National Motorsport Academy


Motorsport Engineering Degrees

Study part-time, online for a Bachelor's Degree (BSc Hons) or a Master's Degree (MSc) and become a highly qualified Motorsport Engineer with an exciting career ahead.

Flexible Learning to Fast-Track Your Career

Study around work and family with flexible online learning & gain track-side experience


Earn while you learn, study around work & family


Over 33% lower fees & access to student loans for UK students


Choose your own start date & study from anywhere in the world


Gain valuable experience with Team NMA at GT Cup race weekends

The National Motorsport Academy

The National Motorsport Academy offers the World’s First Online Motorsport Engineering Degrees. The BSc (Hons) and MSc degrees are awarded by our academic partner De Montfort University, Leicester (DMU).

  • In this competitive, global industry, motorsport engineers must have the broad range of skills demanded by the top teams. Working closely with the industry, we have designed our courses specifically to meet their requirements.
  • Working in the motorsport industry without a degree? Mature students aged 21+ can still be offered a place.
  • When you graduate you will be a highly-qualified motorsport engineer with current, practical experience in the latest motorsport engineering methods. You will also be innovative, resourceful and commercially-focused with all the necessary skills that are in high demand from the top teams and manufacturers in this exciting global industry.
  • You can then opt to specialise even further by studying the World’s first Online MSc in Advanced Motorsport Engineering, for a senior or management role in the industry.

Accelerate YOUR Motorsport Career!

Your NMA degree will put you on the track towards a range of motorsport careers including; race engineer, data acquisition technician, aerodynamicist, propulsion engineer, drive train engineer, chassis design engineer, or a member of a manufacturer design team or R&D Team. Motorsport engineers are highly sought after by Global engineering employers. Sign up for regular Motorsport News below and visit the NMA Industry Zone for more information. We work closely with to find NMA graduates their dream motorsport job.

What Can You Study?

Study Online for a Bachelor’s Degree (BSc Hons) Motorsport Engineering
or a Master’s Degree (MSc) Advanced Motorsport Engineering

  • Full Bachelor's Degree
  • Approximately 3 Year's
    online study
    (flexible part-time)
  • Top-up your FdSc or HND
    to a full BSc (Hons)
  • Approximately 1 Year's online
    study (flexible part-time)
  • Master's Degree
  • 18 Months - 2 Year's
    Online study
    (flexible part-time)

Studying Online with NMA

The Virtual Learning Studio (VLS) is our exclusive, online platform that replaces the usual lectures given in Colleges and Universities. This provides links to other online resources and contains a range of interactive material including videos, images, quizzes and lectures.

Students can rewind and re-watch until they are sure they have understood. No frantic note taking and no missing an important lecture! Study when and where it suits you!

Download our full course guide now!

Why Study with NMA?

Unlike many motorsport courses, our Motorsport Engineering Degrees are industry-led, commercially relevant, include the latest software and are entirely centred on motorsport.

NMA offer the World’s first Online Motorsport Engineering Degrees, allowing you to study flexibly, around work and family for a career in Motorsport.

NMA students have free access to the latest industry leading software packages throughout their study and can also join Team NMA on GT Cup race weekends for valuable hands-on experience.

  • Over 30 years’ experience of education and online delivery
  • Personal tutor and excellent support
  • User-friendly VLS online portal delivers your interactive course
  • Free licenses to the latest industry leading software
  • Online VLS forum to meet other Motorsport students
  • NUS card and discounts
  • UK undergraduate and postgraduate student loans available
  • Join the NMA GT Race Team for real time race experience

Is Studying With NMA For You?

Yes if you…
  • Want to improve your career prospects as a highly-qualified motorsport engineer
  • Work or volunteer in motorsports with practical experience but have no formal motorsport qualifications
  • Work in automotive as a technician or similar and would like a career change
  • Had hoped to study motorsport at university but couldn’t justify the time and accommodation costs
  • Are a college/school leaver with a practical engineering qualification who would like the freedom to earn-while-you-learn with hands-on motorsport experience, and to enter a top motorsport career with a degree

Student Testimonials

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NDA Foundation

NMA is part of the NDA Foundation, a not for profit organisation committed to widening access to higher education through flexible, affordable online learning.

Partners, Associations & Sponsors

The National Motorsport Academy is the only institution to offer truly flexible, online motorsport engineering degrees that are nationally and internationally recognised.

Motorsport News

The latest news from our blog. Sign up to receive regular motorsport industry news, results, the latest job posts and updates about the NMA race team and see how our courses are helping students in the real world.