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  • 36 months
    Duration
This Automotive Engineering (Hons) at Heriot-Watt Dubai is based on our Mechanical Engineering programme, but allows students in the later years to specialise in subjects relating to automotive technology. Automotive engineering continues to be a major employer of professional engineers, owing to the increasing challenges of producing desirable and profitable vehicles.
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Overview

Engineers use their imagination and knowledge of mathematics, physics and chemistry to devise, apply and manage the technologies that are fundamental to the wellbeing and advancement of society.

The relevant subjects are the core Mechanical Engineering sciences together with Electronic Engineering and Materials Engineering. There is an increasing emphasis throughout on the processes of design and manufacture.

Why study Automotive Engineering (Hons) at Heriot-Watt Dubai?
  • Lay the foundations for a career in mechanical engineering in an area with an emphasis on automotive technology
  • Learn about the engineering that underpins the design and operation of vehicles
  • Study a subject that lets you apply the principles of mathematics and physics to the real world
  • Learn the skills that will put you in a position to move into management roles as a professional engineer
  • Explore the exciting worlds of transport, manufacturing, power plant, vehicle dynamics and many others
  • Whatever your final career path, developing the ability to apply quantitative methods to solving problems – the basis of engineering – will be an invaluable asset.

Career

As a degree recognised as involving a strong component of mechanical engineering, Automotive Engineering gives graduates many of the same opportunities. It is most appropriate for students wishing to pursue a career in a related field such as transportation, vehicle design or motor sport.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mechanics, Fields and Forces
  • Introduction to Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering in Context
  • Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists
  • Waves and Matter
  • Introduction to Mechanical Engineering

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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    80

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    15537 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15537 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    15537 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15537 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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AED 63000 per year

Living costs for Dubai

  • 5300 - 9200 AED/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

  • A special International Student Scholarship of up to 50% of the tuition fee will be offered to a maximum of 50 students.
  • This scholarship will be open to all applicants for any of the foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
  • These scholarships will be awarded based on a range of criteria including merit, sports, service to community/industry etc.
  • Students who are awarded the International Student Scholarship are expected to voluntarily contribute to the University’s marketing efforts in their respective countries.

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