Master in Consumer Science

Final qualification

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Structure

  • Required modules
  • Elective in Economics
  • Project Studies in Consumer Science & Technology
  • Specialization in Management: Innovation and Entrepreneurship | Marketing, Strategy & Leadership | Consumers, Technology and Sustainability
  • Electives in Consumer Science & Technology
  • Advanced International Experience
  • Master’s thesis

Learning Goals

Upon completion of this program our graduates will

  • be experts in linking engineering, natural science or social science and management.
  • have expert business knowledge in the field of consumer research.
  • be problem-solvers for complex business issues.
  • be responsible leaders.
  • be leaders in a global world.
Learning Goals and Objectives

Language of tuition

  • up to 100% English (knowledge of German increases your course choices)

Attendance

30
ECTS credits per semester
Full-time study

Degree profile

  • Management
  • Consumer Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

Length of program

4
semesters

Application period

  • The application period for the Winter Semester 2019/2020 has ended.
  • The next application period is from April 1st until June 30th, 2020.

Start of program

  • Winter semester

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent 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.
  • Proficiency in English
  • Successful completion of the assessment procedure
  • Partner universities have their own admission requirements for exchanges

Fees

Contact

  • Sanne Verheij
    Program Manager, M.Sc. Consumer Science & Consumer Affairs
  • Phone +49 (89) 28925078
  • Fax 49 (89) 289 25070
  • Room 1558
  • E-Mail studentcounseling_master@wi.tum.de
  • Student Visiting Hours

    Due to the current situation, we have decided to cancel our Student Visiting Hours.
    Instead, we will be offering telephonic consultations:
    Tue: 10am - 12noon, Fri: 1 - 2pm
    No consultation on 27th November, 2020

  • Katja Leßke
    Program Coordinator, Master Programs
  • Phone +49 (89) 289 25317
  • Fax +49 (89) 289 25070
  • Room 1545
  • E-Mail studentcounseling_master@wi.tum.de
  • Student Visiting Hours

    Due to the current situation, we have decided to cancel our Student Visiting Hours.
    Instead, we offer consultations via phone: Wed 2-4 pm.

  • Skype-Account (only during office hours)

    katja.lesske@tumsom.onmicrosoft.com

  • Silvana Rueda Urrea
    Admission Coordinator
  • Phone +49 (89) 289 25543
  • Room 1562
  • E-Mail admission@wi.tum.de
  • Office hours

    (via phone only)

    Monday - Thursday 9 am – 12 pm & 1 – 4 pm and Friday 9 am – 12 pm

  • Consultations via Skype

    (no appointment needed)
    Tuesday 2 pm - 4 pm
    Thursday 2 pm - 4 pm
    admission@tumsom.onmicrosoft.com
    No telephonic or skype consultations on the afternoon of Decemeber 7th and 8th, 2020.

  • Service Point
    First contact point for all students of the TUM School of Management
    All general questions, receiving certificates and other documents or submitting bachelor/master theses
  • Phone +49 (89) 289 25000
  • Room 1554
  • Office hours

    Due to the current situation, our service point remains closed to the general public.
    Please call us via phone or send us an email with your inquiry.