Automotive Engineering Technology

Automotive Engineering Technology



Vietnam now has its own car manufacturer, VinFast. Car production is increasing rapidly in Vietnam, and an Automotive Engineering Technology degree is more valuable than ever. DTU will open a major in Automotive Engineering Technology in 2020 to satisfy this demand.

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The CNC training workshop (above) and the mechanics workshop, with lathes and laser cutters


Course Duration: 4.5 years


The major in Automotive Engineering Technology covers mechanics, automation, electrical engineering and machine manufacturing technology, to support students in the management of spare parts production, assembly and efficiency improvement.


Students accumulate 153 credits, in addition to physical education, national defense & security and soft skills. They learn the principles of material strength, machine principles, machine parts, hydraulic and pneumatic drives and control systems and acquire an in-depth knowledge on specialized subjects, such as the internal combustion engine, automotive calculations, automotive electronic systems, automated automotive control systems, maintenance, car diagnosis and repair, vehicle safety and comfort systems, new fuel and energy sources and technical inspection.


Professional skills


  • Identifying, constructing, and solving complex engineering problems through application of technical, scientific, and mathematical principles
  • Applying technical design to the creation of solutions that meet specific requirements taking public health, safety and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental and economic factors into consideration
  • Communication and interaction skills, proficient and effective persuasion skills
  • Recognizing professional ethical responsibilities in technical situations and making correct judgments in technical solutions
  • Effective teamwork skills, ability to set goals, plan and complete tasks
  • Developing and conducting appropriate testing, data analysis and interpretation, as well as using technical assessments and judgment to draw conclusions
  • Acquiring and applying more knowledge as needed through appropriate learning strategies


Career opportunities


  • Engineer carrying out supervision, design, repair, and operation of technical services and car and motor equipment sales at businesses or car warranty offices
  • Specialist at technical departments, planning offices, or product development research departments at car manufacturers
  • Specialist at research institutes or lecturer at educational institutions offering training in automotive engineering
  • Sales staff at car or parts dealerships.
  • Car registration inspector at companies such as Truong Hai Auto, Toyota, Honda, Mercedes, VinFast, Hyundai, Suzuki and Mazda.

Academic Programs


  • Year of founding: 2009

    Address: Room 503, DTU Faculty of Electrical Engineering, 03 Quang Trung, Danang

    Tel: 0236.3827.111 (ext 503)



    - Creative award in the 2015 National Festival for Creative Youth with project entitled  "A Robot that Guides pedestrians across the street”, awarded by the HCM Communist Youth Union Central Committee, 

    - CDIO Basic 2nd prize in the CDIO Academy 2013 held at MIT & Harvard University in America with project entitled “Solar and Battery-Powered Alphabet Blocks”,

    - Third prize in the 2014 National Robocon Contest,  

    - Consolation prize for Microcontroller Design awarded by Texas Instruments in 2013,  - First prize at the 2014 Student Research Conference

    - First prize for a paper at the Students’ Science Conference and one Impressive prize for the display of a research project in 2014.


    - Third prize in the 11th Technology Innovation competition in Danang

    - Creative Labor plaque awarded by the Vietnam Labor Federation in 2012.

    -  Creative Labor cup awarded by the Danang Labor Union in 2011.

    -  Certificate of Merit granted by MOET in 2013,

    -  Certificates of Merit granted by the Chairman of Danang People’s committee in 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2010

    -  Best paper award at the ComManTel 2014, to Ha Dac Binh.

    -  A Certificate of Merit awarded by DTU in recognition of significant research achievements  in 2013, 2014 and 2015.   

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