In today's world, there is a wide variety of materials used in the automotive and aerospace industries such as metals, plastics, ceramics and glasses. In order to decide on a tailor-made material for individual use, knowledge about the design of components is important and at the same time, extensive knowledge about the properties and processing of the materials must be known. This diploma programme combines exactly this combination of requirements with a mix of mechanical engineering and materials engineering/technology. It provides an application-oriented insight into the world of materials with regard to their structure, production and processing.
This unique combination with a focus on materials allows the entire production process of a component to be designed in accordance with the materials. At the end of the degree programme, it will be possible to actively design and optimise a component from the idea through planning and design, material selection and production to the final product. By specialising in the areas of "electromobility", "manufacturing processes" or "construction", students can specialise in sectors that are in high demand. This allows a highly qualified career entry into the automotive industry, aerospace technology and its supplier industries.
The basic study period lays the foundations for the main study period. Here, material and natural science subjects such as physics and chemistry are combined with various elements of mechanical engineering such as technical mechanics and design theory. In addition, first insights into the respective specialisations are offered and the basics of the various elements in mobility are taught. Particularly important is the practical orientation with a wide variety of internships in the respective subjects in order to be able to apply the theory once.
The main course then deals in depth with aspects of materials technology as well as the design and manufacture of components. In the 7th semester, the acquired know-how is applied in industry with an engineering internship and the first practical experience is gained in an industrial environment. This is followed by the specialisations in the 8th and 9th semesters. Finally, the entire knowledge of the degree programme is applied in a diploma thesis, after which easy career entry is ensured.
Faculty of Materials Science and Technology (Faculty 5)
- Standard period of study
- Part-time possible
- Start of studies
Winter semesterSummer semester
- Admission requirement
Abitur or subject-related university entrance qualification or an entrance qualification recognized as equivalent
- Course language