Master in Consumer Science

Please note

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) as well as a hard copy with your other paper documents. 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 submitted your completed online application, you will receive a list of additional documents that you need to send to the Registrar’s Office along with a print-out of your application form.


Entrance Requirements

To qualify for the Master in Consumer Science, applicants must hold a 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.

Applicants must be able to prove that they are proficient in English when they apply. Detailed information is available here


Assessment Procedure

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. Print the pdf-form after you have submitted it and please post it, along with your printed-out TUMonline application forms, to the Technical University Munich.


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