Program Curriculum

The Master of Science WASTE starts every winter semester (October) and is designed to be completed within four semesters. The program comprises mandatory modules along with an extensive selection of elective modules which could include a student research project or an industrial internship.

In four semesters, 120 credits have to be completed. Normally, 30 credits should be completed each semester. However, variations of plus/minus 3 credits are permitted.

Please refer the proposed organisation of the courses from the MSc. WASTE Macrostructure (11.09.2019)


1st and 2nd Semester:

Advanced modules
- Compulsory Module (Thermo- and Fluid Dynamics)
- Compulsory Module (Pollutant Formation and Air Quality Control)
- Compulsory Module (Chemistry and Biology for Environmental Engineers)
- Compulsory Module (Sanitary Engineering)
- Compulsory Module (Process Engineering)
- Compulsory Module (Technology Assessment and presentation Techniques)

Specialized Area 1
Specialized Area 2
Elective Modules
German Course and/or Key Qualifications

3rd Semester:

Specialized Area 1
Specialized Area 2
Elective Modules
Key Qualifications

4th Semester:

Master Thesis

The macrostructure is valid from winter semester 2015/2016.

For more information on the WASTE Examination Regulations, please click here.

 For more information on the Module Descriptions, please click here.