Automotive Engineering (with Thesis)

Master's Degree - Instıtute Of Natural And Applıed Scıences

General Information

The proposal of the Çukurova University Rectorate to establish an Automotive Engineering Department within the Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences and to open a graduate program within this department was examined at the Higher Education General Board Meeting on 08.10.2009 and the said proposal was approved. Our Automotive Engineering Department Master's Program is also continuing successfully and produces its graduates.

Length of Programme & Number of Credits

2 Year - 120 ECTS

Feature & Definition

The graduate program of our department, which was established in 2008, was opened in 2009. The aim of the Automotive Engineering Master's Program is to be a continuously developing and exemplary Master's Program that provides education at an international level and carries out original research studies, in accordance with international criteria and based on continuous development. Automotive Engineering Master's Program aims to contribute to the development of today's and future technologies in the field of Automotive Engineering, to take the Turkish Automotive Industry further, to contribute to the training of qualified researchers and innovative workforce that the automotive industry needs, to carry out R&D studies in the automotive field and to develop University-Industry cooperation.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Head of Department


ECTS / Course Catalog Coordinator


Erasmus Coordinator


Internship Coordinator


Orientation Staff



Students who have a bachelor's degree in basic sciences or engineering, while enriching their knowledge in the field they will specialize in with the courses they take in their master's programs, apply modern design and analysis methods and field-specific innovative technologies. In these programs, students are offered courses in various departments of the institute according to their interests with an interdisciplinary approach. Students have the opportunity to conduct applied research in laboratories with technical infrastructure in accordance with today's standards.


To educate graduates who have the knowledge and skills required by the automotive engineering profession, who will take active roles at international levels, who can use this knowledge and skills for the benefit of humanity, and who have professional and ethical responsibility; To contribute to the development and dissemination of science and technology in the country and in the world with its basic and applied research.

Specific Admission Requirements

-To have Bachelor's degree from Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Electrical-Electronics Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Energy Systems Engineering and Chemical Engineering Departments. -It is necessary to get at least 55 from ALES performed by OSYM or 610 from GRE (149 new system) or 450 from GMAT for applying Graduate programs with thesis. -It is necessary to get at least 50 point from YDS or appropriate score from equivalent exams to OSYM Foreign Language Exam.

Qualification Awarded

When the Automotive Engineering Master's program is successfully completed and the program qualifications are met, a Master's degree in Automotive Engineering is obtained.

Level of Qualification


Qualification Requirements of Graduation

Students who successfully complete the compulsory and elective courses in our curriculum, complete the seminar and thesis work, and meet the conditions specified in the Çukurova University Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences graduate education regulations are entitled to receive a Master's degree.

Access to Further Studies

Candidates who successfully complete their master's education can study in doctoral programs if they meet the application and registration requirements for doctoral programs.


There is no internship course within the scope of graduate education.

Applied Course

There are no applied courses within the scope of graduate education.

Work Placement

There is no workplace training within the scope of graduate education.

Double Major, Additional Major & Exchange Possibilities

Within the scope of Erasmus, Mevlana, and Farabi programs, there are opportunities to apply to international and national exchange programs.

Employment Opportunities

Automotive Engineering Graduate Program graduates; He can work in the automotive main industry, automotive sub-industry, R&D (Research and Development) institutions, consultancy companies, machinery manufacturing industry, transportation systems, defense and aircraft industry, and national and international private and public automotive units.