Bachelor of Engineering in Industry 4.0

General

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Program Description

For all pioneers, who think and act beyond 4.0.

The bachelor in Industry 4.0 deals with the following topics the enormous challenges posed by the fourth industrial revolution and make you the expert at the interfaces between technology and management. The focus is on topics such as such as smart factory, manufacturing automation and smart manufacturing as well as robotics.

Main areas of study

  • Industrial Engineering
  • Economics/Business Management
  • Industry 4.0 (Engineering and Economics Integration, Smart Factory, Manufacturing Automation II, Robotics)
  • Quantitative methods and skills

Specializations

In the 5th and 6th semesters in full-time option or 7th and 8th semesters in part-time option:

  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Smart Logistics
  • Software Engineering
  • Data Engineering
  • Innovation and Knowledge Management
  • Start-up Management

Study Abroad

In the 4th semester of the full-time option

International Summer School in the 6th semester of the part-time option

Practice

Intern domestically or internationally (full-time option)

Practical projects, business games, labs, excursions (full- and part-time option)

You successfully completed your bachelor studies in Industry 4.0? What is next?

Depending on which specialization you have chosen, you can take off in the following areas, for example:

  • Product/Services Management
  • Manufacturing Management
  • Manufacturing Marketing
  • Change Management
  • Data Management
  • Consulting

Your bachelor’s degree in Industry 4.0 makes you a sought-after candidate for all manufacturing companies that need to change their business models, structures and processes in order to succeed on the market.

This also includes industries that require cross-linked network solutions, new services and novel approaches to the workplace, innovation, and communication.

Your job prospects are increasing in both sectors.

As an expert on smart factories, you will use both your interdisciplinary skills and digital expertise to develop business models and processes as well as smart products and services.

In addition, Industry 4.0 experts are offered a wide range of job opportunities in the core, cross-functional divisions of companies. These include manufacturing management (planning, control, introduction, and adaptation), project and change management and automation.

Last updated Apr 2020

About the School

The private university XU Exponential University is Germany’s first university to focus exclusively on digitization and technology. At Studio Five on the grounds of the Filmpark Babelsberg in Potsdam, ... Read More

The private university XU Exponential University is Germany’s first university to focus exclusively on digitization and technology. At Studio Five on the grounds of the Filmpark Babelsberg in Potsdam, we set up a campus that focuses specifically on the education, advancement, and networking of future heroes of digital change. A place for you! Read less