Harper Adams University Off Road Vehicle Design

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Harper Adams University Off Road Vehicle Design

Off-Road Vehicle Design BSc (Hons)

This course has a mechanical engineering core with a specialism in the design and development of off highway vehicles. The course covers everything from the principles of suspension design, vehicle mobility and properties of off highway terrains, to the electronic control of vehicles and ride and handling optimisation. You will cover not just theory and technical skills but the research and business techniques needed by professional engineers. Industry figures have helped us to develop a comprehensive curriculum combining core engineering subjects with the latest industrial techniques. Much of our teaching is project led, and is designed to develop the professional skills that you will use as a graduate engineer.


Core modules include: Mathematics; hydraulic and electrical technology; materials and manufacture; product development and test; computer-aided design and engineering design; engineering science.

Tuition fees

Home Fees

Full Time – £9,250 per year

Rest of UK fees

Full Time – £9,250 per year

International fees

Full Time – £10,200 per year

Harper Adams is a single campus university offering a range of qualifications for the agri-food chain and rural sector. This university in rural Shropshire may be small but it still ranks impressively for student satisfaction. Harper Adams offers undergraduate qualifications in the following areas: Agriculture Animal Studies Business and Agri-food Countryside, Environment and Wildlife Engineering Food Studies Geography Rural Estate, Property and Land Management Veterinary Nursing and Veterinary Physiotherapy Harper Adams has its very own commercial farm that extends to more than 550 hectares of land and contains both arable and livestock enterprises. Most recently Harper Adams was awarded the title of Modern University of the Year in the Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017.