05/07/2021

Categories: Motorsport and Automotive Performance Engineering, Undergradute

How to Get a Job in Motorsport

There’s no denying that the world of motorsport is highly competitive, but here are some invaluable tips to help you get your foot in the door.

Do you dream of working in the fast-paced and exciting industry of motorsport? It’s never been easy to snap up motorsport jobs, but the right training and lots of dedication could give you an advantage when it comes to the recruitment market.

Thanks to constant breakthroughs in technology (such as autonomous, electric or hybrid technology), the divisions in this industry are now growing, presenting even more opportunities for engineers to get involved.

Having the right skills will put you on the radar of specialist recruiters and employers, so read on for some of the best tips to get into F1 and more!

1. Invest in your education

Your education should be your priority when pursuing motorsport jobs. There are plenty of people who want to apply for the same job as you, so having the right qualifications (at the very least) is a must.

The BEng Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport) degree at the University of Bolton is a four-year programme that places you at the cutting edge of automotive engineering. This multi-disciplinary course touches on engineering principles and theories as well as design know-how, plus you’ll get real-life racing experience with our partner teams.

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BEng (Hons) BEng (Hons) Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Motorsport Technology
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
96
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BEng (Hons) BEng (Hons) Automotive Performance Engineering (Motorsport) with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Motorsport Technology with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Electric Vehicle Technology
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Electric Vehicle Technology: January Start
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Engineering Management
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Motorsport Engineering
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MA MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Electric Vehicle Technology
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Engineering Management
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

MSc MSc Motorsport Engineering
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration

University of Bolton

HNC HNC BTEC Engineering (General Engineering)
Full-time
Mode of study
1 year
Duration
32
UCAS Points

Bolton College

HND HND BTEC Engineering (General Engineering)
Full-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration
32
UCAS Points

Bolton College

HNC HNC BTEC Engineering (General Engineering)
Part-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration
32
UCAS Points

Bolton College

HND HND BTEC Engineering (General Engineering)
Part-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
32
UCAS Points

Bolton College

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