Master in Consumer Science

Final qualification

Master of Science (M.Sc.)


  • 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)


ECTS credits per semester
Full-time study

Degree profile

  • Management
  • Consumer Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

Length of program


Application period

The application period for the Winter Semester 2019/2020 is open from April 1st until May 31st, 2019.

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



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  • Rilana Treu
    Program Manager, M.Sc. Consumer Science & Consumer Affairs
  • Phone +49 (89) 289 25078
  • Fax +49 (89) 289 25070
  • Room 1560
  • E-Mail
  • Office hours

    Tue 11am-1pm; Wed 1:30-4:30pm (no appointment required)
    No office hours May 21

  • Katja Leßke
    Program Coordinator - Master Programs
  • Phone +49 (89) 289 25317
  • Fax +49 (89) 289 25070
  • Room 1545
  • E-Mail
  • Office hours

    Wed 1:30-4:30 pm (general information for prospective and current students; no appointment required)
    No office hours on May 29, 2019
    Office hours on June 5, 2019, only from 1:30-3 pm

  • Skype-Account (only during office hours)

  • 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

    Monday until Friday from 9:00-12:30 / 13:30-16:00