Areas of focus

In the three semesters of the Master of Mechatronic Systems you will specialize in computer science, electrical engineering or mechanical engineering. You select the areas you would like to specialize in from the 9 subjects offered, which include image processing, electronics, data analysis, embedded systems, signal processing and simulations. The programme also includes research practicals, project work and management skills. The master's thesis is written in the third semester. At the end of the programme on the University Campus in Tuttlingen a Master of Science (MSc) is awarded.

  • Electronics
  • Computer Science
  • Model building and simulation
  • Signal processing
  • Engineering mathematics

Target group

The Mechatronic Systems master's programme is aimed at mechanical, electrical, mechatronics or medical engineers who wish to gain a deeper understanding of mechatronics.

Why study mechatronics?

  • Young, interdisciplinary field
  • Highly innovative specialist area
  • Excellent job and career perspectives
  • Diverse career pathways in all engineering sectors
  • Employment opportunities at home and abroad
  • R&D opportunities with a master's degree
  • Opportunity to take doctorate

Why study on the Tuttlingen Campus?

  • Workplace-relevant programme in welcoming environment
  • Current course content, cutting-edge technological standards
  • Ultra-modern labs and equipment
  • Wide range of media
  • Cooperation with companies
  • Modern teaching methods
  • Contact with industry from the first semester on
  • Direct contact with more than 100 leading companies
  • Programme developed together with industry
  • Use of companies' own labs
Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes - subject knowledge and skills

  • Advanced specialist knowledge of mechanical, electrical engineering or computer science
  • Advanced knowledge of mathematics and engineering
  • Ability to take integrated view of and carry out interdisciplinary analysis and design of mechatronics systems

Learning outcomes - transferable skills

  • Ability to formulate, present and discuss specialist subjects and solutions for other specialists and customers
  • Ability to assume leadership positions in R&D of mechatronic systems
  • Project management and teamworking skills
  • Decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Strong capacity for independent, scientific work

Learning outcomes - employability skills

  • Development of mechatronic products and systems in various sectors (incl. medical technology, mechanical engineering, automotive or general automation technology))
  • Assistance in the research of mechatronic components and systems
  • Sales of mechatronic solutions
  • Self-employment or assumption of leadership responsibilities