The M.Sc. Management and Engineering in Structural Engineering and Risk Management of Industrial Facilities (MME-CONSTRUCT) is an industrial engineering Master's degree programme that will train you at the interface of technology and economics. Specialized engineers in the field of industrial facilities are in high demand, particularly in developing countries. The English-taught M.Sc. MME-CONSTRUCT is an international programme, focusing on structural engineering and risk management of industrial facilities. Particularly in conception and construction of industrial structures, design questions may arise in the interplay of mechanical and civil engineering principles. In order to address these specific needs, this course is designed as an interdisciplinary programme that includes not only technical, but also socioeconomic aspects of civil engineering.
The M.Sc. MME-CONSTRUCT comprises two semesters of lectures, exercises and practical courses in structural Engineering of industrial facilities at the RWTH Aachen University along with an eighteen-week management training at the Maastricht School of Management (MSM) in the Netherlands. The fourth semester constitutes the master thesis, which can be written either at RWTH or MSM.
The M.Sc. degree program shall generate highly qualified engineers with excellent knowledge in the field of industrial facilities and specific management skills. The program will combine structural engineering knowledge with an understanding of the social, economic and political impact of hazard events and intends to train engineers to provide holistic design solutions being able to work in both engineering and disaster management roles.During the management training at MSM, students are trained in small-groups to solve problems related to global transformation and sustainable competitiveness, organization development, and international project management. In addition, the RWTH School of Business and Economics contributes three management modules during the first year in Aachen.
The final master thesis is an independent, pre-defined scientific project to be completed in a fixed period of six months and can be written either at the RWTH Aachen University or the Maastricht School of Management. The master thesis is generally concluded by an oral presentation.
Graduates of this Master's degree programme will have gained the skill set and competences to work at the interface of technology and business administration. They are well-equipped to pursue careers in multidisciplinary fields of industrial facility design and bring management skills to industry, public sector and non-governmental organizations.This programme provides application-based knowledge for designing, constructing and monitoring structures during operation and accidental events in compliance with international building codes. Therefore, graduates will be enabled to carry out site- or structure-specific risk analysis using modern tools to estimate the threat of natural hazards. On top of that, the programme prepares its students for leadership roles in the designing and risk management sectors.RWTH International Academy has set itself the goal to empower MME-Construct students to have a smooth job entry or further develop their career after their studies.
Key features of our MME-Construct Career Services are:
After you complete the MME-TIME Programme, you will be skilled to work in top-level positions in a multitude of different areas of industry, research or in engineering consultancies. Our graduates are highly qualified for leading management positions in Germany, Europe, and the rest of the world. You will become part of an interdisciplinary group of talented international fellow students and a lively Alumni network that consists of more than 16,000 graduates of RWTH Aachen University.
In being awarded the RWTH Aachen University Master's Degree, graduates are also qualified for doctoral studies in case they have a total of 300 Credit Points.
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