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Mechanical Engineering, Degree course

Automotive Engineering (B.Eng.) Fakultät für Fahrzeugsysteme und Produktion - TH Köln

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General facts

Type of degree course presence learning programme, full-time
Standard period of study 7 semesters
Total credits 210
Teaching profile 188 credits in mandatory modules, 22 credits in compulsory elective modules
Subject orientation Mechanical Engineering
Practical elements in the degree course 22 weeks practice/internship outside the university obligatory; 8 ECTS max. permissible for non-obligatory internships; 130 ECTS max. permissible for practice-oriented courses

Students and graduations

Number of students 903
First-year students per year 186
Graduates per year 82
Graduations in appropriate time 34.8 %
Study duration (median) 11.9 semesters
Gender balance 96:4 [%m:%f]

International orientation

Proportion of international students 5.0 %
Share of foreign language courses 0.0 %
Mandatory study period abroad yes, in combination with a "joint programme"
Combined study programme with foreign HEI yes, "joint degree" optional
International orientation: Studies abroad 3/4 points
International orientation: Students mobility 1/2 points
International orientation: Share in foreign language 0/3 points
International orientation of the degree course 4/9 points


Mode of admission limited number of places, 165 places

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment: Internships 3/4 points
Contact with work environment: Case studies 3/3 points
Contact with work environment: External staff members 2/2 points
Contact with work environment: Theses in cooperation with work environment 2/2 points
Contact with work environment 10/11 points

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