Automotive Technology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
University rank #104 (QS) ,
The master's program Automotive Technology offers a program based on a systems approach, providing multidisciplinary knowledge of today's high-tech automotive industry. There are no comparable programs in Europe. The master's program Automotive Technology at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is an outstanding starting point for a successful career.

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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.

After graduation

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. 

Accreditation

This program is legally recognized and accredited by the Accreditation Organisation of Holland and Flanders (NVAO).

Programme Structure

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.

Courses include:

  • Vehicle dynamics
  • Powertrains
  • Real-time software systems engineering,
  • Automotive human factors,
  • Automotive systems engineering project
For more information, please visit the program website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Deadline for students applying for the ALSP/HS scholarship: February 1.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

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    90

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Academic Requirements

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: 

  • Applied Physics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • or an equivalent study

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    2006 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2006 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Eindhoven

  • 850 - 1350 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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