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MSE Mechanical Engineering

Practical study: You will address current issues in business and research.

Tailored design: You decide whether to acquire a broad spectrum of knowledge or to specialise in a single field.

Teaching by dedicated and well-connected professionals: Your lecturers have close links to research and industry and share their up-to-date knowledge.

At a Glance


Master of Science in Engineering focusing on Mechanical Engineering

Course duration

3 full-time semesters,

5-6 part-time semesters

ECTS points


Course focus

  • Product innovation and development
  • Production technology
  • Simulation tools,
  • Digitalisation and Industry 4.0


Rapperswil / Buchs: Subject specialisation

Zurich: Theory and context modules

Involved Institutes

Preferred Bachelor’s degrees

  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc in Microtechnology
  • BSc in Automotive Engineering
  • BSc in Industrial Design Engineering
  • BSc in Materials and Process Engineering
  • BSc in Systems Engineering

Other qualifications: Portfolio admission possible

Teaching language

German, many modules in English