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Automotive Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #300 (QS) ,
The bachelor's degree in Automotive Engineering responds to the automotive industry’s demand for automotive engineers who have specific skills and a mastery of both the product, that is, automobiles and their components, and the process of manufacturing them and managing the manufacturing process. 


The aim is to produce specialized engineers who have a comprehensive view of the automotive industry and its entire value chain.

You will follow a course of study that will give you a solid scientific grounding that will be complemented with subjects as diverse as design; materials science; mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering; and the use of ICTs, all of which are applied to the automotive industry. 

A large proportion of the degree is devoted to innovative technologies such as electric and hybrid propulsion or autonomous vehicles. Training is enhanced by industrial organization and business management topics.

The degree has strong ties to the business sector through the Automotive Industry Cluster of Catalonia. Students can go on to take a fourth year at the EPSEM or the Barcelona School of Industrial Engineering (ETSEIB), where the master’s degree in Automotive Engineering is taught.

Professional opportunities

  • Leading and managing automotive engineering projects in assembly plants and the components industry, R&D and training centers, sales and post-sales and the world of racing.
  • Conceiving, designing, developing, analyzing and maintaining automobile systems and components.
  • Improving products and reengineering.
  • Organizing and controlling production, quality assurance and logistics in manufacturing plants.
  • Training production and post-sales teams.
  • Applying and ensuring compliance with regulations in the automotive sector.
  • Developing solutions to mobility problems.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Algebra 
  • Automotive Sector 
  • Calculus 
  • Car's Chemistry 
  • Graphic Expression 
  • Physics 

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Students from the education systems of EU member states or any other country that has signed a reciprocity agreement with Spain may apply for admission directly, without the need to sit the PAU, provided they meet the academic requirements in force in their own education systems to attend university.
  • These students must have adequate knowledge of the language in which the courses will be taught. The Spanish National Distance Education University (UNED) is responsible for verifying these admission requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3826 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3826 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2551 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2551 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Barcelona

  • 770 - 1360 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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