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Systems Engineering for Manufacturing, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
University rank #601 (ARWU) Magdeburg, Germany
The master program Systems Engineering for Manufacturing at the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg aims at domestic and international students with a bachelor's degree from scientific engineering areas. It provides skills to question existing solutions and to apply scientific methods to develop new solutions in the field of engineering and use of product and production systems. 
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The master program Systems Engineering for Manufacturing at the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg is focused on subjects relevant in the field of production systems It provides knowledge and skills related to the location crossing engineering of new production systems based on the products to be manufactured as well as to life-cycle management of production systems.

It provides expertise for the engineering and control of production systems and enables the identification and meaningful application of dependencies between different parts and/or aspects of production systems.

Programme Structure

The master’s program covers the methodical basis for the engineering of production systems exploiting the paradigm of systems of systems.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

A minimum grade point average of 2,50 on the German scale.

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Very good knowledge in fields of engineering science
  • Interest in the use of complex engineering methodologies in engineering applications
  • Interest in solving complex problems in industry and research
  • Enjoying interdisciplinary work and team work

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Magdeburg

  • 730 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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