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Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Production and Management

Managers and successors wanted! Especially in small and mid-sized companies, there is a great need for managers who can offer both technological expertise and management competence. We bring both of these areas together for you in this master's program, with practical and well-developed content.

Your heart beats for...

... Technology and digitization, Sustainability and responsibility, Production processes, Product development, Management, Practical part, Foreign language: English

A Degree Program with a Future

Type of Study

You can also complete this degree program while working through a self-organized program. This will extend your length of study.

Admission
  • Bachelor's degree with 210 credits and proof of an overall final grade of 2.4 or betterin the completed degree program. In specially justified cases, applicants with an overall final grade of less than 2.4 may also be admitted to the Master's degree program in Production and Management upon application. On a case-by-case basis, the Examination Board will review the application to ensure that the applicant has the necessary professional aptitude to successfully complete the degree program. Proof of professional experience gained after the first academic degree is of particular significance when deciding on admission.
  • German language level: C1

Structure and Contents of the Degree Program

1. Semester

  • Applied mathematics
  • Academic internship

2. Semester

  • English
  • Academic internship

3. Semester

  • Master's thesis
  • Colloquium

Focus area 

Mandatory elective module in management group

  • Innovation management
  • Accounting and finance
  • Global production
  • Business law
  • Data analytics
  • Sustainable development of wood technology Processes
  • Human resources
  • Data Structure for Production Technology
  • Strategic Management

Mandatory elective module in production and materials group

  • Tool and mold construction processes
  • Precision processing / technological optimization
  • Non-destructive material testing
  • Innovative material concepts
  • Special plastic processing procedures
  • Laser material processing
  • Industrial wood surface coatings
  • Structure and Processes of Logistics
  • Process stabilization
  • Automated Complex Installations
  • Advanced Production Technologies and Optimization
  • Rapid Development and Technologies
Acquired Knowledge and Skills

One particular strength of our degree program is its modern technical focus against the backdrop of digitization and sustainability in two mandatory elective module areas. In order to customize your studies, you can select from different modules for each of these areas.  

Production and materials: Modern production technologies and materials are presented, with advanced knowledge. 

Management: Knowledge from the areas of business administration, law, innovation management, HR, data analysis and processing, and strategic management is important for handling strategic issues in companies, general management, and personnel management positions.

Job Profiles

As a graduate of the master’s program, you will be qualified to perform management duties in small and mid-sized companies. Students enjoy career prospects in the following areas in the medium term:

  • Technical management and overall management in mid-sized companies
  • Management positions in large companies and public institutions (such as operational management, production management, corporate planning, product planning, organizational development, and project coordination)
  • Management of research and development units
  • Corporate advising
  • Corporate founding
Cooperation With Companies

Numerous cooperations with standardization bodies (such as DIN, VDI, VDMA) and associations as well as relevant companies in the industry. 

Research in the Department

Production and wood engineering departmental research covers the entire supply chain of an industrial company – from market research to development, design, purchasing, work preparations, manufacturing, logistics, and sales, to name just a few research areas.

Topics: Production engineering, wood engineering, industrial engineering, and digital engineering.

Our fields of research

As Graduate You Contribute to...

... the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations

  • directly to decent work and economic growth
  • directly to industry, innovation and infrastructure
  • directly to responsible consumption and production

Studying at Innovation Campus Lemgo

Our Innovation Campus in Lemgo

At the Innovation Campus in Lemgo, you will study at one of the most exciting technology locations in NRW. Here you will find state-of-the-art laboratories and teaching rooms as well as science-to-business factories. For example, the Centrum Industrial IT, in which companies from all over East Westphalia-Lippe (OWL) have their branches. Or the Smart Factory OWL, which showcases data and AI management. In the Future Food Factory OWL, which is unique in Europe, something similar is happening in relation to food production. New work and transfer meet at InnovationSPIN. Here, TH OWL, the district administration and the skilled trades demonstrate transparent cooperation and a spirit that allows new things to emerge. In addition to Fraunhofer IOSB-INA, the campus is also home to two vocational schools and the national handball league team TBV Lemgo-Lippe. And best of all, the campus also has student residence halls with short distances to the university and the city.

Campus Life

Profile

Degree Course:
Production and Management
Degree:
Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Study model:
Full-time
Admission:
Non-restricted
Standard period of study:
3 semester
Start:
Summer semester, Winter semester
Course language:
German
Location:
Innovation Campus Lemgo
Tuition Fees:
None
Preparatory courses:
no

Application periods:

Germany and EU Countries
Winter Semester: 02.05. – 15.07.
Summer Semester: 17.11. – 15.02.
Currently no application possible

Non-EU Countries
Winter Semester: 01.04. – 15.07.
Summer Semester: 17.11. – 15.01.
Currently no application possible