The Degree Programme

Degree Programme Profile

The degree programme Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering

  • deepens the engineering fundamentals and enables graduates to independently solve problems of product development and scientific research tasks
  • qualifies for jobs in leading positions and enables a quick transition to the job market: 89% of the Master's graduates have a job 6 months after graduation, 81% in industry (istat, 2018)
  • offers the free choice from a wide range of subjects and overlap-free sample curricula when choosing one of the four focus areas. These are: "Aeronautical Engineering", "Astronautical Engineering", "Propulsion Engineering" and "Simulation Engineering"
  • is a three-semester course and is offered full-time and in English only.
  • is optionally offered as a four-semester course of study with the double degree "Master of Science/Master of Engineering". The last two semesters are spent at our partner university, RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) in Melbourne, Australia.
  • with an appropriate degree, qualifies for subsequent doctoral studies in cooperation with a partner university.

The Degree Programme at a Glance

Course of studies: Aerospace Engineering
Degree: Master of Science
Access to further study opportunities: Doctorate
Standard period of study: 3 semesters (90 credits) or 4 semesters (120 credits) in dual degree
Admission: for summer and winter semester
Admission restriction: Numerus Clausus (local NC)
Access requirements: see admission requirements
Application: directly at the FH Aachen

Language of the courses: English (1-2 modules in German)
Tuition fees:
none, but student body contribution (social contribution and semester ticket, see SSC)
Place of study: Aachen, in Dual Degree: 2 semesters in Melbourne, Australia