Mathematics, Engineering & Production

Systems Engineering

Systems Engineering

Master

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Nowadays, many technical and engineering products are equipped with electrotechnical and automation components. Subsequently, the significance of control software is increasing to such an extent that interdisciplinary cooperation between the fields of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and computer science has become indispensable; today's technical systems must be conceived from the outset as integrated systems (software/hardware co-design). Thus, there is not only increasingly a need for graduates of individual disciplines to obtain su... more » more »


Basic data

Title on graduation

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Standard course length

3 Semester

ECTS-Credits

sole subject
90CP

Language of delivery (mainly)

German

Admission requirements

For inclusion in a master's degree is the completion of studies at the Bachelor's level requirement.
The subject-specific entry requirements are set out in the current Aufnahme-/Zulassungsordnung (admission regulations).
It also includes the different deadlines for the provision of evidence.

More information at Application and enrolment

Enrolment for new students

for winter and for summer semester

without restriction

Deadlines for applications/enrolment

15.07. resp. 15.01.

Enrolment for advanced students

for winter and for summer semester

without restriction

Deadlines for applications/enrolment

15.07. resp. 15.01.

DESCRIPTION OF SUBJECT

Nowadays, many technical and engineering products are equipped with electrotechnical and automation components. Subsequently, the significance of control software is increasing to such an extent that interdisciplinary cooperation between the fields of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and computer science has become indispensable; today's technical systems must be conceived from the outset as integrated systems (software/hardware co-design). Thus, there is not only increasingly a need for graduates of individual disciplines to obtain supplementary qualifications in order to make the cooperation feasible, but also a demand for a separate generalised qualification in interdisciplinary systems development.

The master´s programme Systems Engineering is carried out by the three faculties:

  • Faculty 01: Physics / Electrical Engineering,
  • Faculty 03: Mathematics / Computer Science, and
  • Faculty 04: Production Engineering – Mechanical Engineering and Process Engineering (leading faculty).

Thus, this master´s programme offers qualifications in the three main disciplines: electrical engineering, computer science and production technology, allowing students to study interdisciplinary and providing them a wide overview of technical systems. Due to the fact that this programme defines four specializations, students are given the opportunity to gain a very specific knowledge in one or more areas:

  • automation and robotics,
  • embedded systems and system software,
  • mechatronics, and
  • production engineering.

For students who aim for a career in research and science, the master´s programme Systems Engineering may be carried out in a field of study with a greater focus on scientific work and research, proving students with the opportunity to gain basic knowledge in scientific work.

OCCUPATIONAL FIELDS AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Subsequent non-teaching occupational fields

Some of the possible fields of activity after graduation are:

  • development,
  • programming of complex systems and systems at industrial companies and research institutions, or
  • operational organisation (work preparation, technical EDV).

Teacher training (Lehramt)

No courses available for students training to be teachers at state-run schools

Possibilities for additional qualifications

Systems Engineering graduates qualify for admission to doctoral studies and further career steps in a scientific and research-oriented working environment.

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS OF PROGRAM

No online courses currently available for this program.

Stages of study / curricula / description of modules

The master´s programme Systems Engineering comprises a total of 90 CP distributed over 3 semesters.

The programme defines four different specialization areas:

  • Automation and Robotics,
  • Embedded Systems and System Software,
  • Mechatronics, and
  • Production Engineering;

of which every may be studied in a field of study with a greater focus on scientific work.

The field of study is composed of these modules: Research project, Research foundations, and Masterthesis with a written assignment in the form of a publication.

The programme is structured as follows:

3 Integration Modules in which students gain basic knowledge to continue their studies in the chosen specialization area:

  • Integration Module Electrical Engineering (8 CP),
  • Integration Module Computer Science (6 CP), and
  • Integration Module Production Engineering (6 CP).

The area of competence, in which students get deeper knowledge relevant for the chosen specialization:

  • module Specialization Area (12 CP),
  • module Area of Competence (12 CP) or module Research Project (12 CP).

The area of complementary knowledge and skills, in which the students get knowledge that is not the basic knowledge in their chosen specialization:

  • module Complementary knowledge and skills I (12 CP),
  • module Complementary knowledge and skills II (6 CP) or module Research Foundations (6 CP).

The module Masterthesis:

  • Module Masterthesis incl. Colloquium and a non-graded assignment in the form of a presentation or report (28 CP), and
  • Module Masterthesis incl. Colloquium and a written (non-graded) assignment in the form of a publication (28 CP).

Course schedule

The module schedule and sequence is a recommendation only; modules can be attended in a different order.

Specialization AreaArea of complementary knowledge and skills

Masterthesis
Integration Modules, 20 CP
Area of Competence, 24 CP
8 CP6 CP6 CP12 CP12 CP12 CP6 CP28 CP
I sem.  Electrical
 Engineering 
 Computer
 Science
 Production
 Engineering
 Specialization
 Area
 Area of
 Competence    

 or

 Research
 Project

 Complementary
 knowledge and
 skills I
 Complementary
 knowledge and
 skills II

 or

 Research
 Foundations



II sem.
III sem.






 Masterthesis
 incl.
 Colloquium
 and a non-
 graded
 assignment

CP = Credit Points, sem. = semester.

Compulsory, elective and optional

The Integration Modules, the module Specialisation Area and the module Complementary knowledge and skills I are compulsory modules.

 The modules Area of Competence and Research Project, and the modules Complementary knowledge and skills II and Research Foundations are elective modules. The two modules defining the masterthesis are elective modules, too.

The modules are assigned different courses and lectures. Within a module, the courses and lectures are declared as compulsory and elective.

Typical course types

In addition to the classical course forms (for example lectures, exercises, laboratories), great importance is placed on the student´s scientific work and on team-oriented working methods.

Major fields

The programme defines four different specialization areas:

  • Automation and Robotics,
  • Embedded Systems and System Software,
  • Mechatronics, and
  • Production Engineering;

of which every may be studied in a field of study with a greater focus on scientific work.

Practical

Although students are encouraged to do one, a practicum is not an obligatory part of the master´s programme Systems Engineering.

Study abroad

Although possible, a study abroad semester is not an obligatory part of the master´s programme Systems Engineering.

Exams forms

The typeof exam and examination is defined to the examination rules of the University of Bremen and the ones defined by the masters´s programme Systems Engineering.

APPLICATION AND ENROLMENT

Recommended abilities/ target groups/ requirements placed on students

The master´s programme Systems Engineering targets and enrols students who have outstanding competences and gravitated towards natural science subjects and subjects in engineering and technology.

 

 

Admission requirements

For inclusion in a master's degree is the completion of studies at the Bachelor's level requirement.
The subject-specific entry requirements are set out in the current Aufnahme-/Zulassungsordnung (admission regulations).
It also includes the different deadlines for the provision of evidence.

Admission regulations

Admission

for new students

without restriction


for advanced students

without restriction


Deadline for application (beginner)

  • 15.07. for winter semester
  • 15.01. for summer semester

Deadline for application (advanced)

  • 15.07. for winter semester
  • 15.01. for summer semester

Beginning of course for new students

WiSe and SoSe

Beginning of course for advanced students

WiSe and SoSe

Particularities admission

Students can start the programme every semester: in the winter- and summer semester respectively. The admission requirements are defined in the document “Aufnahmeordnung” – the admission regulations.

FORMALITIES

Type of studies

postgraduate studies

Time involved

full time study

Studies as

sole subject

Degree/qualification

Master

Title on graduation

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Standard course length

3 Semester

ECTS-Credits

sole subject
90CP

Accreditation


by: AAQ
from: 16.09.2016

Federal law on support in education

3 Semester

Costs

Semester fee 331,42 €

Bremen has a study account model (Studienkontengesetz).

Language of delivery (mainly)

German

Regulations

Examination regulations
Admission regulations

RESEARCH AND TEACHING

Expertise

The master´s programme Systems Engineering offers an opportunity for students to get involved in interdisciplinary research as it is supported and delivered by three faculties of the University of Bremen:

  • Faculty 01: Physics / Electrical Engineering,
  • Faculty 03: Mathematics / Computer Science, and
  • Faculty 04: Production Engineering – Mechanical Engineering and Process Engineering (leading faculty).

Teachers

The programme´s faculty is formed by the professors and lectures of the three faculties (faculty 01, 03, and 04) delivering the programme.

CONTACT AND COUNSELLING

Student advocacy

StugA Systems Engineering
E-Mail: stugase(at)uni-bremen.de

Departmental counseling

Prof. Dr. Ing. Bernd Kuhfuß
Building: FZB
E-Mail: bkuhfuss(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: 218-64800

Practice office

Björn Schröder
Building: FZB
E-Mail: praxis04(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: +49-421-218-64785

Faculty secretariat

Maike Göbel
Building: FZB, Office: 2210
E-Mail: magoebel(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: 0421 218-64992

Department secretariat

Bettina Arena
Building: FZB
E-Mail: arena(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: +49 421 218 64999

Examination’s Board secretariat

Maike Göbel
Building: FZB, Office: 2210
E-Mail: magoebel(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: 0421 218-64992

Status

27.04.2018
Description of subject

DESCRIPTION OF SUBJECT

Nowadays, many technical and engineering products are equipped with electrotechnical and automation components. Subsequently, the significance of control software is increasing to such an extent that interdisciplinary cooperation between the fields of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and computer science has become indispensable; today's technical systems must be conceived from the outset as integrated systems (software/hardware co-design). Thus, there is not only increasingly a need for graduates of individual disciplines to obtain supplementary qualifications in order to make the cooperation feasible, but also a demand for a separate generalised qualification in interdisciplinary systems development.

The master´s programme Systems Engineering is carried out by the three faculties:

  • Faculty 01: Physics / Electrical Engineering,
  • Faculty 03: Mathematics / Computer Science, and
  • Faculty 04: Production Engineering – Mechanical Engineering and Process Engineering (leading faculty).

Thus, this master´s programme offers qualifications in the three main disciplines: electrical engineering, computer science and production technology, allowing students to study interdisciplinary and providing them a wide overview of technical systems. Due to the fact that this programme defines four specializations, students are given the opportunity to gain a very specific knowledge in one or more areas:

  • automation and robotics,
  • embedded systems and system software,
  • mechatronics, and
  • production engineering.

For students who aim for a career in research and science, the master´s programme Systems Engineering may be carried out in a field of study with a greater focus on scientific work and research, proving students with the opportunity to gain basic knowledge in scientific work.

Occupational fields and career opportunities

OCCUPATIONAL FIELDS AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Subsequent non-teaching occupational fields

Some of the possible fields of activity after graduation are:

  • development,
  • programming of complex systems and systems at industrial companies and research institutions, or
  • operational organisation (work preparation, technical EDV).

Teacher training (Lehramt)

No courses available for students training to be teachers at state-run schools

Possibilities for additional qualifications

Systems Engineering graduates qualify for admission to doctoral studies and further career steps in a scientific and research-oriented working environment.

Objectives and contents of program

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS OF PROGRAM

No online courses currently available for this program.

Stages of study / curricula / description of modules

The master´s programme Systems Engineering comprises a total of 90 CP distributed over 3 semesters.

The programme defines four different specialization areas:

  • Automation and Robotics,
  • Embedded Systems and System Software,
  • Mechatronics, and
  • Production Engineering;

of which every may be studied in a field of study with a greater focus on scientific work.

The field of study is composed of these modules: Research project, Research foundations, and Masterthesis with a written assignment in the form of a publication.

The programme is structured as follows:

3 Integration Modules in which students gain basic knowledge to continue their studies in the chosen specialization area:

  • Integration Module Electrical Engineering (8 CP),
  • Integration Module Computer Science (6 CP), and
  • Integration Module Production Engineering (6 CP).

The area of competence, in which students get deeper knowledge relevant for the chosen specialization:

  • module Specialization Area (12 CP),
  • module Area of Competence (12 CP) or module Research Project (12 CP).

The area of complementary knowledge and skills, in which the students get knowledge that is not the basic knowledge in their chosen specialization:

  • module Complementary knowledge and skills I (12 CP),
  • module Complementary knowledge and skills II (6 CP) or module Research Foundations (6 CP).

The module Masterthesis:

  • Module Masterthesis incl. Colloquium and a non-graded assignment in the form of a presentation or report (28 CP), and
  • Module Masterthesis incl. Colloquium and a written (non-graded) assignment in the form of a publication (28 CP).

Course schedule

The module schedule and sequence is a recommendation only; modules can be attended in a different order.

Specialization AreaArea of complementary knowledge and skills

Masterthesis
Integration Modules, 20 CP
Area of Competence, 24 CP
8 CP6 CP6 CP12 CP12 CP12 CP6 CP28 CP
I sem.  Electrical
 Engineering 
 Computer
 Science
 Production
 Engineering
 Specialization
 Area
 Area of
 Competence    

 or

 Research
 Project

 Complementary
 knowledge and
 skills I
 Complementary
 knowledge and
 skills II

 or

 Research
 Foundations



II sem.
III sem.






 Masterthesis
 incl.
 Colloquium
 and a non-
 graded
 assignment

CP = Credit Points, sem. = semester.

Compulsory, elective and optional

The Integration Modules, the module Specialisation Area and the module Complementary knowledge and skills I are compulsory modules.

 The modules Area of Competence and Research Project, and the modules Complementary knowledge and skills II and Research Foundations are elective modules. The two modules defining the masterthesis are elective modules, too.

The modules are assigned different courses and lectures. Within a module, the courses and lectures are declared as compulsory and elective.

Typical course types

In addition to the classical course forms (for example lectures, exercises, laboratories), great importance is placed on the student´s scientific work and on team-oriented working methods.

Major fields

The programme defines four different specialization areas:

  • Automation and Robotics,
  • Embedded Systems and System Software,
  • Mechatronics, and
  • Production Engineering;

of which every may be studied in a field of study with a greater focus on scientific work.

Practical

Although students are encouraged to do one, a practicum is not an obligatory part of the master´s programme Systems Engineering.

Study abroad

Although possible, a study abroad semester is not an obligatory part of the master´s programme Systems Engineering.

Exams forms

The typeof exam and examination is defined to the examination rules of the University of Bremen and the ones defined by the masters´s programme Systems Engineering.

Application and enrolment

APPLICATION AND ENROLMENT

Recommended abilities/ target groups/ requirements placed on students

The master´s programme Systems Engineering targets and enrols students who have outstanding competences and gravitated towards natural science subjects and subjects in engineering and technology.

 

 

Admission requirements

For inclusion in a master's degree is the completion of studies at the Bachelor's level requirement.
The subject-specific entry requirements are set out in the current Aufnahme-/Zulassungsordnung (admission regulations).
It also includes the different deadlines for the provision of evidence.

Admission regulations

Admission

for new students

without restriction


for advanced students

without restriction


Deadline for application (beginner)

  • 15.07. for winter semester
  • 15.01. for summer semester

Deadline for application (advanced)

  • 15.07. for winter semester
  • 15.01. for summer semester

Beginning of course for new students

WiSe and SoSe

Beginning of course for advanced students

WiSe and SoSe

Particularities admission

Students can start the programme every semester: in the winter- and summer semester respectively. The admission requirements are defined in the document “Aufnahmeordnung” – the admission regulations.

Formalities

FORMALITIES

Type of studies

postgraduate studies

Time involved

full time study

Studies as

sole subject

Degree/qualification

Master

Title on graduation

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Standard course length

3 Semester

ECTS-Credits

sole subject
90CP

Accreditation


by: AAQ
from: 16.09.2016

Federal law on support in education

3 Semester

Costs

Semester fee 331,42 €

Bremen has a study account model (Studienkontengesetz).

Language of delivery (mainly)

German

Regulations

Examination regulations
Admission regulations
Research and teaching

RESEARCH AND TEACHING

Expertise

The master´s programme Systems Engineering offers an opportunity for students to get involved in interdisciplinary research as it is supported and delivered by three faculties of the University of Bremen:

  • Faculty 01: Physics / Electrical Engineering,
  • Faculty 03: Mathematics / Computer Science, and
  • Faculty 04: Production Engineering – Mechanical Engineering and Process Engineering (leading faculty).

Teachers

The programme´s faculty is formed by the professors and lectures of the three faculties (faculty 01, 03, and 04) delivering the programme.

Contact and counselling

CONTACT AND COUNSELLING

Student advocacy

StugA Systems Engineering
E-Mail: stugase(at)uni-bremen.de

Departmental counseling

Prof. Dr. Ing. Bernd Kuhfuß
Building: FZB
E-Mail: bkuhfuss(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: 218-64800

Practice office

Björn Schröder
Building: FZB
E-Mail: praxis04(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: +49-421-218-64785

Faculty secretariat

Maike Göbel
Building: FZB, Office: 2210
E-Mail: magoebel(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: 0421 218-64992

Department secretariat

Bettina Arena
Building: FZB
E-Mail: arena(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: +49 421 218 64999

Examination’s Board secretariat

Maike Göbel
Building: FZB, Office: 2210
E-Mail: magoebel(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: 0421 218-64992

Status

27.04.2018