Bachelor of Engineering

Business Administration and Engineering – Engineering Management

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Engineering management for the workplace

Our TMB bachelor's degree programme is aimed at those who may not have a high school diploma, but who have completed technical vocational and advanced training. In six semesters, our Business Administration and Engineering graduates gain comprehensive skills in the areas of in technology, business, communication and organisation while still working! Depending on the requirements, the course may be extended by one practical semester.

  • ECTS: 180 ECTS
  • Programme duration: 6 semesters
  • Campus: Furtwangen
  • Faculty: Business Administration and Engineering
  • Programme begins: winter semester (October)
  • Application deadline: 30 September
  • Entry requirements: Completed further education based on technical vocational training
  • Teaching language: German
  • Accreditation: yes (accredited through the university system accreditation)
  • Also on board We offer this course in cooperation with the Schwarzwald-Baar-Heuberg Chamber of Industry and Commerce. Together, we are committed to offering professional practitioners a flexible solution for further training!
  • Promotion pre-programmed Engineering management and innovation are a constant challenge for companies. Medium-sized companies in particular have a huge need for skilled professionals and managers!
  • The requirements TMB was developed for career-minded participants who have already completed the highest Chamber of Commerce qualification - Certified Technical Business Administrator (IHK).
  • Diverse topics The course teaches the basics of business and technology. The timetable includes topics from electrical engineering to marketing, from design to law, from mechanics to quality management.

Details of the programme

Programme content and structure

A full timetable

The TMB degree programme teaches the skills and specialist knowledge required for technical and business management positions in industry.
The curriculum includes the following subjects:

  • Fundamentals of business & technology
  • Basic skills of the industrial engineer
  • Electrical engineering & electronics
  • Mechanics & materials
  • Business management & law
  • Design & product development
  • Marketing & Communication
  • Measurement & Automation
  • Quality & Service Management
  • Development & production management
  • Practical applications

The bachelor's thesis is completed in the sixth semester.  The programme is completed with the award of the state-recognised "Bachelor of Engineering" (BEng) degree.

Entry requirements

The costs

As a part-time study progamme, TMB is subject to tuition fees. Total fees of €11,000 are charged for the course, plus teaching materials. Payment in installments is possible.

What's included

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Special features

Study in the evenings and at weekends

To ensure that the course can be taken while working, lectures are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings (6.00 - 9.15pm), and classes are also held on Saturdays from 8.00am to 4.00pm. This allows you to study alongside your job for six semesters!

Your career prospects

Graduates of the Bachelor in Business Administration and Engineering - Technology Management are awarded the academic degree of "Bachelor of Engineering" (BEng). They are specialists in market-oriented technology management and innovation based on comprehensive know-how in the areas of technology, business, communication and organisation, typically in medium-sized companies.

Technology management and innovation are a constant challenge for market-oriented companies, which medium-sized companies in particular are facing on an ongoing basis. As a result, there is an ongoing need for qualified specialists and managers in this area.

Faculty of Business Administration and Engineering

When you study at the Faculty of Business Administration and Engineering (WING), you combine engineering with your interest in business! Our graduates are all-rounders who are therefore sought-after specialists and managers on the job market. Whether advertising or marketing, innovative design or process optimisation – our courses are all about developing and creating the products of tomorrow! With our master's degree programmes, we offer in-depth areas of specialisation that build on the bachelor's degree and qualify our students for management positions.

Find out more about the Faculty of Business Administration and Engineering (WING)


HFU is one of the strongest research universities in the country. Production technology and smart systems are among our main areas of research. Our students are involved in many research projects in these areas!

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    Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Ute Diemar