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Applied Plastics Engineeringpart time degree programmes for professionals, distance studies

  • Master of Engineering


  • 5 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Schmalkalden


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Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Summer Semester only

Area of study

Plastics Engineering


Plastics and the Chemistry of Plastics, Design, Composition and Calculation of Plastic Parts, Plastics Processing I/II, Composite Materials, Plastics Materials Testing, Tools and Mould Design, Product Development and Simulation, Plastics Recycling and Environmental Management, Legal Aspects, Business Administration aspects

Target group

- Owners as well as executive and technical personnel at companies manufacturing plastics and/or manufacturers of plastics machinery - Corporate succession in the plastics industry - Executive or technical personnel at plastics institutes and plastics associations - Specialist and management personnel at companies closely associated with the plastics industry (e.g. aircraft construction, automotive, foodstuffs, textiles, packaging sector)


Commences only in the summer semester.

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

1. A completed technical degree from an institution of higher education as well as relevant work experience of at least a year or 2. A completed non-technical degree from an institution of higher education, as well as relevant work experience of at least five years and the successful completion of a written admission test in the subjects Mathematics, Engineering Mechanics and Construction

Lecture period
  • 03.04.2023 - 14.07.2023
  • 09.10.2023 - 02.02.2024

Tuition fee


2,560.00 EUR / semester

Fees (Link)

Plus a semester contribution

Languages of instruction

Main language



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