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Automotive Systems and Mobility

University of Michigan - Dearborn

24 months
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The Doctor of Engineering (D.Eng.) in Automotive Systems and Mobility at University of Michigan - Dearborn centers on engineering practice and application, problem-solving skills, and innovation to prepare graduates for technical leadership roles in the automotive and mobility industry. 

Overview

Program Goal

To address the growing needs of engineering professionals with the education and training in advanced technologies and research skills necessary for solving the challenging problems in the automotive and mobility industry in the 21st century.

In addition to the UM-Dearborn Graduate School policies for doctoral students, as a doctoral student in Automotive Systems and Mobility at University of Michigan - Dearborn, you need to know the requirements, timeline, and processes for Pre-candidacy, Candidacy, Proposal Exam, and eventually your Dissertation Defense. 

Also, an Annual Progress Report completed by you and your faculty advisor must be submitted for review to the ASM Doctoral Committee in May of each year. 

Programme Structure

Core research areas in 

  • Automotive Cybersecurity; 
  • Advanced Simulation; 
  • Human Factors & Transportation Systems Safety;
  •  Connected and Autonomous Vehicles; 
  • Dynamics, Control & Vehicle Safety; 
  • Electrified Vehicles; 
  • Materials, Manufacturing, & Design; 
  • Shared Mobility; 
  • Thermal-Fluid & Combustion; 
  • Data Analytics in Automotive & Mobility

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
84

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.2
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
84

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A master’s degree in engineering or computer science from an accredited program
    • Bachelor’s GPA: 3.0 on the 4.0-scale for regular admission
    • Master’s GPA: 3.2 on the 4.0-scale for regular admission
  • Recent GRE scores
  • For non-native English speakers, recent scores of an advanced English proficiency exam, such as a minimum score of 84 on internet-based TOEFL or IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5.
  • At least two years of full-time equivalent research and development experience in industry.
  • Three recommendation letters from faculty and industry professionals including at least one letter from a supervisor/employer and at least one letter from a faculty member.  In the case of working students, the letter must show commitment and support from the employer.
  • A curriculum vitae (CV) or a resume
  • A Statement of purpose including a research topic and research plan.
  • It is strongly suggested to identify a faculty advisor at the time of application. A faculty advisor must be identified after admission and before the first enrollment.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 445 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 445 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Dearborn

1000 - 1500 USD /month
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