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How long you will study
4 Semester

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study

Course starts
October, April

International course fees
EUR 5400 per semester

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About Industrial Engineering at PFH Private University of Applied Sciences

For engineers and industrial engineers with a passion for innovation, who design the interfaces of business and technology and who want to improve products, processes and corporate structures in the long term. The comprehensive addition to any technically-oriented academic degree „Industrial Engineering“ impresses with its triad of engineering and business management specializations and the digitization of processes. The goal is to responsibly address the rapidly changing tasks at the interface between engineering, digitization, and sustainability responsibly and successfully.

The University offers the professional development engineering programme, leading to a Master of Science (M.Sc.), in "Industrial Engineering" at PFH Hansecampus Stade.

Your Benefits

  • Interdisciplinary study programme that includes engineering, business science, digitalization and sustainability
  • Putting theory into practice through numerous projects and case studies
  • Completely in English and according to the latest industry requirements
  • Up-to-date content provided by professors with practical experience
  • Selected management content in the study programme
  • Individual support in small learning groups

Your degree in Industrial Engineering

The aim of the Master's programme "Industrial Engineering" is, on the one hand, to deepen the professional competences (including the social and civil society aspects) acquired with the first professional qualification and the first relevant professional practice.

On the other hand, the orientation of the programme towards the field of "Industrial Engineering" is intended to enable graduates to acquire planning and strategically oriented decision-making competence at the higher management level. The foundation is based on the fields of engineering, economics, digitalisation and sustainability, as these are essential for the optimisation of future products and processes.

In addition to the technical knowledge, the aim is to enable graduates to quickly familiarise themselves with new tasks methodically and systematically and to develop solution concepts.

Study Content

The Master's programme lasts four semesters, in which you depen your knowledge in engineering and management as well as digitalization and sustainability.

You will gain practical knowledge through numerous projects and case studies in each semester. In preparation for the job market, you will not only acquire the needed theoretical knowledge in the field of engineering, but you will also acquire important skills to help you apply this knowledge into practice and learn how to use relevant tools.

A scientific-theoretical orientation of the master's programme is shown in the examination of current research statuses in the lectures, as well as in the preparation of scientific papers.

Content of the Study Programme

  • Basic and advanced knowledge in engineering, management, digitalization and sustainability
  • Sales psychology
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control
  • Project Management and Innovation Management
  • Digital Technologies
  • Practice project
  • Master's thesis

Career Prospects

Master's students develop the ability to work in companies and organisations as well as in start-ups, for example as innovation managers, product managers, strategic planners and sales engineers.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 semester
    Course startsOctober, AprilDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesEUR 5400 per semester

Entry requirements

Completed university degree in (industrial) engineering, a technical-scientific area or a closely related subject.

Proof of advanced English language skills, eg TOEFL iBT, IELTS, ESOL CAE or BEC Higher

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