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Automotive Engineering

overview

Degree Bachelor of Transport Engineering
Length, structure
4 years (8 semesters), internship included in the programme. Graduation is finalized with the defense of Final project
Tuition fee for non EU citizens
3500 EUR per year
For EU citizens same prices as for local students apply, for details click here.
Start 1st of September 
Main subjects
Vehicle safety engineering; traffic safety engineering; fuel economy and emissions; vehicle mechanics and dynamics; NVH (noise, vibration, harshness) engineering; vehicle electronics; transmission quality; durability and corrosion engineering; ergonomics; vehicle climate control; quality management, etc.

What are the outcomes of this study programme?

Graduates will demonstrate:
  • basic knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering;
  • the ability to design and conduct experiments, interpret and analyze data, report results;
  • the ability to design automotive systems or its separate units;
  • the ability to function on engineering and science laboratory teams, as well as on multidisciplinary design teams;
  • the ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems;
  • an understanding of their professional and ethical responsibilities.
Graduates will:
  • have the confidence to apply engineering solutions in global and societal contexts;
  • be capable of self-education and clearly understand the value of lifelong learning;
  • be broadly educated and will have an understanding of the impact of engineering on society and demonstrate awareness of contemporary issues;
  • be familiar with modern engineering software tools and equipment to analyse automotive engineering problems;
  •  get knowledge and understanding of the scientific principles and methodology necessary to underpin education in automotive engineering, to enable appreciation of its scientific and engineering context and to support the understanding of future developments and technologies;
  • get knowledge and understanding of the mathematical principles necessary to underpin education in automotive engineering and to enable the application of mathematical methods, tools and notations proficiently in the analysis and solution of engineering problems;
  • apply and integrate knowledge and understanding of other engineering disciplines to support the study of automotive engineering.

What will you learn?

Automotive Engineering (along with transport engineering) is a branch of vehicle engineering, incorporating elements of mechanical, electrical, electronic, software and safety engineering.
Is applied to: design, manufacture and operation of motorcycles, automobiles and trucks and their respective engineering subsystems.
 
Engineering attributes and disciplines that are important to the Automotive Engineer field are included in the programme:
  • vehicle safety engineering;
  • traffic safety engineering;
  • fuel economy and emissions;
  • vehicle mechanics and dynamics;
  • NVH (noise, vibration, harshness) engineering;
  • vehicle electronics;
  • transmission quality
  • durability and corrosion engineering;
  • ergonomics;
  • vehicle climate control;
  • quality management.
  • etc.

Where can you do an internship?

Professional internships are carried out in companies with the most recent production facilities and technologies in Lithuania and abroad.
Students acquire practical skills working with the equipment, technologies and learn about the company management.
 

Exchange period abroad?

Students, who are willing to study in foreign universities, will have an opportunity to study abroad for one semester in the following countries: Belgium, Czeck Republic, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Croatia, The Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, France, Finland, Romalia, Greece, Germany, Poland, Latvia, Hungary, Slovakia, Bulgaria, etc.

CUSTOMIZE YOUR EXPERIENCE

You will have plenty of opportunities to apply and diversity your skills through graduate projects, internships, career programmes, clubs and societies.

What are the career opportunities after studies?

This study program aims to provide graduates with the technical qualities, transferable skills and independent learning ability to make them effective in organisations that design and develop automotive products.
Graduates work within the automotive industry, which comprises a wide range of businesses, institutes and agencies active in the research, development, manufacturing, validating, maintaining and selling of products associated with vehicles and transport system. ‘Vehicles’ should be understood as a broad concept covering passenger vehicles, trucks, buses, special vehicles, motor cycles, but also pulled vehicles such as trailers, semi-trailers and caravans.