Business Administration and Engineering: Civil Engineering M.Sc.


Key Info

Basic Information

Master of Science
Start of Studies:
Winter Semester, Summer Semester
Standard Period of Studies:
4 semesters
ECTS Credits:
120Mehr Informationen

What does that mean?

ECTS are credit points that measure the workload of one's studies.


Admission Requirements

  • First university degree, required qualifications according to the examination regulations Mehr Informationen

    What does that mean?

  • Proficiency in German --- Mehr Informationen ---

    What does that mean?

    You must provide documentation of your language skills for the language of instruction at the time of enrollment. The exam regulations stipulate the relevant requirements.

Admission to First Semester


Admission to Higher Semesters


Dates and Deadlines


Degree Content

The Master course of study pursues education in one of the chosen specializations within civil engineering:

Structural Engineering


Construction Management and Geotechnics

Commerce and Spatial Planning

The detailed course of study layout is regularly published as addendum of the respective current exam regulations. You can find the link to the exam regulations at the bottom of this website.

Business Administrative Concentrations:

Students complete a total of 40 CP in business administration. 0 to 10 CP can be earned from the general electives and 30 to 40 CP from one of the following concentrations:

  • Sustainability and Corporations
  • Operations Research and Management
  • Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Marketing
  • Corporate Development and Strategy
  • General Business & Economics

An overview of the modules is available on the School of Business and Economics website.



A prerequisite for starting studies in a first university degree, with which the necessary background education can be proven, as determined in the exam regulations. The exam board determines whether it fulfills the entrance requirements. Recommendations with regard to the subject-related prerequisites can be found in a short overview as well as in a more detailed overview on the faculty website.


Career Prospects

Employment is possible in both the technical and business career fields. Integrative and indisciplinary work highly suit graduates from this course of study. The professional profile of graduates differs according to the concentration of their studies. They are described above in the individual concentrations. Information about career perspectives can be found in the descriptions of the different program concentrations on the faculty website.


Module Handbook and Examination Regulations

The module handbook provides a description of all modules of a degree program and offers a comprehensive insight into the program contents.

The examination regulations are comprised of legally binding provisions on learning objectives, prerequisites for study, the course structure and processes, and examination procedures.

Regulations that generally apply to all Bachelor's and Master's degree programs, including information on language proficiency requirements, can be found in RWTH's General Examination Regulations. These general regulations are further specified and complemented by the subject-specific examination regulations.

If two examination regulations are valid for a degree program during a transition phase, the most current version shall apply to students enrolling in the program for the first time.

Please note that only the German examination regulations are legally binding.

Module Handbook
Subject-Specific Examination Regulations
RWTH's General Examination Regulations



The course of study in Industrial Engineering with a Civil Engineering Specialization is offered by the Faculty of Civil Engineering and the School of Business and Economics.