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Welcome to the website of the automation technology master’s course - a highly interdisciplinary master’s degree at RWTH Aachen University! It is located in three faculties at the same time and is therefore unique at RWTH Aachen University.

Programme Structure

  • Advanced area with 10 to 20 credit points:
    Depending on the bachelor's degree, you can listen to the subjects of the other specialist disciplines. This aligns the different prior knowledge
  • Compulsory area with 30 credit points:
    Here you learn the tools of automation technology. In particular, there are compulsory subjects related to the four questions listed above
  • Specialization area with 10 to 25 credit points:
    A methodological elective area
  • Area of ??application with 10 to 20 credit points:
    A practical elective area
  • Rounding off area with 4 credit points:
    A non-technical elective area
  • Master's thesis with 30 credit points:
    The master's thesis can not only be written externally, but also internally at several faculties - a unique selling point at RWTH

The distribution of the credit points among the areas depends on the Bachelor degree. The subjects selected by the student are recorded in a study plan that has to be approved.

After successfully completing the master’s degree, students are awarded the academic degree of Master of Science RWTH Aachen University.

Entry Requirement

  • First university degree, required qualifications according to the examination regulations
  • Proficiency in German

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