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We want all our students to be able to work safely during their classes. Therefore, at the start of the academic year, you must purchase a couple of things that you will need during your studies.
Below you can find an overview of the courses ( under reservation of changes), with the number of credits per phase. Credits express how many hours you need on average to process the subject matter (incl. lessons). Count about 25 to 30 hours for 1 study credit.
|Drivetrain Technologies i||6|
|Internal Combustion Engines i||6|
|Fuel Systems and Alternative Fuels i||6|
|Electric and Hybrid Drive Technologies i||3|
|Mechanical Automotive Systems i||6|
|Battery Systems and Accumulators i||3|
|DATA AND COMMUNICATION|
|Automotive IT i||3||3|
|Vehicle Networks i||4|
|Engine Management i||6|
|Autonomous Vehicles and ADAS i||6|
|Automotive Electricity i||6||6|
|Diagnosis Expert i||6|
|Strength of Materials||3|
|Thermodynamics in Automotive||6|
|Hydraulics and Pneumatics for Automotive||3|
|Materials and Welding Technology||3|
|Expertise and Insurances||3|
|Ethics and Morality||3|
|PROJECT / INTERNSHIP|
|Bachelorthesis / Internship||30|
|Master Technician Program||30|
|SPECIALISATION (choose one)||6||3|
|Motorsport Engineering i|
|Motorcycles and Motorbikes|
|Heavy Duty Vehicles and Trucks|
Step inside our Automotive Technology Centre and find more than 20 different vehicles along with all kinds of setups for you to test out . From a 4x4 dynamometer to suspension, brake and engine test benches. For real hands-on learning!
Add this elective to your final semester and get the qualifications you need to kick-start your career. Brand-specific OEM training will open the doors to employment opportunities at official dealerships of all the major car manufacturers.
Join the Formula Electric Belgium student team for your chance to help build the vehicle of the future. As a key member of the team, you’ll enter your project at international competitions throughout Europe.
The classroom is where you develop your theoretical undertstanding of mechanical and electronic vehicle systems. The Automotive Technology Centre is where you put it to the test during practical lab sessions with our wide range of vehicles, installations and diagnostic and measurement tools.
But our hands-on approach doesn’t stop there. Our partnerships with local dealers, original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and other key industry players offer all kinds of opportunities for your phase 2 traineeship and your 12-week bachelor’s thesis internship in your final semester.
Finally, our Master Technician Certificate allows you to combine the training programme of BMW or Volvo with your Thomas More degree. Essential for those looking to work at licensed dealerships or OEM.
Expand your horizons during the second or third phase of your course by studying abroad. An Erasmus or another study exchange programme can be a great way to explore the world, build a network of like-minded colleagues and acquire a different perspective on familiar topics.
You also have the option of completing your final bachelor’s thesis at one of our partner institutes in France, Portugal, Finland, the Netherlands, Germany or elsewhere.
If you join our Formula Electric Belgium student project, you’ll also have the chance to compete at various international student competitions.
Finally, our automotive experience tour in your final year will immerse you in the production lines and automotive heritage of top manufacturers such as Mercedes, BMW, Lamborghini, Ferrari and Alfa Romeo.
Never hesitate to ask questions before, during and after class. You’ll find our teaching staff to be both friendly and supportive. They will give you frequent feedback on your progress and advise you on your future automotive career. Your study counsellor will also help you put together your individual study programme, while your care coordinator is available anytime to help you develop a good study attitude and study plan.
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