M.Sc. On Campus

Automotive Engineering - Mechanical Engineering

University of Wisconsin Madison

24 months
25526 USD/year
25526 USD/year
12200 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Automotive Engineering - Mechanical Engineering programme at University of Wisconsin Madison is an accelerated on campus degree program (completed in 12 months) geared toward preparing students for a career in the automotive industry. 


With a strong emphasis on in-cylinder energy conversion processes, graduates of this Automotive Engineering - Mechanical Engineering program at University of Wisconsin Madison will be poised to immediately participate in engine development programs in the automotive, heavy duty, or recreational engine sectors. 

Learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of mathematical, scientific, and engineering principles in the field.
  • Demonstrate an ability to formulate, analyze, and independently solve advanced engineering problems.
  • Apply the relevant scientific and technological advancements, techniques, and engineering tools to address these problems.
  • Recognize and apply principles of ethical and professional conduct.

Programme Structure


  • The coursework includes 12 credits of thermofluid processes, 12 formal credits in other relevant topics, and a 6 credits of summer practicum that pairs a hands-on laboratory course with a hands-on modeling course. 
  • The summer practicum coalesces information from coursework by applying it to internal combustion engines in a hands-on environment.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a comparable degree from an international institution is required. International applicants must have a degree comparable to a regionally accredited U.S. bachelor’s degree.
  • Applicants from an international institution must demonstrate strong academic achievement comparable to a 3.00 for an undergraduate or master’s degree. The Graduate School will use your institution’s grading scale. Do not convert your grades to a 4.00 scale.
  • Submit 3 letters of recommendation
  • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required for admission

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25526 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25526 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    25526 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25526 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12200 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Madison

1015 - 1752 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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