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Emerging Automotive Technologies MicroMasters Program

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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Emerging Automotive Technologies MicroMasters Program in collaboration with Chalmers University of Technology - ChalmersX. Take your skills to the frontline of automotive technology.

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Overview

The automotive industry is changing in fundamental ways. Today, the internal combustion engine is increasingly complemented or even replaced with an electric motor. 

Vehicles are becoming more and more autonomous, creating an ever-increasing need for better software. Consequently, skilled automotive engineers are required to meet the demands on high-quality individual mobility and transportation of people and goods, especially when considering environmental challenges and the vision of zero accidents.

In the Emerging Automotive Technologies MicroMasters Program , which is offered by EdX in partnership with Chalmers University of Technology - ChalmersX, you will learn the fundamentals of not only how a vehicle is designed, but also how to model and simulate the vehicle dynamics. Learn how to implement intelligent perception and decision procedures needed for self-driving cars and how model-based design is widely used in industry to accurately simulate the vehicle but also to design efficient algorithms.

Graduates from the MicroMasters program will be equipped with the necessary skills for a career within the automotive industry and will have a broad perspective of the emerging technologies within the development of automotive technologies.

Job Outlook

  • Registrations of electric cars hit a new record in 2016, with over 750,000 sales worldwide. (Source: International Energy Agency)
  • Once technological and regulatory issues have been resolved, up to 15 percent of new cars sold in 2030 could be fully autonomous. (Source: McKinsey & Company)
  • This program provides learners with a suitable background when aiming for a career/role within engineering of powertrains, active safety and autonomous driving as well as technical support and sales at different levels.
  • The average salary for Self Driving Car Engineers is $233,000 (Source: Paysa)

What You'll Learn:

  • Design and simulate electric and hybrid powertrains
  • Understand the fundamentals of passive and active safety concepts
  • Model and simulate vehicle dynamics
  • Implement intelligent perception and decision procedures needed for self-driving cars

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Electric and Conventional Vehicles
  • Hybrid Vehicles
  • Road Traffic Safety in Automotive Engineering
  • Model-Based Automotive Systems Engineering
  • Sensor Fusion and Non-linear Filtering for Automotive Systems
  • Multi-Object Tracking for Automotive Systems
  • Decision-Making for Autonomous Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 13 months
    • 10 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Credits

20 alternative credits

20-22.5 credits 

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

Work experience

  • work experience in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Vehicle Engineering or Automation and Mechatronics Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Engineering Mathematics or Engineering Physics

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1488 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1613 USD for the full programme during 13 months.
  • National

    1488 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1613 USD for the full programme during 13 months.

Funding

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