Automotive Engineering

Course Info

The Automotive Engineering study programme at KTK turns motor transport enthusiasts into professional and responsible specialists in the transportation sector. The programme prepares graduates for careers in the automotive sector requiring experts in land transport elements, internal combustion engines, electrical and hybrid technologies, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, vehicles and their maintenance, able to analyse and solve problems of land transport engineering, select appropriate methods, tools and technological equipment.

Future engineers study physics, mechanics, computer-aided design, automobile structures and engineering materials, fuel systems, maintenance and repair technologies, etc. The knowledge gained is consolidated and improved during practical training and internships, which last 20 weeks altogether and are conducted in four stages: introductory training performed at KTK; professional activity, automobile service technology and final internships performed in partner companies. Practical training is carried out at KTK Bosch Training Centre, UAB Tobis Wheel Repair Practical Laboratory established in KTK Automobile Servicing Centre, Volkswagen car design laboratory, and sports cars’ preparation and maintenance companies, such as Kaunas Sports Club “Juta Racing”.

During their studies, students of the programme are encouraged to get involved in the activities of KTK Racing Division

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the programme obtain a Professional Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and can diagnose car breakdowns, organise maintenance and repair work, organise vehicle preparation for sports events, manage and organise service station activity and run a vehicle inspection centre, automotive transport company or department. Common graduate career paths include post-accident assessment specialists, heads of servicing centres, company and department managers in the transport maintenance sector.