Bachelor of Engineering – Design and Development

DHBW Design and Development student

What do I need to know about the profession?

DHBW Design and Development students design and plan machines and components.

General

  • Duration of study: 3 years (6 semesters)
  • Required school-leaving qualification:
    University of applied sciences entrance qualification (Fachhochschulreife) or university entrance qualification (Abitur)
  • Partner university: DHBW Ravensburg - Friedrichshafen campus

Further education opportunities

  • Master of Engineering

Activities

  • Operation of CAD programs and ERP systems
  • Conducting trials and simulations
  • Identification, development and evaluation of new technologies
  • Design of products and operating equipment
  • Active participation in all phases of the product development process
  • Participation in the realisation of new solutions for products/methods
  • Participation in the implementation of new solutions for products/methods
  • Planning, coordination, realisation and documentation of projects

Requirements profile

  • Interest in maths and technology
  • Communication skills
  • ability to make contacts
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to think logically
  • Spatial sense
  • Systematic way of learning and working
  • Sense of responsibility

What will I learn at the Cooperative State University?

DHBW Design and Development student

1st and 2nd semester

    • CAD techniques
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Manufacturing engineering
    • Strength of materials
    • Computer science
    • Engineering design
    • Theory of design
    • Materials laboratory
    • Mathematics
    • Numerics
    • Engineering mechanics
    • Materials
    DHBW Design and Development student

    3rd and 4th semester

    • Business administration
    • Computer-aided documentation
    • Data management
    • Electrical machinery
    • Basics of technical documentation
    • Basics of information management
    • Quality management laboratory
    • Presentation techniques
    • Project management
    • Quality management
    • Thermodynamics
    • Transmission elements
    DHBW Design and Development students

    5th and 6th semester

    • Applied project management
    • Drives
    • FEM application
    • Automation technology
    • CAD special
    • CAD techniques
    • Development management
    • Production machinery
    • Fluid mechanics
    • Transmission
    • Handling machinery
    • Engineering design
    • Theory of design
    • Design technology
    • Plastics engineering
    • Quality control engineering
    • Machine dynamics
    • Control engineering
    • Robot technology

      What will I learn in the specialist departments?

      DHBW Design and Development student

      Training centre:

      • Basics of metals technology
      • Basics of turning
      • Basics of milling
      • Basics of electrical engineering
      • Basics of control technology

      Project work in one of the following fields:       

      • Plant construction
      • Automation
      • Casting methods - permanent moulds
      • Casting methods - lost moulds
      • Design series products
      • Design cast parts
      • Design operating equipment
      • Logistics
      • Machining
      • Quality management
      • Technical development
      • Testing
      DHBW Design and Development student

      Project work in one of the following fields:       

      • Plant construction
      • Automation
      • Casting methods - permanent moulds
      • Casting methods - lost moulds
      • Design series products
      • Design cast parts
      • Design operating equipment
      • Logistics
      • Machining
      • Quality management
      • Technical development
      • Testing

        Bachelor thesis in one of the following fields:       

        • Plant construction
        • Automation
        • Casting methods - permanent moulds
        • Casting methods - lost moulds
        • Design series products
        • Design cast parts
        • Design operating equipment
        • Logistics
        • Machining
        • Quality management
        • Technical development
        • Testing

        Questions & answers on the application process at Handtmann

        You can apply either by post or by e-mail.

        Send your post application to:

        Handtmann Service GmbH & Co. KG
        Training department
        Arthur-Handtmann-Str. 23
        88400 Biberach

        Send your e-mail application to: ausbildung@handtmann.de

        • Covering letter
        • Full curriculum vitae
        • Last 3 school records
        • Certificates

        The application period for university courses starting in 2018 is from 1st August 2017 to 15th September 2017. You can apply during this period.

        All the university places have been filled for courses starting in 2017.

        You will receive confirmation of receipt after you have sent your application. You will therefore know that your documentation has definitely reached Handtmann.

        Your application documents will then be read personally and considered with respect to suitability by the training team. Therefore it may take a few weeks before you receive a reply. Thank you for your understanding. Even if it may take some time to consider your application, this on no account reflects on your chances of being accepted for the position.

        If your application and the requirements of your career aspiration match, we will invite you for a personal interview. This is usually with the respective instructor.

        Please refer to the Directions section to find out how to get to our locations.

        You will receive a written response to the success of your application in the weeks after the interview. If your application is confirmed, we will send you a trainee contract and further information.

        We ask for your patience. There may be several applicants and a decision can only be reached once all the interviews are complete.

        Of course you can apply again after an unsuccessful application. It is quite possible that a suitable trainee position will be available at a later date or that a skilled worker position is vacant after your training. We look forward to receiving your application.

        Your contacts

        Ruth Berg
        Ruth Berg
        Vocational training in business administration

        Phone: +49 7351 342-2115
        Noah Gnandt
        Noah Gnandt
        Vocational training in business administration

        Phone: +49 7351 342-2123

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