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Der Masterstudiengang Systems Engineering und Mangagement kann auch mit Internationaler Ausrichtung studiert werden. Im Bild: Blick ins Cockpit eines Airbus A340-600.

Systems Engineering and Management - International Program

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Master of Engineering (M. Eng.)

We offer the Master's degree programme Systems Engineering and Management - International Program (SI) in cooperation with the American Rose Hulman Institute of Technology (RHIT).This gives you the opportunity to gather international experience while doing your degree.The course content is very similar to that of the German degree programme focusing on Electrical Engineering.The special feature: you will spend part of your course in the USA at the RHIT and, as well as your degree certificate from the Ulm University of Applied Sciences, you will also receive a qualification from a first-class American University.

The three-semester degree programme is characterised by its combination of advanced engineering expertise in hardware and software, as well as commercial skills in, for example, finance and human resources.The experience abroad in the USA and the international “Joint Degree” qualification will give you special access to internationally-operating companies in the communications and information engineering sector, in industrial automation, the automotive industry and the energy sector.


​Prerequisites

To apply for the Master’s degree programme SI you need an above-average qualification in a technically-oriented degree from a German university or a comparable foreign university – with a standard study period of at least three years and course content corresponding to at least 180 ECTS credit points.Furthermore, you should have sound subject knowledge and skills: equivalent to that obtainable at the Ulm University of Applied Sciences in the Bachelor's degree programme Electrical Engineering and Information Technology.Other prerequisites are a good knowledge of German and English, as well as successful participation in a selection interview.

If you are not able to provide complete evidence of the knowledge and skills stated above before starting your studies on the Master's degree programme, but (due to the quality of your first degree and the result of the selection interview) it is to be expected that you will be able to complete the degree programme successfully, you may be admitted: on the condition that you acquire the missing knowledge within one semester.

Course content

The course plan for the international Master’s degree programme is based on that of the German degree programme focusing on Electrical Engineering.It is similarly-structured in four subject groups.In the first semester (summer semester) the lectures for these subject groups will be taught in English at Ulm University of Applied Sciences. The lectures are identical to those for the German degree programme.The lectures for the second semester (winter semester) will be replaced by lectures at the partner university in the USA, which take place according to the local academic calendar.There, the time is split into 2 “terms”, the fall term and the winter term.​

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Career prospects

The degree programme is oriented towards the same career aims as the German degree programme “Systems Engineering and Management – Electrical Engineering”.However, the experience abroad in the USA and the international “Joint Degree” qualification will give you special access to internationally-operating companies in the communications and information engineering sector, in industrial automation, the automotive industry and the ​energy sector.​​

Certified quality

By deciding to undertake a quality-assured degree programme at Ulm University of Applied Sciences you are well prepared for the future.All our Bachelor's and Master's degree courses are accredited.As part of the accreditation, the feasibility of the degree programme, the contents of the course of study and the suitability of the course's graduates for the requirements of their future careers are assessed.This means that you will receive a degree qualification which is recognised and quality-certified, which will help you with the recognition of your degree programme – both nationally and internationally.The accreditation of the degree programmes at the Ulm University of Applied Sciences offers students and employers a reliable guide regarding the quality of the degree programmes.

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Course and examination regulations


Overview of all course and examination regulations
​The course and examination regulations define the conditions and legal requirements for a proper degree course.

Please note: if you are already a registered student at Ulm University of Applied Sciences, it might be that a different version of the course and examination regulations apply for you.The course and examination regulations which were in effect when you started your course are the ones which apply.If in doubt, please contact your .
Module handbook​The module handbook describes the modules belonging to the degree course, their content, the intended learning outcomes, and the form of academic assessment.

Please note: the module handbook / module list is updated by March 1 for the relevant summer semester and by September 1 for the relevant winter semester, and is valid from this point onwards.Please contact your programme adviser if you have questions regarding earlier module descriptions.
Flyer for this degree programme​​​The flyer contains information about course prerequisites, making an application, the structure and content of the course and on the professional profile.


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