Automotive Engineering

Dynamics, machines and processes.

Automotive engineering is dedicated to the vehicle manufacturing industry. Currently, the automotive industry must produce vehicles that are safe, economical and affordable for people to buy. Automotive engineers ensure that this is all possible with their diverse skills and considering the future direction or trends of the automotive industry. Automotive engineers may work in the research field or be directly involved in the manufacturing process of a vehicle.

An automotive engineer is able to design components, manage the vehicle production process or be involved in testing procedures. Engineers with advanced driving skills are used to test drive vehicles for research and development purposes and to ensure the vehicle functions as it should. Automotive engineering prepares graduates for a career with an Original Equipment Manufacturer, component suppliers or even road transport agencies. Employment opportunities will vary depending on the local automotive industry.