M.Sc. Management and Engineering in Structural Engineering and Risk Management of Industrial Facilities

M.Sc. MME-CONSTRUCT is an interdisciplinary degree program at RWTH Aachen University. It comprises two semesters of lectures, exercises and practical courses in structural engineering with the focus on industrial facilities, whereas the third semester may be regarded as a management semester. During the fourth semester, students can choose to write their Masters thesis on a topic in the field of engineering or management, as well as a combination of both. For further information, please refer to the Program Objectives, Teaching Concepts, and Program Details below.

Non-EU Applicants: December 1 - March 1

EU Applicants: March 2 - July 15


Study format:
M.Sc. Degree Program
2 years (4 semesters)
B.Sc./ B.Tech./ B.Eng. & 1 year work experience
Credit points:
120 ECTS
Course fees:
EUR 5,500 per semester
M.Sc. (RWTH, university degree)
Program Objectives
Teaching Concepts
Program Details

Our Structural Engineering and Risk Management students learn how to…

  • conduct quantitative risk assessments at industrial facilities;
  • develop and implement risk and emergency management strategies;
  • design, construct and monitor industrial structures;
  • ensure compliance with international building and safety codes;
  • tackle economic and managerial challenges in today's global market.


Our engineering graduates of all programs...

  • work at companies such as Anvis, BASF, Continental, Fiat, Ford, Kautex, Liebherr, Rolls Royce, Toyota and Volkswagen;
  • are very successful on the job market: half of our graduates find employment within a month of graduating and two thirds within three months;
  • increase their salary by more than 50% (about 40% of all graduates).


Program Structure

  • Semester I & II: Lectures, exercises, and practical courses for a greater focus on the field structural engineering of industrial facilities and one course in the field of management at RWTH Aachen University
  • Semester III: Greater focus on the field of management and a lesser focus on the field structural engineering of industrial facilities with two courses
  • Semester IV: Master's Thesis