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Bachelor of Engineering Sciences in Transport Engineering - Automotive Engineering

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Vilnius
English
01 September 2021
Application deadline: 1st Aug

Program description

Bachelor of Engineering Sciences in Transport Engineering - Automotive Engineering

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 programs:

  • 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.

Admission requirements

Admission Requirements

  • Secondary School Graduation Certificate with good results (minimum 60% CGPA), particularly in Mathematics, Physics, and English.

English language proficiency.

  • International applicants to whom English is not a native language need to provide a proof of their English language proficiency. Exceptions are made only for applicants who have completed their previous studies fully in English. One of the following is accepted:
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) academic:
  • 5.5 FCE (First Certificate in English):
  • A CAE (Certificate in Advanced English):
  • C CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English):
  • C TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) paper based:
  • The TOEFL institutional code is 6529. LanguageCert Level 1 Certificate in ESOL International (Listening, Reading, Writing): Communicator B2. TOEIC Listening & Reading: 785, Speaking & Writing: 310 PTE Academic 48 in all 4 skills.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

1 Semester

  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Information Technologies
  • Algebra and Differential Calculus
  • Philosophy
  • Materials Science
  • Human's Safety

2 Semester

  • Applied Physics
  • General Engineering Graphics
  • Integral Calculus
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Introductory Practice
  • Structural and Exploitational Materials of Road Vehicles

3 Semester

  • Applied Engineering Graphics
  • Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics
  • Theory and Practice of Measurement
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Management

4 Semester

  • Transport Management (organization)
  • Energetics of Heat Engines
  • Technologies of Vehicle Production and Repair
  • Design Fundamentals
  • Vehicle Mechanics (with course project)
  • Economics

5 Semester

  • Electrical Engineering and Electronics
  • Internal Combustion Engines (with course project)
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems (with course project)
  • Computer Aided Engineering for Transport Machinery
  • Vehicle Dynamics

6 Semester

  • Automobile Transport Engineering
  • Railway Transport Engineering
  • Mobile Machinery Engineering
  • Self-Driving Vehicles
  • Automotive Engineering

7 Semester

  • Automobile Transport Engineering
  • Railway Transport Engineering
  • Mobile Machinery Engineering
  • Self-Driving Vehicles
  • Automotive Engineering

8 Semester

  • Automobile Transport Engineering
  • Railway Transport Engineering
  • Mobile Machinery Engineering
  • Self-Driving Vehicles
  • Automotive Engineering

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.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the University website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • Non EU citizens: 3500 EUR per year
  • EU citizens: 2951 EUR per year

Qualification

Degree: Bachelor of Engineering Sciences in Transport Engineering

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.

Career opportunities

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.

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Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (Vilnius Tech) located in Lithuania provides an innovative and responsive learning environment for international students. Offering programs at a bachelor, master, and PhD level, Vilnius Tech's diverse range of programs cater to students from around the...


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Why study at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

  • European Higher Education Area
  • High quality degree studies and internationally recognized diplomas
  • Study programmes in English language
  • Exchange and placement programmes in more than 400 partner institutions around the world
  • Scholarship programmes
  • Relatively low living costs
  • Friendly, liberal and safe study and living environment

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Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

Sauletekio Ave. 11
10223 Vilnius
Lithuania

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www.vgtu.lt

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