Automotive Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Automotive Engineering
Hosting Unit 
Faculty of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Program Description:
On this program graduates are able to have adequate knowledge and skill of basic Automotive engineering concepts, working principles related to design, manufacturing, service and maintenance. In addition understand and implement the procedure for pollution control, legal aspects such as automotive act, fleet management, insurance, registration of vehicles under different State body control, emission standards. They are also able to carry out research in the areas of Automotive engineering relevant to the needs of the country. 
Duration of the program
Five years
Medium of Instruction
Admission criteria
Applicants should achieve the minimum score on Ethiopian Higher Education Qualification Certificate Examination (EHEQCE) or equivalent which satisfies admission cut point to higher education set by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education and the Higher Education Relevance and Quality Agency. 
Annual intake
60 students
Tuition fee
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Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

Automotive engineering under Graduates program are expected within a few years of graduation to have:

PEO1: Established themselves as practicing professionals in the capacity as policy makers and leaders in government and industry and/or be engaged in advanced study in mechanical engineering or a related field. 

PEO2: Graduates will function effectively as an individual and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multi-disciplinary settings. 

PEO3: Graduates will have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

 Student Outcomes:

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informal judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions and 
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies

 Program Delivery Modes

The Automotive Engineering program is a full time based on-campus mode program offered during the day time via lecture, tutorial, and laboratory. Aside the traditional way of course delivery students will take a one semester intensive internship at different factories at a national level. 

    Number of students who graduated in the last five years
Academic Year 
Number of students who graduated 
2017-2018 47
2018-2019 48
2019-2020 Due to COVID-19 reason there is no Graduation 
2020-2021 73
2021- 2022 31