Industrial Engineering and Maintenance and Operation

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: German English
Deadline: Jun 15, 2021
StudyQA ranking:723 Duration:7 semestrs

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The Bachelor's programme Industrial Engineering at the European Campus Rottal-Inn is for those who are interested in a career in the field of energy and resource efficiency. A sound technical and economic knowledge base will be provided. Those who are interested in renewable energies and related engineering as well as maintenance, repair and operation in connection with economic viability and project management will be very satisfied in the Bachelor of Industrial Engineering programme. A further important component of the programme is the development of language and intercultural competencies, including the specialisation in a particular cultural and economic region.
All of these particular aspects will be the focus of the Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering with a focus on "Maintenance - Repair - Operation" (MRO) at the European Campus Rottal-Inn in Pfarrkirchen.
The Bachelor's programme has a standard period of study of seven semesters, with six academic semesters and one practical semester. The sixth semester is designated as the practical semester. The Bachelor's thesis can be written in German or in English.
For all courses, ECTS credit points (European Credit Transfer System) are awarded.
After having successfully completed the programme and the Bachelor's thesis, students will be awarded with the academic degree Bachelor of Engineering (BEng).

Educational organisation

Semester 1:
Analytical Principles of Engineering
Informatics 1
Exercises in Practical Informatics
Technical Mechanics (statics, material strength)
Marketing
Fundamentals of Business Administration
Business English 1

Semester 2:
Mathematics for Engineering
Informatics 2
Legal Framework for Energy
Taxes
Physics
Chemistry
Biology
Technical English 1
Methods in Academic Writing and Research

Selection of a major by the end of the second semester, either "Engineer" or "Manager"

Semester 3:
Mandatory subjects for both majors:
Fundamentals of Renewable Energies
Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering
Energy Plant Engineering
Business English 2
Technical English 2
Language II Level A1 Step 1

Mandatory subjects - Manager:
Financing
Capital Budgeting and Technical Controlling

Mandatory electives:
Fundamentals of Process Engineering
Construction
Chemistry/Biology Lab
Cost Accounting
Budgeting
Environment and Climate
Principles of Quality Management
Human Resource Management
Statistics
Geographic Information Systems

Semester 4:
A semester abroad is possible

Mandatory subjects for both majors:
Production System Engineering
Logistics
Language II Level A1 Step 2
General mandatory elective 1

Mandatory subject - Engineer:
Fundamentals of Measurement and Control Engineering

Mandatory electives:
Chemical and Biotechnological Process Engineering
Fluid and Energy Technology (incl. lab)
Physics Lab
Work Safety
Maintenance, Repair and Operation Strategies
Strategic Planning
National Political Economics
Operational Organisation
Regional, Global Economic Regions
Certification Systems (LCA)
Quality Methods (Six Sigma)
Labour Law and Employee Management
Data Communication and Processing / Industry 4.0
Data and Signal Acquisition and Processing

Semester 5:
A semester abroad is possible.

Mandatory subjects for both majors:
Renewable Energy Systems
Operations Research, esp. Workforce Planning
English Level C1
Language II Level A1 Step 3
Intercultural Basic Module
Language and Economic Region Specialisation
Project with Report
General Mandatory Elective 2

Mandatory subjects - Engineer:
Applied Measurement Engineering with exercises
Applied Control Engineering with exercises

Mandatory electives:
Materials
Conventional Energy Technology
Process Reliability
Project Management
International Political Economics
Business Planning
Enterprise Information Systems
Energy and Resource Efficiency
Human/Machine Interaction

Semester 6:
Practical semester incl. supplementary courses of instruction (PLV)

Semester 7:
Mandatory subjects for both majors:
Final Presentation of Bachelor thesis
Bachelor's thesis

Mandatory electives:
LEAN-Management (Value Stream Mapping) and FMEA
Process Optimisation in Control and Systems Engineering
Innovation Management
Start-up Management
International Linkages
Energy Markets
Economic Geography

Study abroad unit(s)

Students have the possibility to study abroad at a partner university in the fourth and/or fifth semester.

Internships

An internship of 18 weeks is to be completed between the fourth and seventh semester.

Forms of assessment

  • Written exams
  • Seminar papers
  • Student research projects / project with report
  • Bachelor's thesis

Course objectives

A particular emphasis will be on the acquisition of fundamental knowledge in the areas of maintenance and repair as well as operation engineering and management. Some of the topics covered include the following: sustainability, renewable energies, process and operation technology, IT in plant and equipment engineering (Industry / Energy 4.0), leadership, investment and financing, business and operational processes, logistics, maintenance, repair strategies, operation strategies and planning. A further important component of the programme is the development of language and intercultural competencies, including the specialisation in a particular cultural and economic region.
Graduates of the Industrial Engineering programme will possess the best qualifications and know-how to work in a national and international context in fields such as facility planning and engineering, service and maintenance engineering, maintenance, repair and operation management as well as in controlling for technical fields and in project management.

Language requirements

International applicants do not have to provide proof of German knowledge.
However, the German level A2 has to be reached by the end of the programme.

International applicants must provide proof of having achieved a minimum of level B2 in English at the beginning of the first semester: TOEFL iBT score 64, TOEIC at least 75% of maximum points, Cambridge Certificate FCE, CAE or CPE.
TOEIC can be completed at our university.

German applicants must provide proof of having achieved a minimum of level B2 in English by the end of the second semester.

Academic requirements

General university entrance qualification

Enrolment fees

Enrolment fees are 52 EUR per semester.

Costs of living

Food and accommodation amount to approx. 650 EUR per month.

Job opportunities

There are various job opportunities in and around Pfarrkirchen.

Funding opportunities within the university

Funding opportunities include scholarships for the acquisition of books and travel expenses, or full scholarships.

Arrival support

The contact person for new students is Friedrich Münch (friedrich.muench@th-deg.de).
He supports international students regarding all concerns at the beginning of their studies in Pfarrkirchen.
Student members of the "RESP e.V." club ("Respect other cultures, European mind, Students, Pfarrkirchen") help international students and offer support prior to the beginning of their studies.

Services and support for international students

The contact person for international students is Friedrich Münch (friedrich.muench@th-deg.de).
He supports international students regarding all concerns during their studies in Pfarrkirchen.
Student members of the "RESP e.V." club ("Respect other cultures, European mind, Students, Pfarrkirchen") support international students throughout their time in Pfarrkirchen.

Accommodation

There are several flats available in Pfarrkirchen. A dormitory is planned.
Please see: https://www.th-deg.de/en/study-with-us/accommodation
Our International Office will support you in finding accommodation.
If you have any questions, please contact us via e-mail: welcome@th-deg.de.
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