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Automotive engineering deals with advanced knowledge of design, construction and operation of sustainable mobility systems. Automotive engineering makes use of expertise related to other disciplines such as mechanics, materials, electronics, electrical engineering and software development. Automotive engineers layout, manufacture and test vehicles such as automobiles, trucks, motorcycles and off-road vehicles. They typically specialise in one of the three major areas of automotive engineering: design, research and development, or production.
Engineering schools and departments offer both Bachelor's and Master's degrees in mechanical engineering with concentrations in automotive engineering, while some institutions include specialisations in business management, robotics, design or sustainability. Students are expected to combine mathematical skills, a good knowledge of physics and analytical and critical thinking, with a creative mind-set and a passion for innovation.
Career prospects for graduates in automotive engineering include vehicle manufacturing companies, design firms, engineering consultancies, the motorsport industry or in research and development. Professionals can practice as manufacturing engineers, inventors, quality assurance managers, technical sales managers, systems engineering managers and technical consultants.Read more View all Master's Degrees in Automotive Engineering