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MScAutomotive Mechatronics and Management

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Austria, Steyr / Wels / Hagenberg / Linz
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Programme structure

The study program focusses on following areas:

Vehicle Engineering: vehicle components, drive concepts, road performance
Vehicle Mechatronics:, sensors, actuators, signal preparation, system architecture
Vehicle Systems: regulation-, safety- and support systems
Vehicle Informatics: communication structure, Car2X communication,
embedded systems
Quality Management: quality planning, quality assurance, quality
management systems
Management & Law: innovation, market-oriented management,
IPR: Intellectual Property Right
Business Economics: management, controlling, production economics
Social Competence: intercultural-, moderation-, leadership competence

Career opportunities

Graduates receive a targeted education in order to work as project managers or project leader in the field of Product Development of mechatronic systems. Typical tasks are in the following fields:

-project planning, risk management and resource planning for the development of mechatronic systems
-coordination of development projects culminating in series production readiness
monitoring of development progress with the focus on quality, resources and time (R&D Controlling)
-coordination of international developer teams
-communication and coordination with customers and suppliers
-support of Quality Management in respect of feasibility and risk analysis
-securing projecct documentation

As a Development Engineer for Mechatronic Systems with the focus on the design and validation of mechatronic systems the typical tasks and activities are as follows:

-Requirements Management with the aim of a common understanding between the contractor and contractee about the mechatronic system to be developed.
-System design: establishment of the essential physical and logical effects of the future product in the form of a domain-spanning solution concept.
-System integration: integration of the results of the individual domains to a complete system
-planning and coordination of prototype production and execution of design and product validation
-Safeguarding of characteristics: matching of the desired system characteristics tot he system specifications
-Support of the industrialisation process in production facilities

As a Quality Manager in a company in the motor vehicle industry graduates of this program undertake the following tasks:

-Quality Planning/Quality Control within a QM team using QM methods and QM systems
-Recogition in-time of risk and mistake potential in running development projects
-Securing and executing quality requirements
-Further development of the Quality Management System following ISO TS 16949
-Responsibility for the keeping to clearly defined rules in the problem management process
-support of certifications and quality tests
-co-work on supplier evaluations and audits

Apply now! Fall semester 2023/24
Application period has ended
Please see the university profile or contact us for the deadlines that apply to you
Apply now! Fall semester 2023/24
Application period has ended
Please see the university profile or contact us for the deadlines that apply to you