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Automotive Management & Technology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #801 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
The motor industry is an exciting and dynamic place to work. This Automotive Management & Technology programme offered by Dublin Institute Of Technology is tailored to prepare graduates to perform in senior technical, administrative, supervisory and management positions. It will equip them with the necessary mix of academic and practical skills.
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Career Opportunities

Graduates of the programme have a wide range of career options. Employment prospects are good as there is a continuously strong demand for suitably qualified graduates to fill the many technical, administrative, supervisory and management positions available in all sectors of the motor industry..

What other optionsdo I have after completion?

Students who have reached the appropriate level in final examinations and meet certain subject prerequisites may have the opportunity to access honours degree programmes at the Year 3 or 4 level in DIT and elsewhere in Higher Education.

Are there study abroad options?

The Automotive Management & Technology Department at Dublin Institute Of Technology has links with a number of Erasmus partner institutions, currently in France, Germany and Poland. These allow students the opportunity to undertake an Erasmus exchange abroad. The Department is currently establishing links and building relationships with a number of partner institutions in the United States.

Learning Outcomes: What will I Study?

Automotive management and technology prepares learners for careers in the motor industry, it is a combination of management, business and technology studies that are ideally suited to the wide range of technical administrative, supervisory and management roles available in this huge and dynamic industry. On successful completion of the programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

  • The roles, responsibilities and requirements of different activities across the multifunctional areas of an automotive business
  • The characteristics of the management role; the management and development of people within organisations; organisational behaviour; and human resource management
  • The use of relevant communication techniques for application in an automotive business
  • The uses of accounting for managerial and reporting applications
  • The development, management and use of information systems and technologies and their impact on automotive operations
  • The legislative and regulatory framework in which the automotive industry operates
  • The maintenance and servicing techniques required for modern vehicles
  • The principles and operation of the mechanical systems found in motor vehicles
  • The principles and operation of electrical/electronic systems found in motor vehicles
  • Automotive diagnostic and testing procedures
  • The health and safety aspects of working in a vehicle servicing and repair environment
  • Engineering science principles and their application to motor vehicle technology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Automotive Technology
  • Management Studies
  • Legal Studies
  • Communications
  • Information Technology
  • Automotive Workshop Practice

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Applicants must apply through the CAO system. 
  • Applicants must have obtained a full award. A Component Certificate is not sufficient. 
  • The best 8 modules are used for ranking purposes for a reserved quota of places on a number of courses.
  • A major award may be accumulated over more than one academic year.  In such cases it is the responsibility of the applicant to apply to QQI for a major award where courses are taken over more than one year.
  • Applicants presenting full QQI Level 5 awards will not be required to meet minimum entry requirements based on Leaving Certificate results. The QQI Level 5 award is accepted in its own right.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3250 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


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