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Master course Mechanical Engingeering

The Master's program in Mechanical Engineering is the next step for students who want to deepen their understanding of mechanical engineering after completing a Bachelor's, Diplom or equivalent degree. The program teaches students to critically examine scientific findings and independently apply scientific and engineering methods.

The Master's program in Mechanical Engineering is fully accredited; graduates receive a Master of Engineering (M.Eng.). This makes them eligible to become managers in public service.

Being an internationally recognized and well-known degree, a Master's in Mechanical Engineering opens up excellent career prospects at multinational corporations. This is an advanced academic degree that entitles graduates to pursue a doctorate at a research university.

Mechanical Engineering


Study counselling
Study counselling Oliver Landau Dipl.-Ing.
Oliver Landau

Contact details
Consultant Mechanical Engineering
Technische Hochschule
Georg Agricola
Herner Straße 45

Phone: (0234) 968 3370
Fax: (0234) 968 3706
E-mail: oliver.landau(at) thga.de
Building 8, Room 216
More (german)

Final degree

Master of Engineering (M.Eng.)

Study duration

  • 6 semester (part-time study)


Application deadlines:

  • for winter semester: 15th July
  • for sommer semester: 15th January


  • completed university study in field Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering or a compareable field (Bachelor or diploma (FH), grade minimum "B")
  • Otherwise: Individual qualifying examination

International applicants must present transcript and other documents that prove that they are entitled to attend a university in their home country, and that this entitlement is equivalent to the German Fachhochschulreife. Alternatively, they can preent (a) documents that show that they have passed the tests granting them the Fachhochschulreife, or (b) foreign documents recognized by the Ministry of Education that show they have obtained the Fachhochschulreife or the allgemeine Hochschulreife.

Chinese applicants are also required to present the certificate granted by the Academic Testing Center (Akademische Prüfstelle - APS) of the German Embassy in Beijing.

Moroccan applicants must attend a one-year college preparatory program (Studienkolleg). Alternatively, they can present a general or technical baccalaurèat along with documents showing that they successfully completed one year of studies in Morocco in a degree program similar of the one they are applying for.

International students must also present proof that their German language skills are adequate (DSH test, TestDaF).