Civil Engineering - Renovation

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Civil Engineering - Renovation M.Eng.

For particularly qualified graduates with a bachelor's degree or a diploma, Mainz University of Applied Sciences offers the possibility of a higher qualification in the accredited master's degree program Civil Engineering - Renovation.

The degree program builds on the bachelor's program and is based on the scientific foundations and methods of civil engineering. The master's degree program provides you with in-depth expertise in one of two possible majors:

  • Construction Operations
  • Construction Engineering

 

In this master's program you will acquire methodological and systemic competence, which is indispensable for the independent identification and solving of complex technical problems. In addition, you will develop an independent, team-oriented profile and will be able to work responsibly, providing high quality on all levels of the changing professional fields of civil engineering.

Construction is developing more and more strongly from new construction in the direction of renovation of existing buildings, and the sustainability of buildings will play an increasingly important role in the future. The acquisition of competences in these fields is therefore highly relevant.

Many of the modules offered have a specialist orientation with regard to the topic of renovating existing buildings. Within the framework of electives, special knowledge on this contemporary topic is offered in an interdisciplinary manner. 

With the master's degree programs Civil Engineering and Technical Facility Management, we bundle competences in regard to renovation of existing buildings.

The master's degree program has a standard period of study

  • three semesters (full-time) or 
  • five semesters (part-time on-the-job) 

 

After successgfully completing the three-semester program, you are awarded the academic degree of Master of Engineering (M.Eng.).

At a glance

Degree: Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) 
Type of program: full-time, on-the-job part-time
Standard period of study: full-time three semesters, on-the-job part-time five semesters 
ECTS credits: 90
Starting semester: summer or winter semester
Application deadline: January 15 and July 15
Extension of the application deadline: August 31, 2017
Language: German

 

 

Verlängerung der Be­wer­bungs­frist

Die Bewerbungsfrist für das WiSe 2019/20 wird verlängert bis 15.08.2019

What's in store for you

It is possible to complete the consecutive master's degree program as a full-time degree program (with three semesters as the standard study period) or as a part-time on-the-job degree program (with a five-semester standard study period). 

The offer of part-time on-the-job studies is aimed at students who, in addition to their studies, also work for a company. A cooperation agreement is concluded with the company. For more information, see "Apply".

TO BE ADDITIONALLY SUBMITTED FOR THE PART-TIME ON-THE-JOB DEGREE PROGRAM

If you are applying to the master's program in Civil Engineering part-time on-the-job, it is imperative to submit a cooperation agreement together with the application documents, which you will find under "Apply" in the downloads section.

  • For students (full-time and part-time on-the-job):
    There are currently no tuition fees for full-time and part-time on-the-job programs. The semester fee is to be paid. The fee includes the semester ticket for the greater Frankfurt/Wiesbaden/Mainz area and services of the Student Union. 
     
  • For the company (part-time on-the-job)
    The company fee for the part-time on-the-job program is 300 Euros per semester in accordance with the cooperation agreement.

The degree program is comprised of 90 credits, broken down as follows: 

  • 12 credits for 2 electives
     
  • 30 credits for 5 binding electives from one of the two majors offered
    • Construction Operations
    • Construction Engineering
       
  • 18 credits for 3 electives of your choice
     
  • 12 credits for the interdisciplinary project
     
  • 18 credits for the master's thesis with the final seminar in the third semester (full-time) or the fifth semester (part-time on-the-job)

 

After passing the exams, credits are assigned using the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), enabling you to switch to other universities in Germany and abroad.

 

 

Study Guide 2018/19 (only available in German)

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Program Structure - full-time

Semester 1
30ECTS/20SWs
Semester 2
30ECTS/20SWS
SEMESTER 3
30ECTS/2SWS
Höhere Mathematik
6ECTS/4SWS
Schwerpunktmodul 1
6ECTS/4SWS
Interdisziplinäres Projekt
12ECTS

 

Geotechnik/ Spezialtiefbau - Bauen im Bestand
6ECTS/4SWS
Schwerpunktmodul 2
6ECTS/4SWS
beliebiges Wahlpflichtmodul 1
6ECTS/4SWS
Schwerpunktmodul 3
6ECTS/4SWS
Masterarbeit
16ECTS 
beliebiges Wahlpflichtmodul 2
6ECTS/5SWS
Schwerpunktmodul 4
6ECTS/4SWS
beliebiges Wahlpflichtmodul 3
6ECTS/4SWS
Schwerpunktmodul 5
6ECTS/4SWS
Abschlusseminar
2ECTS/2SWS

Program Structure part-time

Semester 1
18ECTS/12SWs
Semester 2
18ECTS/12SWS
Semester 3
18ECTS/12SWS
SEMESTER 4
18ECTS/4SWS
SEMESTER 5
18ECTS/2SWS
Höhere Mathematik
6ECTS/4SWS
beliebiges Wahlpflichtmodul 2
6ECTS/5SWS
Schwerpunktmodul 2
6ECTS/4SWS
Schwerpunktmodul 5
6ECTS/4SWS
Masterarbeit
16ECTS 

 

Geotechnik/ Spezialtiefbau - Bauen im Bestand
6ECTS/4SWS
beliebiges Wahlpflichtmodul 3
6ECTS/4SWS
Schwerpunktmodul 3
6ECTS/4SWS
Interdisziplinäres Projekt
12ECTS
beliebiges Wahlpflichtmodul 1
6ECTS/4SWS
Schwerpunktmodul 1
6ECTS/4SWS
Schwerpunktmodul 4
6ECTS/4SWS
Abschlusseminar
2ECTS/2SWS

 

2 Pflichtmodule (12 Credits)

  • höhere Mathematik 6 ECTS/4 SWS
  • Geotechnik/Spezialtiefbau – Bauen im Bestand 6 ECTS/4 SWS

5 verbindliche Wahlpflichtmodule (30 Credits)

  • Kalkulation - Bauen im Bestand 6 ECTS/4 SWS
  • Baustellenorganisation - Bauen im Bestand 6 ECTS/4 SWS
  • Verfahren der Instandsetzungen 6 ECTS/4 SWS
  • Strategische Unternehmensführung 6 ECTS/4 SWS
  • Recht (Streitbeilegung und Streitführung) 6 ECTS/4 SWS

5 verbindliche Wahlpflichtmodule (30 Credits)

  • Sanierung und Ertüchtigung von Holz-und Mauerwerksbauten  6 ECTS/4 SWS
  • Massivbau - Bauen im Bestand  6 ECTS/4 SWS
  • Stahlbau - Bauen im Bestand  6 ECTS/4 SWS
  • Spannbeton  6 ECTS/4 SWS
  • Baudynamik  6 ECTS/4 SWS

3 beliebige Wahlpflichtmodule (18 Credits)

  • aus dem Modulangebot der nicht gewählten Schwerpunkte 
  • aus dem studiengangübergreifenden Modulangebot „Bauen im Bestand“
    • Bauerhaltung/Bausanierung 6 ECTS/4 SWS
    • Betoninstandsetzung 6 ECTS/4 SWS
    • Bauschäden 6 ECTS/4 SWS
    • Brandschutz 6 ECTS/4 SWS
    • Lebensdaueranalyse 6 ECTS/4 SWS
  • aus dem weiteren Angebot des Studiengangs
    • Werkstoffgerechte Baumechanik 6 ECTS/4 SWS
    • Bauphysik und Energieeffizientes Bauen 6 ECTS/4 SWS
    • Unternehmensorganisation 6 ECTS/4 SWS
    • Baukoordinator 6 ECTS/4 SWS
  • aus dem weiteren Modulangebot des Fachbereichs Technik oder der Hochschule Mainz

Module Guide (only available in German)

Schedule of courses (only available in German)

Coursework and exams (only available in German)

Prüfungsordnungen und alles Weitere zu Studien- und Prüfungsleistungen...

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Room schedules

 H1.10 | H2.10 | H2.13 | H2.23H2.25 | H2.27 | H2.29 | H2.31 | H3.12 | R2.06

Your professional prospects

As a graduate of the master's degree program, a broad range of professional prospects are open to you. You will work in areas where a higher degree of professional and personal competency is required – in the construction industry, in medium-sized construction companies, in engineering companies and in the public building administration.

In addition, you have the opportunity to take the second state examination or to work as a civil servant. Another professional field of work is research and development. With the possibility of obtaining a doctorate, you can also pursue a career in higher education.

Studying and family

Mainz University of Applied Sciences guarantees all students childcare facilities for children starting at the age of six months. For further information on the network of daycare providers or the on-campus nursery school (Kita Campulino) please go to: Studies/While studying/Studying with a child

Mainz University of Applied Sciences has been awarded the basic certificate "Family-friendly university".

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Women in the engineering profession

The percentage of women among students in the field of civil engineering is currently 25 percent and rising. We would be happy to see this number continue to increase.

Semester abroad/partner universities

The civil engineering department maintains contacts with partner universities around the world.

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Why study in Mainz?

The city of Mainz am Rhein is strongly influenced by the students of Mainz University of Applied Sciences and of Johannes Gutenberg University.

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AStA (Students' Union), StuPa (Student Parliament), Student Reps of the Construction Department

The three most important representatives of students at the University.

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Who to contact