Mechanical Engineering / Product Development and Design

Master of Science 

Start of studies: winter or summer semester
Standard Period of Study: 4 semesters
Teaching Language: German

This study program is not offered in English. For further information please visit the German version of the study program.

This Master’s degree study program concerns itself with the fundamentals, the development and the application of methods and tools specially focused on product development / product design in the mechanical engineering field. It makes important contributions to advancing engineering, to sustainable economic and social development as well as to developing the products of the future.

The Master’s studies are intended to teach application of scientific methods to product development and to advance it in selected areas. Emphasis is placed on the special responsibility engineers have regarding quality, function, costs, and sustainability in the products they develop.

According to the latest VDMA engineering survey from Jan. 2020, around 49% of engineers work in research, development, and design. They therefore have excellent career opportunities after completing their degree.

  • Interest in engineering
  • Knowledge of
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • English
    • Computer use
  • Diligence
  • Persistence
  • Accuracy
  • Practical experience
  • Spatial imagination
  • Abstract thinking faculty
  • Systematic thinking and working
  • Communications ability
  • Capacity for teamwork

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