Technical Management (M.Eng.)
Studiengang Verkehrssystemtechnik
Master's programme

Technical Management (M.Eng.)

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Key facts

Degree

Master of Engineering

Language of instruction

English

Mode of study

full-time

Standard duration

3 semesters

Programme start

summer semester

Fees

no tuition fees (the university only charges semester fees each semester)

Application deadlines

current application deadlines

Faculty

Engineering and Natural Sciences

About the degree programme

The Technical Management degree programme is jointly organised and run by the Industrial Engineering, Logistics and Transportation Systems Technology departments at TH Wildau.

It is primarily aimed at graduates holding bachelor’s degrees in these fields, but is also open to all graduates with a degree in any related field.

Study objectives

The degree programme has a more technical emphasis. It also contains courses on business administration and information systems and gives graduates an integrative and responsible understanding of tasks in technically oriented management roles as well as the interface between engineering sciences and business administration.

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1st semester

Basic courses

  • Models and Methods for Engineering and Management
  • Design, Engineering and Management of Companies

2nd semester

Specific courses

  • Specialisation
  • Specialisation I
  • Specialisation II
  • Specialisation III
  • Specialisation IV
  • Specialisation V
  • Specialisation VI

 

Specialisation Logistics

  • IT Systems Implementation in Logistics
  • System Dynamics in Production and Logistics
  • Analysis and Design of Transportation Networks
  • Transportation Technologies
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Cyberphysical Production Systems

Specialisation Production

  • IT-Systems Implementation in Production
  • System Dynamics in Production and Logistics
  • Cyberphysical Production Systems
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Product Lifecycle Management
  • Production Systems and Networks

Specialisation Transportation

  • IT-Systems Implementation in Transportation Systems
  • Mobility Concepts
  • Analysis and Design of Transportation Networks
  • Transportation Technologies
  • Enhanced Technologies for Mobility
  • Organisation of Transport Companies

3rd semesters

  • Master's thesis
  • Colloquium

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Graduates of this Master's degree programme will be able to take on demanding leadership and project management responsibilities in production companies, companies providing services to production companies or companies in the road and rail transport sectors.

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General admission requirements

Admission qualifications

Specific admission requirements / Language skills

A vocational first degree comprising at least 210 credit points (CP).

Applicants holding a degree comprising 180 CP may take a certification module at TH Wildau that is worth a total of 30 CP.
This certification module comprises a practical project that will be defined by the degree programme director and marked by a university lecturer, e.g. transfer project, case study. This project must be clearly defined and deal with topic in the area of technical management. The results of the project are presented in written documentation of up to 50 pages in length.
The project documentation serves as the examination material for the certification module and will be assessed as ‘successful’/’unsuccessful’. The assessed criteria are: content quality, consistency and structure of arguments, identification of project success and risk factors, reflection on the results of the project as well as experience gained and conclusions drawn. The 30 CP from the certification module must be presented before starting the Master's degree programme.
Applicants may apply to be provisionally admitted to the degree programme whilst working on the certification module.

Applicants must demonstrate good knowledge of English (C1 level according to the common European reference framework for languages).
The following examination and certificates are recognised, provided they are not more than two years old. For examinations or certificates older than two years, the degree programme director will make a decision on case-by-case basis as to whether the applicant’s language skills are sufficient.

  • LCCI English for Business: Level 3 – Credit
  • LCCI English for Commerce: Level 3 – Credit
  • TOEFL (Internet based): 95
  • TOEIC Reading: 455, Listening: 490, Speaking: 180, Writing: 180
  • IELTS: 7.0
  • Cambridge English, Advanced Certificate (CAE): Pass
  • Cambridge English, Certificate of Proficiency (CPE): Pass
  • Cambridge English,  Business Higher Certificate (BEC Higher): Pass

It is a requirement of entry that the applicant’s first degree is from a closely related specialist field (e.g. production, passenger or freight transportation systems logistics; plant and production planning; quality management; transportation and warehousing; transport planning).
The related areas of study are indicated for the Logistics, Industrial Engineering and Transportation System Technology Bachelor’s degree programmes at TH Wildau. Graduates from other degree programmes must demonstrate that the contents of their course is comparable to these degree programmes. Comparable degree programmes are considered to be those which adequately demonstrate having suitably covered at least five of the following modules:

  • Production systems/production technology
  • Production planning and control/production logistics
  • Plant planning
  • Foundations of quality management
  • Foundations of logistics/supply chain management
  • Material flow technology/material flow planning
  • Transportation and warehousing
  • Intermodal transport chains
  • Transport systems/transport technology/transport planning/transport infrastructure
  • Logistics systems for passenger and freight transport
  • Foundations of business administration/accounting/controlling

Application

You can apply to TH Wildau online. All the information you need to apply can be found on our central application page.

Offers and further information


Contact points

Degree programme director

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Jens Wollenweber
Tel.: +49 3375 508 443
Email: jens.wollenweber(at)th-wildau.de

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