btw last year Warwick was 16th in formula, but they are making full electric race motorcycles and I think that is really good too.

Brookes won multiple classes ....

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