Bachelor of Engineering – Vehicle Systems Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering – Vehicle Systems Engineering

What do I need to know about the profession?

DHBW Vehicle System Engineering students develop, design and test automotive components.

General

  • Duration of study: 3 years (6 semesters)
  • Required school-leaving qualification:
    University of applied sciences entrance qualification (Fachhochschulreife) or university entrance qualification (Abitur)
  • Partner university: DHBW Ravensburg - Friedrichshafen campus

Further education opportunities

  • Master of Engineering

Activities

  • Operation of CAD programs and ERP systems
  • Conducting trials and simulations
  • Identification, development and evaluation of new technologies
  • Participation in the development and production of vehicle parts
  • Participation in the realisation of new solutions for products/methods
  • Participation in the implementation of new solutions for products/methods
  • Planning, coordination, realisation and documentation of projects
  • Systematic analysis of the mode of operation of vehicle models

Requirements profile

  • Analytical skills
  • Interest in maths and technology
  • Communication skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to think logically
  • Spatial sense
  • Systematic way of learning and working
  • Sense of responsibility

What will I learn at the Cooperative State University?

Bachelor of Engineering – Vehicle Systems Engineering on a production line.

1st and 2nd semester

    • CAD techniques
    • Electrical engineering
    • Manufacturing engineering
    • Strength of materials
    • Computer science
    • Engineering design
    • Theory of design
    • Materials laboratory
    • Mathematics
    • Numerics
    • Engineering mechanics
    • Materials
    Bachelor of Engineering – Vehicle Systems Engineering construates.

    3rd and 4th semester

    • Aerodynamics
    • Business administration
    • CAD techniques
    • Engineering design
    • Theory of design
    • Plastics in automotive engineering
    • Presentation techniques
    • Project management
    • Fluid dynamics
    • Thermodynamics
    Bachelor of Engineering – Vehicle Systems Engineering controls a component.

    5th and 6th semester

    • CAD/CAM
    • Data management
    • Digital mockup
    • Vehicle electronics
    • Vehicle drive systems
    • Vehicle transmission
    • Vehicle body
    • Finite elements
    • Motor vehicles
    • Mechatronic systems
    • Measurement technology
    • Control and systems engineering
    • Vibrations and acoustics

      What will I learn in the specialist departments?

      Bachelor of Engineering – Vehicle Systems Engineering on a production line.

      Training centre:

      • Basics of metals technology
      • Basics of turning
      • Basics of milling
      • Basics of electrical engineering
      • Basics of control technology

      Project work in one of the following fields:       

      • Plant construction
      • Automation
      • Casting methods - permanent moulds
      • Casting methods - lost moulds
      • Design series products
      • Design cast parts
      • Design operating equipment
      • Logistics
      • Machining
      • Quality management
      • Technical development
      • Testing
      Bachelor of Engineering – Vehicle Systems Engineering construates.

      Project work in one of the following fields:       

      • Plant construction
      • Automation
      • Casting methods - permanent moulds
      • Casting methods - lost moulds
      • Design series products
      • Design cast parts
      • Design operating equipment
      • Logistics
      • Machining
      • Quality management
      • Technical development
      • Testing
      Bachelor of Engineering – Vehicle Systems Engineering controls a component.

        Bachelor thesis in one of the following fields:       

        • Plant construction
        • Automation
        • Casting methods - permanent moulds
        • Casting methods - lost moulds
        • Design series products
        • Design cast parts
        • Design operating equipment
        • Logistics
        • Machining
        • Quality management
        • Technical development
        • Testing

        Questions & answers on the application process at Handtmann

        Applications via the online portal are preferred.

        However, you still have the possibility to apply either by post or by mail.

        Send your post application to:

        Handtmann Service GmbH & Co. KG
        Abteilung Ausbildung
        Arthur-Handtmann-Str. 23
        88400 Biberach

        Send your e-mail application to: ausbildung@handtmann.de

        All documents in 1 PDF file <6 MB.

        • Covering letter
        • Full curriculum vitae
        • Last 3 school records
        • Certificates

        The application period for university courses starting in 2018 is from 1st August 2017 to 15th September 2017. You can apply during this period.

        All the university places have been filled for courses starting in 2017.

        You will receive confirmation of receipt after you have sent your application. You will therefore know that your documentation has definitely reached Handtmann.

        Your application documents will then be read personally and considered with respect to suitability by the training team. Therefore it may take a few weeks before you receive a reply. Thank you for your understanding. Even if it may take some time to consider your application, this on no account reflects on your chances of being accepted for the position.

        If your application and the requirements of your career aspiration match, we will invite you for a personal interview. This is usually with the respective instructor.

        Please refer to the Directions section to find out how to get to our locations.

        You will receive a written response to the success of your application in the weeks after the interview. If your application is confirmed, we will send you a trainee contract and further information.

        We ask for your patience. There may be several applicants and a decision can only be reached once all the interviews are complete.

        Of course you can apply again after an unsuccessful application. It is quite possible that a suitable trainee position will be available at a later date or that a skilled worker position is vacant after your training. We look forward to receiving your application.

        Your contacts

        Patrick Schirmer
        Patrick Schirmer
        HR Manager Vocational Training

        Phone: +49 7351 342-2115
        Noah Gnandt
        Noah Gnandt
        Vocational training in business administration

        Phone: +49 7351 342-2123