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Curriculum Aviatik

The curriculum of your degree consists of different module types, which provide you with specialist knowledge, mathematical-scientific basics, practical experience as well as contextual knowledge from areas such as communication and business.

In the third year of study, depending on your interest, you can choose between three main areas and take the corresponding specialization and elective modules. Click on each module to learn more about choices, language of instruction and ECTS credits.

Module overview full-time

This module table is valid from 16. September 2019

Module legend

Context Modules

Project Modules

Subject-Specific Modules

Mathematics and Natural Science Modules

Semester 1 , Semester ECTS : 30 , Semester week lessons : 30

Communication Competence 1

Communication Competence 1

The Communication Competence 1 module focuses on the following aspects of communication training: Researching and processing information in a scientific context // Developing presentation skills // Organising communication and feedback in teams // Teaching language: DE/EN

Aviation Projects 1

Aviation Projects 1

You will be working on projects dealing with complex technical questions related to aviation that will challenge your technical skills (mathematics, physics, IT, principles of flight, communication) as well as your team spirit, creativity and management competences. // Teaching language: DE

Aviation Basics

Aviation Basics

Aviation Basics illustrates the breadth of the term "Aviation" and provides a brief overview of the main aspects. Apart from evening out the students’ prior knowledge and motivating them for the subject, this module lays the foundation for the follow-up modules in subsequent semesters. // Teaching language: DE

Aviation Law

Aviation Law

Aviation Law - basics of aviation law // Teaching language: DE

Computer Science Programming 1

Computer Science Programming 1

Introduction to software development with Python. // Teaching language: DE

Analysis 1

Analysis 1

In this course, students learn the basic concepts of calculus of one real variable. // Teaching language: DE

Linear Algebra 1

Linear Algebra 1

Students are familiarised with and master the basic concepts and propositions of linear algebra and analytic geometry. They can formulate simple concrete questions in the mathematical language and are able to solve these independently and present their solutions. // Teaching language: DE

Physics 1

Physics 1

Physics 1 will first introduce you into the basic scientific methodology and the related mathematical tools by analyzing dynamical processes from the fields of hydro- and electrodynamics. The second part of the course focuses on Newtonian mechanics and basic fluid-dynamics. // Teaching language: DE

Semester 2 , Semester ECTS : 30 , Semester week lessons : 30

Communication Competence 2

Communication Competence 2

The Communication Competence 2 module focuses on the following aspects of communication training: Collaborative writing and peer feedback in a scientific/professional context // Developing research skills // Audience-oriented communication // Teaching language: DE/EN

Aviation Projects 2

Aviation Projects 2

You will be working on projects dealing with complex technical questions related to aviation that will challenge your technical skills (mathematics, physics, IT, principles of flight, communication) as well as your team spirit, creativity and management competences. // Teaching language: DE

Principles of Flight

Principles of Flight

Fundamental principles of aircraft aerodynamics and basic concepts of flight mechanics, with exercises, practical laboratory sessions and wind tunnel demonstrations. // Teaching language: EN

Business Administration

Business Administration

Students learn the elementary accounting relationships in a company, applying them to concrete examples. They combine individual business contexts and merge these with their own additions (synthesis) and assess specific business information and facts employing appropriate criteria (evaluation). // Teaching language: EN

Computer Science Tools

Computer Science Tools

Students solve technical and numerical problems with MATLAB software, and prepare, analyse, present and document data. They visualise mathematical relationships, prepare graphics for documentation, plot and simulate systems with differential equations, and solve symbolic equation systems. // Teaching language: DE

CAD for Aviation

CAD for Aviation

CAx-Basics in practice // Students are familiarised with the handling and application of modern CAx programs for product development and production. The module provides a broad overview of CAx tools such as sketching, modelling, simulating, visualising, animating, 3D documentation, 3D printing and VR (virtual reality). // Teaching language: DE

Analysis 2

Analysis 2

Basic concepts and methods of differential and integral calculus of one real variable, as well as their application. // Teaching language: DE

Linear Algebra 2

Linear Algebra 2

Students are familiarised with and master the basic concepts and propositions of linear algebra and complex numbers. They can formulate simple concrete questions in the mathematical language and are able to solve these independently. // Teaching language: DE

Physics 2

Physics 2

In the first part of Physics 2 we will deal with basic rigid body mechanics and switch to basic thermodynamics of ideal gases, heat and entropy transport-phenomena and thermodynamic cycles for the second part of the semester. // Teaching language: DE

Semester 3 , Semester ECTS : 30 , Semester week lessons : 30

Communication Competence 3

Communication Competence 3

The Communication Competence 3 module focuses on the following aspects of communication training: Communication in international and interdisciplinary settings // Mediation and transfer between English and German // Negotiation and discussion // Teaching language: DE/EN

Aviation Projects 3

Aviation Projects 3

The AV.PMX project module aims to create the basis for successful project and Bachelor theses by having students practise the process. The learning content of project modules AV.PM3 and AV.PM4 covers aviation projects (3 credits each) and communication training (ZAV with ILC, 1 credit each). // Teaching language: DE

Aircraft Systems – Structure and Mechanical Systems

Aircraft Systems – Structure and Mechanical Systems

The Structure and Mechanical Systems module deals with the principles of aircraft design and mechanical systems. // Teaching language: EN

Human Factors

Human Factors

Human Factors in Aviation is an interdisciplinary research and application field focused on safety and performance in human-machine system environments. Students learn the basics of human factors in aviation, applying them to the practice of pilots, air traffic controllers and maintenance personnel. // Teaching language: EN

Safety Risk Management – Quality Management

Safety Risk Management – Quality Management

Safety Risk Management - Quality Management // Teaching language: DE/EN

Infrastructure – Airspace and ANS

Infrastructure – Airspace and ANS

Students obtain an overview and understand the basic principles of the infrastructure of “airspace”. They acquire knowledge about the services, procedures and technical systems required for efficient and safe operations in airspace. The module forms a basis for future career options in this area. // Teaching language: DE

Stochastics and Statistics

Stochastics and Statistics

The module introduces the terms and concepts of probability theory and statistics that are indispensable for a deeper understanding of many areas. // Teaching language: DE

Physik 3: Atmospheric Physics and Applied Meteorology

Physik 3: Atmospheric Physics and Applied Meteorology

Students acquire an overview of applied atmospheric physics, with an explicit focus on meteorology. The aim of the course is to apply the basic laws of physics to meteorological problems and phenomena. Students will also be able to generate their own well-founded weather forecast. // Teaching language: EN

Semester 4 , Semester ECTS : 30 , Semester week lessons : 30

Intercultural Communication and Management

Intercultural Communication and Management

This module focuses on selected theories and models of intercultural communication that are relevant to engineers. Practical skills (e.g. negotiation techniques) will be trained and applied to specific case studies. // Teaching language: EN

Aviation Projects 4

Aviation Projects 4

The AV.PMX project module aims to create the basis for successful project and Bachelor theses by having students practise the process. The learning content of project modules AV.PM3 and AV.PM4 covers aviation projects (3 credits each) and communication training (ZAV with ILC, 1 credit each). // Teaching language: DE/EN

Aircraft Systems – Propulsion Systems and Performance

Aircraft Systems – Propulsion Systems and Performance

The Propulsion Systems and Performance module deals with the principles of propulsion and flight performance of fixed wing aircraft. // Teaching language: EN

Aircraft Systems – Electrotechnics and Electrical Systems

Aircraft Systems – Electrotechnics and Electrical Systems

Aircraft systems - electrotechnics and electrical systems. // Teaching language: EN

Aviation Systems Engineering

Aviation Systems Engineering

The overriding goal of the Systems Engineering module is to enable students to systematically solve problems, with the goal of achieving informed simplicity with a reasonable effort according to Pareto’s principle. // Teaching language: EN

Infrastructure – Aerodromes

Infrastructure – Aerodromes

Introduction to Planning, Design, Operation, and Management of Aerodromes Systems // Teaching language: DE

Materials Technology for Aviation

Materials Technology for Aviation

Materials science and chemistry for aviation engineers focusing on aerospace materials like aluminium and composites, non-destructive testing and the basics of chemistry for aviation. // Teaching language: DE

Numerics

Numerics

This class gives an introduction to the theory and algorithms of numerical mathematics. // Teaching language: DE

Semester 5 , Semester ECTS : 30 , Semester week lessons : 30

Elective Module

Elective Module

You choose a context module according to your interests.

Elective Module

Elective Module

You choose a context module according to your interests.

Project Thesis: Aviation

Project Thesis: Aviation

  • ECTS : 6

The project thesis comprises independent exploration of a small, practically focused, technical and scientific problem under the supervision of a tutor. The topic dealt with can come from the research and development of an institute, from an industrial partner or from an individual initiative. // Teaching language: DE/EN

Specialisation Module

Specialisation Module

You decide on one of three main areas: technical engineering, operational engineering, license training. You take all 6 focus modules in the same focus.

Specialisation Module

Specialisation Module

You decide on one of three main areas: technical engineering, operational engineering, license training. You take all 6 focus modules in the same focus.

Specialisation Module

Specialisation Module

You decide on one of three main areas: technical engineering, operational engineering, license training. You take all 6 focus modules in the same focus.

Elective Module

Elective Module

  • ECTS : 4

Module from group

  • ATM Summer School
  • Flight Test Laboratory
  • Aviation Security and Emergency Response Plan
  • Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul

You choose a elective module based on your interests. The selection varies depending on the chosen focus.

Optional Module

Optional Module

  • ECTS : 4

Module from group

  • Höhere Analysis
  • Operations Research
  • Photonics – Angewandte Optik
  • Mathematik: Kryptologie
  • Moderne Physik
  • Sensors
  • Statistik 2

You choose a elective module based on your interests.

Semester 6 , Semester ECTS : 30 , Semester week lessons : 30

Elective Module

Elective Module

You choose a context module according to your interests.

Bachelor Thesis: Aviation

Bachelor Thesis: Aviation

  • ECTS : 12

The bachelor thesis comprises independent exploration of a larger, practically focussed, technical and scientific problem. The topic dealt with can arise from the research and development of an institute, from an industrial partner or from an individual initiative. // Teaching language: DE/EN

Specialisation Module

Specialisation Module

You decide on one of three main areas: technical engineering, operational engineering, license training. You take all 6 focus modules in the same focus.

Specialisation Module

Specialisation Module

You decide on one of three main areas: technical engineering, operational engineering, license training. You take all 6 focus modules in the same focus.

Specialisation Module

Specialisation Module

You decide on one of three main areas: technical engineering, operational engineering, license training. You take all 6 focus modules in the same focus.

Elective Module

Elective Module

  • ECTS : 4

Module from group

  • Introduction to Rotary Wing Aircraft
  • ATM Summer School
  • Flight Test Laboratory
  • Learning from Incidents and Accidents
  • Space Systems
  • Unmanned Aviation

You choose a elective module based on your interests. Depending on the focus, there are additional modules to choose from.

The list of elective modules reflects the current state of the offer. It can change until the third year of study.

Module overview part-time

This module table is valid from 16. September 2019

Module legend

Context Modules

Subject-Specific Modules

Mathematics and Natural Science Modules

Project Modules

Semester 1 , Semester ECTS : 22 , Semester week lessons : 22

Communication Competence 1

Communication Competence 1

The Communication Competence 1 module focuses on the following aspects of communication training: Researching and processing information in a scientific context // Developing presentation skills // Organising communication and feedback in teams // Teaching language: DE/EN

Aviation Basics

Aviation Basics

Aviation Basics illustrates the breadth of the term "Aviation" and provides a brief overview of the main aspects. Apart from evening out the students’ prior knowledge and motivating them for the subject, this module lays the foundation for the follow-up modules in subsequent semesters. // Teaching language: DE

Aviation Law

Aviation Law

Aviation Law - basics of aviation law // Teaching language: DE

Computer Science Programming 1

Computer Science Programming 1

Introduction to software development with Python. // Teaching language: DE

Analysis 1

Analysis 1

In this course, students learn the basic concepts of calculus of one real variable. // Teaching language: DE

Linear Algebra 1

Linear Algebra 1

Students are familiarised with and master the basic concepts and propositions of linear algebra and analytic geometry. They can formulate simple concrete questions in the mathematical language and are able to solve these independently and present their solutions. // Teaching language: DE

Semester 2 , Semester ECTS : 22 , Semester week lessons : 22

Communication Competence 2

Communication Competence 2

The Communication Competence 2 module focuses on the following aspects of communication training: Collaborative writing and peer feedback in a scientific/professional context // Developing research skills // Audience-oriented communication // Teaching language: DE/EN

Principles of Flight

Principles of Flight

Fundamental principles of aircraft aerodynamics and basic concepts of flight mechanics, with exercises, practical laboratory sessions and wind tunnel demonstrations. // Teaching language: EN

Business Administration

Business Administration

Students learn the elementary accounting relationships in a company, applying them to concrete examples. They combine individual business contexts and merge these with their own additions (synthesis) and assess specific business information and facts employing appropriate criteria (evaluation). // Teaching language: EN

Computer Science Tools

Computer Science Tools

Students solve technical and numerical problems with MATLAB software, and prepare, analyse, present and document data. They visualise mathematical relationships, prepare graphics for documentation, plot and simulate systems with differential equations, and solve symbolic equation systems. // Teaching language: DE

CAD for Aviation

CAD for Aviation

CAx-Basics in practice // Students are familiarised with the handling and application of modern CAx programs for product development and production. The module provides a broad overview of CAx tools such as sketching, modelling, simulating, visualising, animating, 3D documentation, 3D printing and VR (virtual reality). // Teaching language: DE

Analysis 2

Analysis 2

Basic concepts and methods of differential and integral calculus of one real variable, as well as their application. // Teaching language: DE

Linear Algebra 2

Linear Algebra 2

Students are familiarised with and master the basic concepts and propositions of linear algebra and complex numbers. They can formulate simple concrete questions in the mathematical language and are able to solve these independently. // Teaching language: DE

Semester 3 , Semester ECTS : 22 , Semester week lessons : 22

Communication Competence 3

Communication Competence 3

The Communication Competence 3 module focuses on the following aspects of communication training: Communication in international and interdisciplinary settings // Mediation and transfer between English and German // Negotiation and discussion // Teaching language: DE/EN

Aviation Projects 1

Aviation Projects 1

You will be working on projects dealing with complex technical questions related to aviation that will challenge your technical skills (mathematics, physics, IT, principles of flight, communication) as well as your team spirit, creativity and management competences. // Teaching language: DE

Aircraft Systems – Structure and Mechanical Systems

Aircraft Systems – Structure and Mechanical Systems

The Structure and Mechanical Systems module deals with the principles of aircraft design and mechanical systems. // Teaching language: EN

Human Factors

Human Factors

Human Factors in Aviation is an interdisciplinary research and application field focused on safety and performance in human-machine system environments. Students learn the basics of human factors in aviation, applying them to the practice of pilots, air traffic controllers and maintenance personnel. // Teaching language: EN

Safety Risk Management – Quality Management

Safety Risk Management – Quality Management

Safety Risk Management - Quality Management // Teaching language: DE/EN

Physics 1

Physics 1

Physics 1 will first introduce you into the basic scientific methodology and the related mathematical tools by analyzing dynamical processes from the fields of hydro- and electrodynamics. The second part of the course focuses on Newtonian mechanics and basic fluid-dynamics. // Teaching language: DE

Semester 4 , Semester ECTS : 22 , Semester week lessons : 22

Intercultural Communication and Management

Intercultural Communication and Management

This module focuses on selected theories and models of intercultural communication that are relevant to engineers. Practical skills (e.g. negotiation techniques) will be trained and applied to specific case studies. // Teaching language: EN

Aviation Projects 2

Aviation Projects 2

You will be working on projects dealing with complex technical questions related to aviation that will challenge your technical skills (mathematics, physics, IT, principles of flight, communication) as well as your team spirit, creativity and management competences. // Teaching language: DE

Aircraft Systems – Propulsion Systems and Performance

Aircraft Systems – Propulsion Systems and Performance

The Propulsion Systems and Performance module deals with the principles of propulsion and flight performance of fixed wing aircraft. // Teaching language: EN

Aircraft Systems – Electrotechnics and Electrical Systems

Aircraft Systems – Electrotechnics and Electrical Systems

Aircraft systems - electrotechnics and electrical systems. // Teaching language: EN

Aviation Systems Engineering

Aviation Systems Engineering

The overriding goal of the Systems Engineering module is to enable students to systematically solve problems, with the goal of achieving informed simplicity with a reasonable effort according to Pareto’s principle. // Teaching language: EN

Physics 2

Physics 2

In the first part of Physics 2 we will deal with basic rigid body mechanics and switch to basic thermodynamics of ideal gases, heat and entropy transport-phenomena and thermodynamic cycles for the second part of the semester. // Teaching language: DE

Semester 5 , Semester ECTS : 22 , Semester week lessons : 22

Aviation Projects 3

Aviation Projects 3

The AV.PMX project module aims to create the basis for successful project and Bachelor theses by having students practise the process. The learning content of project modules AV.PM3 and AV.PM4 covers aviation projects (3 credits each) and communication training (ZAV with ILC, 1 credit each). // Teaching language: DE

Infrastructure – Airspace and ANS

Infrastructure – Airspace and ANS

Students obtain an overview and understand the basic principles of the infrastructure of “airspace”. They acquire knowledge about the services, procedures and technical systems required for efficient and safe operations in airspace. The module forms a basis for future career options in this area. // Teaching language: DE

Stochastics and Statistics

Stochastics and Statistics

The module introduces the terms and concepts of probability theory and statistics that are indispensable for a deeper understanding of many areas. // Teaching language: DE

Physik 3: Atmospheric Physics and Applied Meteorology

Physik 3: Atmospheric Physics and Applied Meteorology

Students acquire an overview of applied atmospheric physics, with an explicit focus on meteorology. The aim of the course is to apply the basic laws of physics to meteorological problems and phenomena. Students will also be able to generate their own well-founded weather forecast. // Teaching language: EN

Semester 6 , Semester ECTS : 22 , Semester week lessons : 22

Aviation Projects 4

Aviation Projects 4

The AV.PMX project module aims to create the basis for successful project and Bachelor theses by having students practise the process. The learning content of project modules AV.PM3 and AV.PM4 covers aviation projects (3 credits each) and communication training (ZAV with ILC, 1 credit each). // Teaching language: DE/EN

Infrastructure – Aerodromes

Infrastructure – Aerodromes

Introduction to Planning, Design, Operation, and Management of Aerodromes Systems // Teaching language: DE

Materials Technology for Aviation

Materials Technology for Aviation

Materials science and chemistry for aviation engineers focusing on aerospace materials like aluminium and composites, non-destructive testing and the basics of chemistry for aviation. // Teaching language: DE

Numerics

Numerics

This class gives an introduction to the theory and algorithms of numerical mathematics. // Teaching language: DE

Semester 7 , Semester ECTS : 24 , Semester week lessons : 18

Project Thesis: Aviation

Project Thesis: Aviation

  • ECTS : 6

The project thesis comprises independent exploration of a small, practically focused, technical and scientific problem under the supervision of a tutor. The topic dealt with can come from the research and development of an institute, from an industrial partner or from an individual initiative. // Teaching language: DE/EN

Specialisation Module

Specialisation Module

You decide on one of three main areas: technical engineering, operational engineering, license training. You take all 6 focus modules in the same focus.

Specialisation Module

Specialisation Module

You decide on one of three main areas: technical engineering, operational engineering, license training. You take all 6 focus modules in the same focus.

Specialisation Module

Specialisation Module

You decide on one of three main areas: technical engineering, operational engineering, license training. You take all 6 focus modules in the same focus.

Optional Module

Optional Module

  • ECTS : 4

Module from group

  • Höhere Analysis
  • Operations Research
  • Photonics – Angewandte Optik
  • Mathematik: Kryptologie
  • Moderne Physik
  • Sensors
  • Statistik 2

You choose a elective module based on your interests.

Semester 8 , Semester ECTS : 24 , Semester week lessons : 12

Bachelor Thesis: Aviation

Bachelor Thesis: Aviation

  • ECTS : 12

The bachelor thesis comprises independent exploration of a larger, practically focussed, technical and scientific problem. The topic dealt with can arise from the research and development of an institute, from an industrial partner or from an individual initiative. // Teaching language: DE/EN

Specialisation Module

Specialisation Module

You decide on one of three main areas: technical engineering, operational engineering, license training. You take all 6 focus modules in the same focus.

Specialisation Module

Specialisation Module

You decide on one of three main areas: technical engineering, operational engineering, license training. You take all 6 focus modules in the same focus.

Specialisation Module

Specialisation Module

You decide on one of three main areas: technical engineering, operational engineering, license training. You take all 6 focus modules in the same focus.

The list of elective modules reflects the current state of the offer. It can change until the third year of study.