Content and Structure
As a real estate and facility manager you have expert knowledge on economics, architecture, civil engineering, energy and building technology.
We arrange well-founded expertise and soft skills, e.g. project management, professional dealing with clients and presentation techniques.
Our degree programmes prepare for real-estate leaders in engineering consultancies, consulting companies, service providers and in the broad field of facility management.
Graduates advise on strategies for planning and developing office, manufacturing or retail properties. In addition they are responsible for the management of building complexes.
The bachelor degree programme is made up of three parts: First of all our students get basic knowledge of economics and technical facility management. From the second semester on, students find out how to manage construction projects, how integrate specific software to implent new ideas and how to lead a company successfully.
Students have the chance to increase a deeper knowledge of facility management and to promote their own interests. Therefore we offer a wide variety of elective courses.
Studies are accompanied by practical projects, case studies and excursions.
In the final term students have to do an internship in her professional field. Afterwards they do their bachelorthesis and obtain a Bachelor of Science (B. Sc). degree.
Our degree programmes are certified under the terms of GEFMA (German Facility Management Association).
Standard period of study: Six terms
Study cycle: Program shall begin in the autumn term
Study fees: No tuition fees (except 260 Euro/term semester fee)
Admission restrictions: Yes
Pre-study internship: No
Entry requirements: German authorization for university entrance
Workload: 180 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System)
Each successfully completed module is rewarded with five credits of the ECTS.
English (various electives)
To be eligible for selection, applicants are required to:
- German authorization for university entrance
For more Information see:
Application for study for foreigners and Germans with a foreign university entrance qualification
Sometimes it is necessary to participate in a one-year preparatory course.
For more information see:
Preparatory course/assessment test
German language entry requirements
International students who speak German as a foreign language must have obtained one of the following standards:
- TestDaF (German as a Foreign Language Test),level 4
- DSH (German language test for admission to higher education), level 2
- "Deutsche Sprachdiplom (Level II) of the KMK" (taken at German schools abroad)
- "Kleine Deutsche Sprachdiplom" or "Große Deutsche Sprachdiplom" from the Goethe Institute
- "Zentrale Oberstufenprüfung" (ZOP) from the Goethe Institute and "Goethe-Zertifikat C2-GDS" respectively
- "telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule"
- UNICERT Certificate Level III or IV for German (at universities)
- Aptitude test in the preparatory course before studies (Studienkolleg), minimum grade 4 in German
For more information about German language entry requirements see: Pre-study German course
International guest students spend one or two semesters studying at Münster University of Applied Sciences without intending to complete a degree need at least Level B1 German language competences. (Evidence of language proficiency may be issued by the home university or a Goethe-Institute in the home country.)
Basics Facility Management
Basics technical facility management
Financial Management 1
Real estate management 1
Digital planning, constructing and operating
Building services engineering 1
Real estate economics
Financial management 2
Real estate management
Call for tender and service control
Case study 1
Case study 2
Case study 3
Building services engineering 2
Human recource management
Commercial, real estate, procurement law
Life cycle management
Quantitative research methods
Elective 1(choose by the student from the elective list)
Elective 2 (choose by the student from the elective list)
CAD - Computer aided design
Facility Management - Software and databases
Facility management - Operating concepts for real estate
Integral planning and work place design
Integrated management systems
Spanish 1, 2 (beginners, advanced)
Building information modeling
Business improvement methodology