If you want to develop as a professional while pursuing your work or other duties outside university, this flexible distance learning program will be ideal for you, provided:
You have a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) background, at least one year of full-time work experience and want to deepen your knowledge of state-of-the-art technologies and innovation and technology management.
You are passionate about engineering and technology, but want to move beyond a narrow technical role and towards a leadership position at the intersection of management and technology.
You want to learn how to leverage emerging technologies into profitable and sustainable business models that allow you to lead the technological transformation in your industry rather than just following it – either as a manager in an established organization or as an entrepreneur in your own business.
You strive for flexibility in learning due to your job, your family, or other duties – but also want to interact with fellow students and instructors to build and extend your professional network.
Our award-wining distance learning program combines rigorous digital education and fascinating residential weeks to provide you with a highly flexible and immersive learning experience.
Your Professional Development
The MME-TIME has been carefully designed to equip ambitious professionals – who have a STEM background such as you – with a distinct set of skills needed to succeed in a digitized and globalized economy. Enrolling in the program will allow you to develop the following:
A profound management education focused on innovation, entrepreneurship and marketing that will enable you to acquire the management skills necessary to leverage new technologies and build successful business models around them.
Selected technology electives delivered either online or in form of residential weeks on campus, including laser technologies, advanced data analysis or data mining will allow you to experience the best of German engineering and stay abreast of the latest technological developments in your field.
Applied projects focusing on real-world managerial or technological challenges will help you put your knowledge into practice and harness the full potential of interdisciplinary thinking.
As a key feature, the distance learning program includes two residential weeks and will take you to Aachen and Cambridge as two of the most dynamic innovation ecosystems.
Your Career Prospects
Completing the MME-TIME program will prepare you for a successful career at the intersection of management and technology. In the program, you will learn how to combine deep technological and managerial knowledge so that you can contribute to solving the grand challenges of our time in a truly interdisciplinary fashion. As a graduate of one of Germany’s most prestigious universities of technology and its innovative business school, you will speak the language of both engineers and managers. This will position you to work at the exciting interface of management and technology.
Engineering or Management Consulting: You are responsible for planning and implementing complex consulting projects in technology or management fields.
Product Management: You are responsible for the development of technical products or service systems.
Business Development: You are responsible for the development and implementation of new business models and ideas.
Technology and Innovation Management: You are responsible for the R&D and the strategic innovation processes.
Technology Marketing and Sales: Your are responsible for the creation of marketing and sales strategies for high-tech products and services.
Project Management: You have the supervision and responsibility of complex technical projects.
The M.Sc. degree granted by RWTH Aachen University will also enable you to pursue an academic career and continue studying towards a PhD in fields such as technology and innovation management, marketing, or entrepreneurship*.
Whichever path you choose to follow after graduation, our dedicated team of experts in the career and entrepreneurship centers will accompany you on that journey and help you decide how to best realize your ambitions. We seek to place our graduates in global technology blue chips, hidden technology champions, leading technology consultancies and fast-growing technology ventures. The Entrepreneurship Center at RWTH Aachen University also has a long track record of supporting innovative startups by our graduates – between 70 to 100 every year.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.Schedule TOEFL®
Minimum required score:
The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.Schedule TOEFL®
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.
Minimum required score (Grade B):
C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.
Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.
List of Documents to complete your application:
English Language Requirements:
Certified proof of your competence in the English language through the completion of one of the accepted examinations listed below:
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
RWTH Business School Time Scholarship
The RWTH Business School offers several partial scholarships of up to €3,000 to be awarded for academic excellence, technology leadership and technology entrepreneurship. This scholarship has been designed to support highly qualified students in pursuing a Master´s degree program at RWTH Business School. The scholarship covers of up to €3,000 of the tuition fees for the MME-TIME.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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