M.Sc. in Management and Engineering in Technology, Innovation, Marketing and Entrepreneurship (MME-TIME)
The application portal will remain open until 1 March 2017 for applicants from outside Europe and until 15 July 2017 for European applicants. We strongly encourage you to apply as early as possible, as applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.
The application portal for the next intake (winter semester 2017/18) is open now for EU students:www.rwth-aachen.de/ioam
Applicants from Germany have to follow a different process, please follow the instructionshere.
An award-winning blended-learning programme delivered in partnership with Cambridge Digital Innovation at Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge
Designed for professionals with a STEM Background (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), the MME-TIME provides you with the skills and tools needed to succeed in the digitized economy. The programme is offered by one of the leading integrated universities of technology in Europe, RWTH Aachen University, with close to 150 years of expertise in producing cutting-edge research and Cambridge Digital Innovation at Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge.
In the course of the programme, you will learn the latest developments in laser technologies, digital and additive manufacturing, robotics, big data technologies, sustainable energy technologies, and many more. These technological modules will be accompanied by a profound management education where you will learn how to leverage and commercialize these technologies successfully.
Graduates of the programme will have a truly interdisciplinary mindset that is necessary for solving the great technological, managerial, and societal challenges of our time. Hence, the programme is ideally suited for professionals with a STEM background that wish to deepen their knowledge on state-of-the-art technologies but also aim for a management position in their next career step.
An entirely distinctive element is the possibility to tailor the programme around the needs and time frame of the participants. With the help of the latest digital and blended learning technologies, you can choose to study mainly from your home location or from Aachen and can also study at your own preferred pace.
Why you should choose the MME-TIME programme:
Enrolling in MME-TIME will help you prepare for a successful career in the digitized economy, and there are many good reasons why:
Excellent reputation: RWTH Aachen University enjoys an excellent reputation across the world for cutting-edge research in engineering and technology and is synonymous with German engineering.
Leading innovation ecosystems: The programme takes you to some of the most exciting innovation ecosystems in the world. Apart from Aachen, you will complete a Cambridge Ecosystem Practicum delivered by Cambridge Digital Innovation (CDI) at Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge. You may also complete courses offered by MIT professional education in Boston (additional fees might apply).
Interdisciplinary thinking: The courses in the programme will help you acquire advanced knowledge in both management and engineering and will equip you with a truly interdisciplinary profile and mindset that are increasingly sought in corporations and start-ups alike.
Fully customizable: The entire programme is structured around your individual needs. You can decide if you want to study full-time or part-time, at your home location or on-campus in Aachen, Cambridge, or Boston. This will allow you to build an optimal learning experience.
Mixed pedagogy: The programme uses a great variety of learning styles and teaching methods. Lectures, case studies, applied projects, group work, topical debates, and lab sessions provide a varied and lively learning experience.
Leadership potential: Acquire the skills and tools to manage organizational as well as technological change and learn how to lead the digital transformation in your industry through innovation, marketing, and entrepreneurship.
Preliminary Study Plan
The MME-TIME programme offers you a profound management education accompanied by courses focusing on the latest developments in state-of-the-art technologies. The programme consists of four different blocks, which you may customize to design your individual profile:
Management Essentials: This block focuses on the essentials of conceptualizing and commercializing innovations and consists of six core courses (Digital Transformation & Information Systems Management, Entrepreneurial Management, Marketing Management, Production Management, Strategic Management, Technology & Innovation Management)
Management Electives: This block allows you to focus your management studies by selecting up to four courses. Choose between different specializations such as Technology Manager, Technology Entrepreneur, or Technology Marketer. The Cambridge Ecosystem Practicum is also part of this block and you may choose to attend courses offered by MIT Professional Education.
Technology Electives: This block focuses on your technological education and allows you to choose up to four courses from a great range of electives, including Production Technologies, Laser Technologies, Sustainable Energy Technologies, Robotic Technologies and many others.
Master Thesis: Through writing a Master Thesis at the end of the Programme, you demonstrate your ability to solve a managerial or technological challenge using methods of scientific inquiry.
Flexible part-time studying
A key feature of the programme is the possibility to customize the delivery mode and the time frame according to your individual needs. To this end, we rely on the latest technologies in digital and blended learning. You may choose to complete the courses from your home location without having to interrupt your career or on-campus in Aachen, Cambridge, and Boston. You may also opt to study full-time (three semesters) or part-time (six semesters).
Building and modelling our students’ future career is one of our key strengths. RWTH International Academy has set itself the goal to empower students to have a smooth job entry or further develop their career after their MME-TIME studies.
Key features of our MME-TIME Career Services are:
Access to a strong network from various industries and business fields
Our online job platform which enables matching and direct contact to future employers
Individual career coaching and professional orientation
Application trainings and workshops:
How to apply in Germany
CV and Cover letter training
Job interview training
Company presentations and lectures on campus
Networking and recruiting events
After you complete the MME-TIME Programme, you will be skilled to work in top-level positions in a multitude of different areas of industry, research or in engineering consultancies. Our graduates are highly qualified for leading management positions in Germany, Europe, and the rest of the world. You will become part of an interdisciplinary group of talented international fellow students and a lively Alumni network that consists of more than 16,000 graduates of RWTH Aachen University.
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M.Sc. Degree programme - Blended-Learning
3 semesters (full-time) – 6 semesters (part-time)
30,000 EUR for the entire program (incl. Cambridge Ecosystem Practicum in Cambridge, UK) payable in three installments This corresponds to 5,000 EUR per semester if you study part-time (i.e. 6 semesters) and 10,000 EUR per semester if you study full-time (i.e. 3 semesters).