Oxford Brookes University occupies a strong position in automotive and motorsports engineering education. The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mathematical Sciences provides a range of professionally accredited bachelors and masters programmes. Our focus is to provide world class, high quality teaching and applied research.
The Department has around 700 students supported by experienced and well qualified academic and technical staff who also spend a significant proportion of their time working with outside organizations, many global, as practitioners in their discipline. We participate in leading edge projects such as the MINI-E and advanced engine design, and have been recognised for our research excellence.
The Sustainable Vehicle Engineering Centre (SVEC) is driving innovation to create effective, affordable, energy-and resource-efficient transport. SVEC deals with: forecasting, strategy and the implications of legislation; life-cycle analysis and end-of-life; development of sustainable technologies; electric vehicle introduction and e-mobility research.
- Vehicle performance consultancy
- Electric vehicle research
- Sustainable engineering research, teaching and knowledge transfer.