MSE Master of Science in Engineering

The Swiss engineering master's degree

Jedes Modul umfasst 3 ECTS. Sie wählen insgesamt 10 Module/30 ECTS in den folgenden Modulkategorien:

  • ​​​​12-15 ECTS in Technisch-wissenschaftlichen Modulen (TSM)
    TSM-Module vermitteln Ihnen profilspezifische Fachkompetenz und ergänzen die dezentralen Vertiefungsmodule.
  • 9-12 ECTS in Erweiterten theoretischen Grundlagen (FTP)
    FTP-Module behandeln theoretische Grundlagen wie die höhere Mathematik, Physik, Informationstheorie, Chemie usw. Sie erweitern Ihre abstrakte, wissenschaftliche Tiefe und tragen dazu bei, den für die Innovation wichtigen Bogen zwischen Abstraktion und Anwendung spannen zu können.
  • 6-9 ECTS in Kontextmodulen (CM)
    CM-Module vermitteln Ihnen Zusatzkompetenzen aus Bereichen wie Technologiemanagement, Betriebswirtschaft, Kommunikation, Projektmanagement, Patentrecht, Vertragsrecht usw.

In der Modulbeschreibung (siehe: Herunterladen der vollständigen Modulbeschreibung) finden Sie die kompletten Sprachangaben je Modul, unterteilt in die folgenden Kategorien:

  • Unterricht
  • Dokumentation
  • Prüfung

Modules: 22

Innovations- und Changemanagement (CM_InnChang)

Das Modul soll den Studierenden nebst einer Einführung in die Begrifflichkeiten, die betriebliche Planung und Steuerung von Innovationen anhand eines integrierten Innovationsmanagementmodells erläutern. Dadurch werden sie befähigt, bei Innovationvorhaben Bezüge zu verschiedenen unternehmensinternen wie auch –externen Schnittstellen zu schaffen, diese richtig zu interpretieren und zu beeinflussen. Die Studierenden…

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Innovation and Lean (CM_InnoLEAN)

The course introduces the concepts of Lean innovation and lean thinking. It also foster a complex serious-gaming session where the students can develop their own factory and implement its innovation path. Indeed, the student will be able to devise and implement a production practice that considers to be waste the expenditure of resources for any goal other than the creation of value for the customer.

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Integrated Sustainable Management of Production Systems (CM_IntSust)

Companies are increasingly interested in conducting their activities so that a long-term future is assured for its business, society and environment. The purpose of this class is to deal with the well-recognized but sometimes vague concept of sustainability from an engineering perspective. The module is meant to introduce students to the implementation of sustainable management in industries and provide them with…

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Quality and Risk Management (CM_QRM)

The CM_QRM addresses the most relevant basics in integrated quality and risk management. Theory is applied and specified by examples and case studies. The Module concentrates on current standards and best practices on quality and risk management and introduces the most established approaches.

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Smart services (CM_SmartSer)


Smart Service Design and Engineering - Value Creation:

  • Basics of Smart Service Design (Customer insight, customer journey, value proposition design, use of data insights)
  • Selected topics of Service Science and Service Dominant Logic
  • Service blueprinting as a relevant step in the service engineering process
  • Characteristics of Data Services and Data Products
  • Use of data in the smart service design process and in…

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Technology Management (CM_TechMgmt)

The module describes the practical and theoretical framework of Technology Management, and explains the lifecycle of technologies and the related methods in Technology Management. 

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Angewandte Statistik und Datenanalyse (FTP_AppStat)

Den Studierenden werden statistische Werkzeuge vorgestellt, die im industriellen Sektor, insbesondere in der Prozess- und Qualitätskontrolle, benutzt werden. Das Modul befähigt die Studierenden, selbstständig statistische Auswertungen zu planen und durchzuführen.

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Lebenszyklus-Management von Infrastrukturen (FTP_Life)

In diesem Modul erhalten die Studierenden eine Einführung in Konzepte des Lebenszyklus-Managements von Infrastrukturen im Zusammenspiel von Kosten einerseits und Nutzen andererseits. Gängige Nutzen- und Kostenmodelle für Infrastrukturen werden diskutiert. Dabei werden verschiedene Methoden eingeführt, mit denen Erhaltungsstrategien auf Grund von Lebenszykluskosten bewertet und Entscheidungen in der Erhaltungs-,…

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Modelling Simulation and Optimisation (FTP_ModSim)

Modelling, simulation and optimization are fundamental to solving problems in a number of fields of science, technology and life. Students will learn to design, implement, simulate, and optimize a model of dynamic system. Simulation, the exploration of the dynamic behavior of the model in time and space, is discussed for both continuous and discrete-event systems. Simulating a model allows the evaluation of…

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Multi-agent systems (FTP_MultiASys)

Natural, social, and engineered complex systems can be modelled as being composed of agents interacting with one another and their environment. This course introduces students to the theory, tools and techniques for understanding and solving problems related to such systems. 

The course is composed of two parts. In the first one, both cooperative…

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Optimization (FTP_Optimiz)

This course offers an introduction to optimization, emphasizing basic methodologies and underlying mathematical structures. Optimization refers to the application of mathematical models and algorithms to decision making.  A large number of quantitative real-world problems can be formulated and solved in this general framework. Applications of optimization comprise, for instance, decision problems in production…

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Ordinary Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems (FTP_OrdDiff)

In this module, students learn which class of dynamical phenomena can be described with systems of ordinary differential equations. They learn to recognize the fundamental behavior patterns of these systems and also to develop simulation models for them.

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Predictive Modelling (FTP_PredMod)

This course will provide an introductory review of the basic concepts of probability and statistics to understand probability distributions and to produce rigorous statistical analysis including estimation, hypothesis testing, and confidence intervals. Students will be introduced to the basic concepts of predictive modelling which by definition is the analysis of current and historical facts to make predictions about…

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Business Analytics (TSM_BusAn)

Business Analytics (BA) is the science of analyzing enterprise data with statistical methods. The aim is to better understand market, customers, internal processes and the competitive environment, allowing for better and more informed decisions in business. As such, BA goes well beyond simply presenting data, numbers and tables, but focuses on finding new patterns, explaining the occurrence of results and forecasting…

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Factory Planning (TSM_FactPlan)

The course will describe Production Systems Configuration and Management as well as the drivers influencing the choice of a given layout and the rules adopted for managing it. Various typical layouts will be described also highlighting their benefits and pitfalls, while eliciting the characteristics of the manufacturing environments justifying their choice. Well known Production Planning & Control (PPC) methods will…

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Novel Innovation and Design Principles (TSM_InnoDes)

NOVEL INNOVATION & DESIGN PRINCIPLES. In order to keep generating competitive advantage through innovation, both manufacturing and service industries are in need to apply novel innovation and design principles. This module will focus on reuniting the study and practice of entrepreneurship and innovation. It takes a process-oriented view of agile Innovation.
First it starts with recognizing the opportunity and…

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International Logistics (TSM_Logistic)

The module starting from the analysis of the whole Supply Chain configuration and management process, underlines in particular the greater importance role that logistics and procurement are assuming in modern collaborative Supply Chain. Procurement is a strategic business driver that allows companies to efficiently focus on their key competences and activities while leveraging competences and cost advantage stemming…

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Market Analysis and Forecasting (TSM_MarkFor)

A proper understanding of the current state and probable future development of a market is key to any successful business development. The module Market Analysis and Forecasting provides the foundations of analysis of complex socio-economic systems. It puts students in place to autonomously plan, design and execute their own qualitative and quantitative analysis. Development of well-founded forecasts and scenarios…

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Service Operations and Management (TSM_OpMgmt)

In all developed economies, the service sector is the dominant economic sector. Its importance is still growing. In particular new services based on new technologies such as mobile and internet-based technologies are changing our world at a breathtaking pace. The goal of this module is to make students familiar with some of the main concepts of modern services.

The module focuses on service science and strategic…

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Product Innovation and Product Lifecycle Management (TSM_Product)

Students become acquainted with the product innovation process and its strategic importance for enterprises. They recognize the relationship between the product innovation process and the product development process. Students will get to know and train typical methods of both processes and will gain deeper knowledge of the subject by doing “hands-on”-project work.

In Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), product…

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Quantitative Methods in Industrial Operations Management (TSM_QInOpMgmt)

Operations management is concerned with the design, operation and optimization of the value-adding areas of a company.
At the strategic level it includes in particular the design of infrastructure and resources, the dimensioning of capacity and the
definition of business processes. At an operational level, it includes ongoing planning and control of operational activities. The
aim is to achieve high business…

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Servitization of Manufacturing (TSM_ServMan)

This module will help students to understand how a manufacturer changes its business model to provide a holistic solution to the customer, helping the customer to improve its competitiveness, rather than just engaging the sale of product.  Much of the course is based around the transition from pure products to provide product service systems in basic and advanced forms.

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