The master’s degree course Applied Research in Engineering Sciences aims to provide comprehensive training for engineers looking to work in the field of applied research and development. The course is closely linked to actual research projects, with in-depth teaching modules to match the selected project. Subject-specific orientation will depend on the chosen project topic or courses/seminars. Students can compile their own individual selection from the areas of electrical engineering, IT, mechatronics and related fields.
Applied Research in Engineering Sciences (M. Sc.)
Master of Science (M. Sc.)
Summer & Winter
Yes Admission information
The master’s degree course Applied Research in Engineering Sciences enables holders of a good bachelor’s degree or Diplom to acquire a higher qualification in the field of applied research and development.
It is linked to an actual research project, with project work divided into phases over three semesters. In the first two semesters, the project work is backed up by courses that teach practical project management skills as well as providing more in-depth technical and scientific knowledge in selected subject areas depending on the project in question. In the third semester students write their master’s degree assignment. In the case of suitable projects it is also possible to spend time abroad with one of the university’s international partners.
Research Methods and Strategies 1
Project Work 1
Mathematics, Physics and Science Module
Research Methods and Strategies 2
Project Work 2
Students of Applied Research in Engineering Sciences may begin their course in the summer or winter semester. Please find all info on master application here.
Applications for this degree may be submitted through the online application system from 2 May to 15 July (for the winter semester) and from 15 November to 15 January (for the summer semester).
Bachelor’s degree with at least 210 ECTS credit points in the field of electrical engineering, IT, mechatronics, a related subject or an equivalent qualification, acquired either in Germany or abroad. As a general rule, a minimum duration of three and a half years or seven semesters is required in cases where applicants hold a bachelor’s degree that is not based on the ECTS credit point system. A decision is made each semester as to whether admission limitations apply and what these are. The grade average or waiting period required to gain a place is not stipulated in advance but will depend on the number of applications and capacity available.
Work in industrial research, pre-development and development as well as academic careers at universities and institutes.
The Applied Research course is a cross-university master's degree course.
The universities involved are: TH Nuremberg, OTH Regensburg, TH Deggendorf, HAW Augsburg, TH Amberg-Weiden, Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt and others.
Programme director and Academic advisor
The module handbook contains information on prerequisites, contents, learning outcomes, ECTS points, duration, work load, literature, references of the offered modules and lectures.
Modulhandbuch Stand WS 18/19 (pdf, German only)
Study and Examination Regulations
Study and examination regulations (SPO) (German only) deal with judicial matters concerning your study course. For more information please turn to the pages of the legal department.