Materials Science

Master of Science 

Standard Period of Study: 4 semesters
Teaching Language: English

How is the program structured?

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The Module Guide describes the modules and the required courses belonging to the module. The Module Guide (also called module handbook) is published in the Campus Management System C@MPUS.

Compact Overview of M.Sc. Materials Science (details here)

To finish the Master degree, modules must be completed in the total amout of 120 CP (CP = credit point; 1 CP equals 30 h) divided into four areas:

1. Compulsory Materials Science Modules (51 CP)
2. Compulsory Elective Materials Science Modules (30 CP)
Name CP
Modules from 1. specialization subject 12-18
Modules from 2. specialization subject 12-18
Sum 30
3. Compulsory Elective General Studies Modules (9 CP)
Name CP
Engineering Science modules 0-9
General Skills modules 0-9
Sum 9
4. Thesis Preparation and Master Thesis (30 CP)
Name CP
Practical Skills and Project Planning already included in "Compulsory Material Science Modules"
Master Thesis 30
Specialization Subjects for Area 2

Two Specialization Subjects can be chosen from:

  • Advanced Materials Characterization
  • Functional Materials
  • Inorganic Materials Chemistry
  • Materials Theory and Simulation
  • Metals and Structural Materials
  • Nanomaterials and Surfaces
  • Polymer Science and Plastics Engineering
  • Soft Matter and Bio-Materials

More Information on M.Sc. Materials Science

Please check "Details for studying" for details on the Materials Science M. Sc. study program including details on the Master Thesis.


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