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 has ended.
  • The next application period is from April 1st until May 31st, 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



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  • Rilana Treu
    Program Manager, M.Sc. Consumer Science & Consumer Affairs
  • Phone +49 (89) 289 25078
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    Office hours on June 4, 2019, from 11:00am-12:00noon
    Office hours on June 5, from 1:30-3:00pm
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