Automobile Maintenance

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Faculty: Management and Engineering
State code: 653E21011
Study area:
 Technological Sciences
Study field and branch: E 200 Land Transport Engineering; E210 Automobile Transport Engineering
Kind of the study programme: higher education college studies
Mode of studies (duration in years): full-time (3), part-time (4)
Volume of the study programme in credits: 180
Awarded degree: Professional Bachelor’s degree in Automobile Transport Engineering
Accredited: till 30-06-2021

 The purpose of study programme

 The goal of the AM study programme is to make it possible and ensure that the students of the AM study programme acquire both theoretical and practical ground as well as necessary skills for the work of an automobile maintenance specialist. The goal is presented clearly defining the areas of professional activity of a future specialist, namely, automobile maintenance, diagnostics and repair design, organization, performance and control, organizing a business company’s (division’s) activity and the general skills necessary for formulation and reasoning of the solutions in automotive engineering.

 Goal of Land Transport Engineering and Automobile Transport Engineering study programme

 Educate qualified specialists of automobile engineering, who are able to accomplish independently a complex, requiring personal responsibility work in the fields of automobile maintenance, diagnostics and repairs, and business company’s (division’s) activity design, organization, performance and control by formulating and reasoning the solutions in automobile engineering; develop general abilities addressing employment and citizenship issues, teamwork, creative and critical thinking in analysing and summarizing the performance results.

Expected study learning outcomes

Description of learning outcomes of the study cycle Learning outcomes
Knowledge and its application 1. Know general processes and phenomena of the natural sciences that explain the processes in natural and technological environment, the regularities and laws of mathematics and engineering sciences, necessary to understand the fundamentals of land transport engineering study field.
2. Apply practical knowledge of engineering about automobile construction, the principles of operation and maintenance, constructional and consumable materials in analyzing and solving qualitative and quantitative engineering tasks in the study field of land transport engineering.
Ability to carry out research 3. Carry out research in the field of automotive engineering, applying analytical and modelling methods and experimental, laboratory and production equipment, process the results of the tests and laboratory work and provide practical conclusions of these results by using information technology, databases and software.
Special abilities 4. Choose engineering solutions, tools and technological equipment,
necessary for designing, organizing, implementing and monitoring the technological process of motor vehicle aggregates and diagnostics, maintenance and repairs of control systems.
5. Have skills in working with the technological equipment used in automotive diagnostic, maintenance and repair work.
6. Perform quality control of work and assess automobile maintenance engineer’s professional solutions from ethical, social, economic, environmental and human safety point of view.
Social abilities 7. Apply communication, cooperation and collaboration skills in groups and teams to introduce problems and solutions of automotive transport engineering in writing and orally, in correct Lithuanian language and at least one foreign language.
8. Organize and implement the company’s (branch’s) activities, render professional knowledge, take responsibility for the quality of their own and their subordinates’ performance.
Personal abilities 9. Study independently in the field of professional activity, understand moral responsibility for the impact of their activity and its results on the society, maintain the company’s values ensuring personal and corporate image.

Career opportunities

 Graduates will be able to work as automobile maintenance engineers in various car and truck maintenance and technical services canters, large motor companies, offices of automobile maintenance technology and equipment design. It is possible to continue university studies of higher education in the field of land transport engineering of technological sciences.

 Degree granting requirements

Graduate’s ability to link separate study subjects, to systematize the acquired knowledge, to form research skills by applying them in practice, and demonstration of special, social and personal skills in a specific professional field are tested and assessed in public defence of a graduation thesis. A graduation thesis is student’s independently developed applied research or project which analysesa relevant issue in the area of automobile transport engineering.

 Coordinator of the study programme
Associate professor Povilas Šaulys