An automotive engineering degree, or sometimes called an automotive mechanical engineering degree, is a highly specialized degree that teaches many of the same concepts as mechanical engineering but focuses specifically on automotive applications.
Where to Study Mechanical Engineering / Automotive Engineering
Mechanical Engineering – Unisa
Mechanical Engineering – Wits University
Mechanical Engineering, B.Eng. – at University of Pretoria
University of KwaZulu Natal Dept Of Mechanical Engineering
University of Cape Town Mechanical Engineering
Stellenbosch University Dept Of Mechanical Engineering
NWU School Of Mechanical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering
NMMU Dept Of Mechanical Engineering
University of Johannesburg Dept Of Mechanical Engineering
Monash South Africa Dept Of Mechanical Engineering
CUT Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
BTC National ‘N’ Diploma Mechanical Engineering
Vaal University Department of Mechanical Engineering
CPUT Dept Of Mechanical Engineering
Frequently Asked Questions On Engineering In South Africa
What subjects are needed for automotive engineering?
High school students aspiring to become automotive engineers should develop a solid foundation in algebra, geometry, trigonometry and pre-calculus, physics and chemistry. These subjects are central to understanding the core concepts of any engineering discipline.
Is there a demand for automotive engineers?
Automotive engineers also known as mechanical engineers, are projected to grow 9 percent from 2016 to 2026. This is a little slower than the average for most occupations. The need for design on the next generation of vehicles such as electric cars and vehicle systems will keep the career in demand.
How many years does it take to become an automotive engineer?
4 years. Automobile Engineering: Basic course details. It is a 4 years long Undergraduate Level Bachelor’s Degree program. The 4 years’ duration is divided into 8 semesters, with each semester lasting a period of 6 months.
What is the average salary of an automotive engineer?
$80,000 per year. The average Automotive Engineer salary in the USA is $80,000 per year or $41.03 per hour. Entry-level positions start at $57,500 per year while most experienced workers make up to $136,000 per year.