Masters in Automotive Engineering in North America

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In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Students in automotive engineering programs can prepare for a variety of different careers in the field. Many program graduates find positions at various levels in production, post-production, industrial processing, automotive design and research and design.

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Master of Engineering: Mechanical-Automotive Option

University of Windsor
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Canada Windsor

The University of Windsor is known as “Canada’s Automotive University” and you will experience firsthand the reasons why – through collaborations with industry and other partners. You will have access to exceptional research laboratories where you will receive hands-on experience and further develop your knowledge. [+]

Masters in Automotive Engineering in North America 2017. The objective of the Master of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering (Automotive Option) is to prepare graduates for leadership positions within the automotive industry. The University of Windsor is known as “Canada’s Automotive University” and you will experience firsthand the reasons why – through collaborations with industry and other partners. You will have access to exceptional research laboratories where you will receive hands-on experience and further develop your knowledge. At the University of Windsor, we strive to create an environment of learning, opportunity, and personal and professional growth. Our students go on to pursue careers in government, industry and at various universities across North America and the world. Our friendly and safe campus is ideal for learning about and becoming a part of the automotive industry. We are located on the Canada-United States border in the automotive and manufacturing heartland of North America. Our unique location means that we can offer our students opportunities for international study, research and work experience that no other university in Canada can match. Learn from the best The key to a great university education is the quality of its teaching and research done by its professors. At the University of Windsor, you will be interacting with world-class faculty conducting cutting-edge research in the automotive area. They will be your mentors as you prepare yourself for the careers of the future. You will combine what you learn in the classroom with practical application so that you are ready for the world of opportunities that will follow your university studies. Program Details MEng Mechanical Engineering (Automotive Option) is a professional, course based Masters program. The goal of the program is to provide you with the opportunity to extend your understanding of automotive engineering principles, with an emphasis on operation, design, materials and manufacturing along with some aspects of business and management. You will study and live in Canada for approximately one year and will complete eight courses. The courses are selected by academic administration and will vary from year to year. Students who require additional English language training must complete a eight week English language training program and orientation to Canada prior to commencing their studies. Students who demonstrate excellent English language skills will be exempted from this program. Course Offerings The Master of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering (Automotive Option) consists of eight prescribed courses taught over three academic terms. Courses may include: Advanced Internal Combustion Engines Hybrid Powertrains Fundamentals of Clean Engine Technology Advanced Manufacturing Methods Vehicle Dynamics Automotive Sensor Systems Vehicle Thermal Management Automotive Applications for Noise, Vibration & Harshness Evaluation After-treatment & Internal Combustion Engine Modeling Paint & Industrial Coatings Vehicle Concept Development The courses will vary from year to year depending on current market trends in the automotive industry and availability. Admission requirements for the Master of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering (Automotive Option) Confirmation of successful completion of a Bachelor of Applied Science (or equivalent degree) in Engineering from an academic institution approved by the University of Windsor. Applicants with degrees in related fields may also be considered. Evidence of having obtained a B average (75%) or higher in undergraduate studies (when converted to University of Windsor standards). Demonstrated English proficiency by meeting or exceeding one of the following test: - IELTS score of at least 6.5 or equivalent A successful interview with a representative from the University of Windsor Two letters of reference Enrolment is limited. Preference will be given to candidates who exceed the above minimum requirements and those who have relevant work experience. Internship Option In the summer following the completion of all coursework, you may have an opportunity to participate in an optional internship. This will allow you to apply your new knowledge and skills to real world situations within various organisations. If opportunities are limited, the selection may become a competitive process. We cannot guarantee that an internship will be offered to each student. Compliment your education Extracurricular activities are an important part of your education. From time to time, arrangements may be made for you to participate in seminars about industry leading topics. [-]

Master of Engineering (Automotive)

University of Windsor
Campus Full time 16 months September 2017 Canada Windsor

The course based Master of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering (Automotive Option) will prepare graduates for leadership positions within the automotive and manufacturing industries. [+]

Program Overview The course based Master of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering (Automotive Option) will prepare graduates for leadership positions within the automotive and manufacturing industries. You will study and live in Canada for approximately 16 consecutive months and take a variety of topics through eight prescribed courses. These courses are selected by academic administration and will vary from year to year. The goal of the program is to provide you with the opportunity to extend your understanding of automotive engineering principles, with an emphasis on operation, design, materials and manufacturing along with some aspects of business and management. At the University of Windsor, you will be interacting with world-class faculty conducting cutting-edge research in the automotive area. They will be your mentors as you prepare yourself for the careers of the future. You will combine what you learn in the classroom with practical application so that you are ready for the world of opportunities that will follow your university studies. Co-Op The MEng-Mechanical Engineering (Automotive Option) has an optional co-op portion. Co-op is an opportunity for students to work in a automotive related company during one semester of school. All students will apply for co-op, however it is a competitive program and we may not have a placement opportunity for all students. Course offerings The MEng-Mechanical Engineering (Automotive Option) consists of eight courses taught over four academic terms starting in September and January. Courses may include: Advanced Internal Combustion Engines Hybrid Powertrains Fundamentals of Clean Engine Technology Advanced Manufacturing Methods Vehicle Dynamics Automotive Sensor Systems Vehicle Thermal Management Automotive Applications for Noise, Vibration & Harshness Evaluation After-treatment & Internal Combustion Engine Modeling Paint & Industrial Coatings Vehicle Concept Development The courses are selected by academic administration and will vary from year to year depending on current market trends in the automotive industry and availability. For a complete list of possible courses see the Graduate Calendar. Prior to the start of the academic program, you may be required to attend six weeks of intensive English language training, (EAPP or ELIP). This program is designed to develop your English language skills in an academic environment and learn more about Canadian culture. Some students may be exempt from the English language course if they demonstrate exceptional English language skills and have exceeded the admission requirements. There will also be a mandatory Automotive Engineering Pre-graduate Preparation Program (PPP) prior to the start of your academic studies. Generally, this program in held in the last week of August with daily seminars to enhance your understanding of automotive related topics and to better prepare you for your academic workload ahead. (Additional fees for this program may apply.) [-]

Master of Engineering in Transportation Systems

University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering
Campus Full time September 2017 USA College Park

The 30-credit curriculum includes 10 three-credit courses. No research or thesis is required for the degree. Six core courses and four elective courses. [+]

Masters in Automotive Engineering in North America 2017. The 30-credit curriculum includes 10 three-credit courses. No research or thesis is required for the degree. Six core courses and four elective courses. Core ENCE670 Highway Traffic Characteristics and Measurements (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. The study of the fundamental traits and behavior patterns of road users and their vehicles in traffic. The basic characteristics of the pedestrian, the driver, the vehicle, traffic volume and speed, stream flow and intersection operation, parking, and accidents. ENCE672 Regional Transportation Planning (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. Factors involved and the components of the process for planning statewide and regional transportation systems, encompassing all modes. Transportation planning studies, statewide traffic models, investment models, programming and scheduling. ENCE673 Urban Transportation (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. The contempory methodology of urban transportation planning. The urban transportation planning process, interdependence between the urban transportation system and the activity system, urban travel demand models, evaluation of urban transportation alternatives and their implementation. ENCE677 OR Models for Transportation Systems Analysis (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. Fundamental skills and concepts of the quantitative techniques of operations research including: mathematical modeling, linear programming, integer programming, network optimization (shortest paths, minimum spanning trees, minimum cost network flows, maximum flows), heuristics, and basics of probabilistic modeling. Emphasis on the application of these techniques to problems arising in transportation. ENCE6881 Discrete Choice Analysis (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. Methods and statistics of model estimation; maximum-likelihood estimation; individual choice theory; binary choice models; multi-dimensional choice models; sampling theory and sample design; aggregate prediction with choice models; joint stated preference and revealed preference modeling, and longitudinal choice analysis; review of state-of-the-art and future directions. ENCE688T Transportation Network Algorithms and Implementations (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. This course will focus on network optimization algorithms for transportation and logistics systems. The application of these techniques to the determination of optimal routes and tours for various transportation and logistics applications will be stressed. In addition to introducing a wide variety of network-related problems and existing techniques for solving a number of these problems, one of the goals of the course is to help the class participants to develop skills in creating and evaluating new algorithms and heuristics. Elective ENCE627 Project Risk Management (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. Introduction to identifying, analyzing, assessing, and managing risks inherent to engineering projects. Includes: probability modeling, choice and value theory, schedule and cost risk, risk mitigation and transfer, and contract considerations of project risk. Examples are drawn from construction, software development, systems integration, and other large engineering projects; and cover probability basics, subjective probability, statistical data analysis, introduction to decision theory, Monte Carlo simulation, value of information, and risk-based decision making. ENCE666 Cost Engineering and Control (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. Analytic techniques to estimate and control project costs, including site investigation, quantity takeoff, work analysis and bid preparation. Systematic cost control as related to job production and historical data. ENCE667 Project Performance Measurement (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. Examination of various techniques and models used to measure the performance of projects. Topics will include: Critical Path Method (CPM), Program Evaluation Review Technique (PERT), Gantt charts, project crashing, resource management, capital allocation, forecasting, hypothesis testing, regression analysis, learning curve analysis, goal programming, Monte Carlo simulation, the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP), Pareto optimality and tradeoff curves as well as basics in linear programming and uncertainity modeling. ENCE674 Urban Transit Planning and Rail Transportation Engineering (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. Basic engineering components of conventional and high speed railroads and of air cushion and other high speed new technology. The study of urban rail and bus transit. The characteristics of the vehicle, the supporting way, and the terminal requirements will be evaluated with respect to system performance, capacity, cost, and level of service. ENCE688 Applications of OR in Transportation Systems Management (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. This course covers the application of mathematical optimization in transportation systems management. Topics covered include nonlinear programming, traffic equilibrium, traffic assignment, transportation network design,location modeling, and vehicle routing and scheduling. ENCE688Q Transportation Economics (3) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. Transportation Economics applies economic theories to transportation engineering and planning. Topics include: demand and demand forecasting,cost and cost estimation, externalities pricing, investment, regulation, industrial organization, economic impact, equity, and other social/environmental issues. Applications and special topics cover urban, intercity, and multimodal transportation. Admissions The Professional Master of Engineering (ENPM) Program and the Graduate Certificate in Engineering (GCEN) Program are open to qualified applicants holding a regionally accredited baccalaureate degree in engineering or a related field. In addition to submitting a Graduate School application with fee, we require the following for evaluation: Official copies of transcripts for all universities attended and degrees awarded Personal Statement (specific instructions here) Three (3) letters of recommendation (current/previous employers or professors). For those students applying for the GCEN Program, letters of recommendation are not required* The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is not required for application to either the ENPM or GCEN programs US citizens/permanent residents/international applicants with foreign credentials, if your native language is not English and you do not hold a degree from an institution in the US, you may be required to submit proof of English proficiency via TOEFL, IELTS or PTE scores. *While not guaranteed, applicants with an undergraduate GPA of less than 3.0 might be admitted on a provisional basis if they have demonstrated a satisfactory experience in another related graduate program and given strong letters of recommendation. In this case, for those students applying for the GCEN Program, two (2) recommendation letters are required as well. For faster processing of your application, please send official transcripts directly to our office. Also, please have your recommenders use the online form available when you complete your ASF (application supplement form). If letters are being mailed, please send them to our office as well. Office of Advanced Engineering Education 2105 J.M. Patterson Building University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742 [-]