Master in Consumer Science
For the essay topic for the Winter Semester 2020/2021 intake please clic here
How to Apply
All applicants will need to write and submit an essay regarding a specific topic as part of their application. Please submit your essay as a pdf soft copy (upload in TUM Online). The new essay topic as well as formal guidelines will be provided here in the early spring of 2020 for the following winter semester intake.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please complete the application form online. Click here.
Detailed information on how to apply can be found in this info sheet.
Important: All applicants for Master’s degrees who did not obtain their qualification for postgraduate studies (usually a Bachelor’s degree) in a country within the EU/EEA must apply via Uni-Assist and TUMonline.
Please make sure you select “Consumer Science” as the program of study when filling out the online application form.
Once you have completed the online application form, you will receive a list of all additional documents you will have to upload, along with a singed copy of your completed application form.
To qualify for the Master in Consumer Science, applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (at least 140 ECTS at the time of application) in Management, Economics or other Social Sciences (e.g. Sociology, Psychology, Communication Sciences or equivalent) with a minimum of 15 ECTS in empirical research methods, statistics, quantitative methods or math.
Proof of English language proficiency: Applicants must be able to prove that they are proficient in the English language at the time of application. Detailed information can be found here and on the info sheet. In addition to accepted English language proficiency certificates across TUM study programs, applicants can prove their English language knowledge with a previous university degree that was taught and assesssed in English entirely or at least 12 ECTS thereof, including your final thesis (please use this form only in case the 12 ECTS rule applies and also refer to the FAQs for more details).
Please note is not necessary to prove any knowledge in the German language at the time of application. However, as a foreign student you are required to provide proof of basic German language proficiency (comparable to A1 level) by the end of the second semester.
To select the best possible candidates for the Master in Consumer Science, we follow a two-stage assessment procedure. In the first stage, we vet candidates on the basis of their academic background. If an applicant’s eligibility is still unclear after this, they move on to the second stage, in which we examine both their academic background and their essay.
After the online application process applicants will be asked to fill out a curriculum analysis that is used to assess a candidate’s aptitude for the programme taking both examination and study regulations into account. Instructions for filling out the forms can be found here.
Before submitting the form online please verify whether all your entries are correct and complete.