Business Administration/Industrial Engineering – specialising in Materials Science

Bachelor of Science; tuition language: German

Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen — technische Fachrichtung Materialwissenschaft, B.Sc.


All Business Engineering degree programmes at the Technical University of Darmstadt are defined by their distinct interdisciplinary nature. They contain parts of both Business Studies (Business Administration and Economics) and Law on the one hand, and Engineering on the other to nearly the same extent.

The programme is located at the interface of Business Studies and Materials Science. Courses from these two areas make up the largest part of the studies. Furthermore, the programme includes modules from the areas of Mathematics and Legal Studies.

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Degree, duration Bachelor of Science, 6 semesters
Language German. Individual courses can be offered in English. Please be aware that scientific literature is be read and edited also in English.
Admission Applying with international qualifications (language requirements, application deadlines): International Admission
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Online Self-Assessment for selecting a course of study. A programme-specific Online Self-Assessment is currently developed. Meanwhile, please do the Online Self-Assessment for the Materials Science (Materialwissenschaft) part.
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The consecutive English degree programme Business Administration/Industrial Engineering – specialising in Materials Science, M.Sc. is in preparation for winter semester 2025/2026.

Please note that admission to the Master’s Degree programme may also depend on additional requirements. This particularly applies to non-consecutive courses of study (meaning with a Bachelor’s degree in a different area of focus or field of study than the desired Master’s degree programme) and to applicants of other universities. Regarding further questions please contact the respective departmental advisor’s office.

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Business Engineering graduates work at the interface of technological and business needs. Development, marketing, and product life cycles, for example, are much shorter today than only a few years ago. Therefore, business or construction and marketing procedures must be concluded simultaneously more often than before. For this interface requirement, business engineers are equipped with the necessary skills in both fields. Graduates of the Business Engineering – Technical Field of Study Material Science programme can find employment in areas such as material development, material technology (i.e. the development of new production and processing methods), applications engineering, materials testing/quality control, and failure analysis as well as consulting and service businesses. They can find work in the industrial sector and research institutions but also in administration or the insurance sector.

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