Innovation in Products, Processes and Materials

Why Study Innovation in Products, Processes and Materials at HSR?

Implement innovative ideas

You will address the entire value chain – from idea to finished product.

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.

Understand integral product development

You will take account of all disciplines involved and look at the entire product life cycle up to product disposal.

Modern technology and tools

You will use up-to-date simulation tools for development and work with modern machinery and equipment.

Teaching by dedicated and well-connected professionals

Your lecturers have close links to research and industry and share their up-to-date knowledge.

The Key Points at a Glance

QualificationMaster of Science FHO (University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland) in Engineering focusing on Industrial Technologies
Course duration

3 full-time semesters,

5-6 part-time semesters

ECTS points90
SpecialismIndustrial Technologies
Specialist focusesIntegral product development, production and automation technology, computer-aided part and process design

Subject specialisation: Rapperswil

Theory and context modules: Zurich

Preferred Bachelor’s degrees
  • BSc in Automotive Engineering
  • BSc Elektrotechnik
  • BSc in Electrical Engineering
  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc in Microtechnology
  • BSc in Systems Engineering
  • Engineering Designer
  • BSc in Telecommunications
  • BSc in Renewable Energies and Environmental Engineering
  • BSc in Systems Engineering

Portfolio admission:

  • BSc in Industrial Engineering Management
  • BSc in Computer Science
Other qualifications: Portfolio admission possible
Teaching language

German, many modules in English

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