WHY NOT BOTH: STUDY MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT.
In modern industry, workpieces find the fastest way to the machines. Spare parts are ordered without human intervention and delivered by swarms of drones. Machine faults are detected automatically and a realignment of production is generated automatically. Sounds like the future? No way! Your Business and Mechanical Engineering degree programme at the IU International University of Applied Sciences will prepare you for an industry that has already arrived in the future.
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Choose how you want to study Business and Mechanical Engineering at IU
You can study your Bachelor Business and Mechanical Engineering in a dual study programme. Here you can find out how your studies at IU work and what the advantages of our dual study model are.
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Studies or work experience? Why not both?
You will study in person or virtually and learn how to put your knowledge into practice during your practical phases in a company. The perfect mix of theory and practical experience, tailored exactly to you and your needs.
* Information on accreditation and state approval can be found on the sub-page of the degree programme.
Why you should study Business and Mechanical Engineering
There are many reasons to study Business and Mechanical Engineering. With a degree, you create more opportunities for freedom and personal growth. Your career prospects become more diverse with each additional qualification and your chances of advancing to a higher position are simply better in many companies after graduation.
Every day you study, you invest time and resources in your personal development, your competencies and your skills. Moreover, studying is fun. This is especially true at IU, because lifelong learning is 100% flexible here.
Your IU studies in Business and Mechanical Engineering
Your Business and Mechanical Engineering degree programme prepares you for the Planning, Procurement and Integration of complex systems. The curriculum takes into account the recommendations of the VWI (Association of German Industrial Engineers). You will receive an optimal basis in terms of Economics, Law and Social Sciences. At the same time, you will learn the basics of Mechanical Engineering with a focus especially on Mechanics.
In addition, you will acquire knowledge in Production Management, Company Organisation and Controlling. And you get yourself ready for Industry 4.0. With the use of current software tools and the integration of internet-based methods and instruments. You take your elective modules in topics such as Sustainability and Quality Management, Thermodynamics or Process Engineering. At IU, you learn all of this in a self-determined way - just the way you like it.
A look into the future: what you'll do after graduation
Your Bachelor's degree in Business and Mechanical Engineering qualifies you for exciting tasks in industry. Whether in Plant and Mechanical Engineering, the manufacturing industry or the automotive sector - your degree is the perfect ticket to many exciting industries. It's up to you which area you want to enter.
You can devote yourself to more technical topics and ensure the correct execution of demanding projects as a technical project manager, or you can work more analytically and economically. As an asset manager, for example, you will evaluate data and work on increasing the efficiency of machines. After graduation, you can also take on a consulting position with the appropriate professional experience.
The most important questions about studying Business and Mechanical Engineering
At IU, we deliberately refrain from offering Bachelor's degree programmes with a numerus clausus (NC). You do not have to prepare for an arduous selection process. On the other hand, we would like to talk to you personally to assess the areas in which your strengths and talents lie. Together, we will find exactly the right degree programme to help you achieve your goals.
We offer dual studies programmes in Berlin, Bremen, Dortmund, Dresden, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Essen, Frankfurt, Fulda (virtual), Hamburg, Hannover, Köln, Leipzig, München, Nürnberg, Saarbrücken (virtual), Schwerin (virtual), Stuttgart, Trier (virtual) and throughout Germany at the Virtual Campus.
It is possible to study at IU without an Abitur. In addition to the entrance qualification in the form of an Abitur or Fachabitur, interested students with alternative qualifications have the opportunity to enter our Bachelor's programme. You can study Business and Mechanical Engineering without an Abitur if you have completed an advanced training programme, have a master craftsman's certificate or have at least two years of vocational training and three years of additional work experience.
The Business and Mechanical Engineering Bachelor's programme lasts for 42 months in our dual studies programme. If you need more time and semesters for your studies, this is absolutely no problem.
Engineers are among the top earners in Germany. Industrial engineers earn particularly high salaries in telecommunications and vehicle construction. With a Bachelor's degree you already have good salary prospects, with a Master's degree even better. Statistically, the salary for industrial engineers is best in Baden-Württemberg, followed by Hesse and Bavaria. Brandenburg brings up the rear.
When choosing the right job, don't just look at the salary. The topics you deal with professionally, the work-life balance and the distance to the office are also important criteria.
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