M.Sc. Management and Engineering in Production Systems

Nationals of the European Union and "Bildungsinländer" can now apply until July 15, 2018. Apply here for the Winter Semester 2018/19! Find our step-by-step guide for your application at RWTH Aachen University here.

Graduates with the skills to understand both the art of management and complex engineering processes are increasingly sought after in today's industrial world. The Master of Science in Management and Engineering in Production Systems is a unique program conducted as a cooperation between two European high level universities well-reputed in their specific fields. The German RWTH Aachen University holds one of the best faculties of mechanical engineering in the world and conducts the program’s engineering part. The Dutch Maastricht School of Management (MSM) has a worldwide reputation for its programs in business and management teaching.

Our Engineering graduates...

  • work at companies such as Anvis, BASF, Continental, Fiat, Ford, Kautex, Liebherr, Rolls Royce, Toyota, 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 %)

This M.Sc. program provides Basic education and professional foundation for industrial engineering specialists. Industrial engineers that stand out for their ability to integrate scientific principles, engineering knowledge, and management techniques for innovative problem solving.

Programme Details

Study in two European countries!

Engineering & Management at RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Management at Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands

As an industrial engineer you will…

  • design, direct, monitor and optimise production processes (lean buffering design, efficient raw material processing, product quality, etc.)
  • develop management control systems to make financial planning and cost analysis more efficient
  • manage employees from various engineering disciplines as well as cross-disciplinary and global teams
  • identify and realise measures for yield improvement, test optimisation and product cost-ability methods
  • select or develop the adequate innovative production machines and assembly systems for state-of-the-art manufacturing planning
  • deal with cost and investment analyses

...to make a difference. Is this you?

The programme Master of Science in Management and Engineering in Production Systems combines the wide range of applied science, engineering and management disciplines represented in production systems.

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Study format:
M.Sc. degree programme
2 years
Credit points:
120 CP
Course fees:
5,900 euros per semester (from WS 19/20)
M.Sc. (RWTH)