Automotive Technology: a multidisciplinary program
Vehicles are a source of multidisciplinary challenges for technicians and scientists. The automotive industry is fast-moving with new technologies developing for low emissions and safe mobility. The possibilities seem unlimited. The traditional car has been developed into a controlled high-tech system full of mechanics, electronics, sensors and informatics.
The increase in vehicle intelligence has led to a vast demand for highly educated engineers able to think on system level, to work in a variety of disciplines and to observe the complete system rather than a collection of components. The industry needs automotive engineers with a background in mechanics, electronics, computer science and chemistry. As a future automotive engineer you should have knowledge of all these aspects.
The MSc program Automotive Technology from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) offers this knowledge.
The automotive industry is showing great interest in engineers applying a systems approach. R&D employees will become essential over the next few years. The program's multidisciplinary character prepares perfectly for working in the automotive industry but also in related sectors using a similar background, energy and high-tech systems, such as mechatronics and aerospace.
This program is legally recognized and accredited by the Accreditation Organisation of Holland and Flanders (NVAO).
The content of the program is focused on giving you a sound theoretical basis in automotive engineering, together with specific multidisciplinary knowledge of modern automotive technology.
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Because of the multidisciplinary character of the program several bachelor degrees provide admission to the Master's degree program Automotive Technology. You should have at least a Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields of expertise:
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