Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering revolves around analytical thinking and problem solving in the design, production, and operation of physical products and machinery.

Throughout your Mechanical Engineering studies at Kiron, you will start:

  • Building fundamental engineering skills and the mindset of an engineer
  • Analytically approaching real-world problems using engineering models
Topics & Contents

The Kiron Mechanical Engineering study track provides you with the fundamentals of science and engineering.

The study track starts with the essentials in:

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

It continues with more technical foundations in:

  • Mechanics
  • Materials Science
  • Thermodynamics
  • Electronics
  • Manufacturing Technologies

You will also have the opportunity to improve your transferable skills in:

  • Project Management
  • Quality Management
  • Business Administration
Course Material & Assignments

The Kiron Mechanical Engineering study track includes online courses (live and self-paced). The majority of the courses feature:

  • Video lectures
  • Additional reading materials
  • Demonstrations
  • Interactive applets

All courses have weekly:

  • Non-graded exercises (e.g. practice quizzes, practice problem sets)
  • Graded assignments (e.g. quizzes, homework sets, problem sets)

Some courses have midterm and final exams in form of:

  • Multiple choice tests
  • Completing questions (filling gaps with some numeric value, formula or text)
  • Peer-reviewed assignments for experiment results or text composition
Career Perspectives

Mechanical engineering has many specializations that can lead to industrial and academic careers in fields such as:

  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Manufacturing
  • Energy
  • Robotics

Functional and organizational units that mechanical engineers may work in:

  • Research
  • Product Development
  • Product Management
  • Production Planning and Management
  • Quality Management
  • Quality Control and Assurance
Basic Requirements
  • High School Mathematics: basic Calculus and Algebra
  • English language proficiency (level B2 minimum)

Not sure if you have the skills to take courses in Mechanical Engineering right away? Kiron offers a range of preparatory courses and language courses to help you get you started.

Is This the Right Study Track for You?
  • Do you enjoy math?
  • Do technical systems and technologies fascinate you?
  • Do you wonder how things around you in your daily life are made?

If your answer is “yes”,  Mechanical Engineering is the right study track for you!

Partner Universities

Kiron is cooperating with the following universities where you can finalize your Bachelor’s degree if your field of study is given. Kiron itself does not award degrees. In order to receive a degree Kiron is supporting you in the transfer process:

(1) get accepted as a student and
(2) get the Kiron Credits recognized.

Alanus Hochschule Bonn/Alfter, Germany (B&E)
Alice Salomon Hochschule, Berlin, Germany (SoSc)
B-TU Cottbus, Germany (B&E)
Bard College Berlin, Germany (B&E, PS)
BBW Hochschule, Berlin, Germany (B&E)
FH Aachen, Germany (CS, ME)
FH Lübeck, Germany (CS, ME)
FH Münster, Germany (B&E, ME, CS, SoSc)
FH Potsdam, Germany (SoSc)
HS Fresenius, Germany (B&E)
HS Fulda, Germany (SoSc)
HS Heilbronn, Germany (CS)
HS Koblenz, Germany (SoSc)
HS München, Germany (B&E, SoSc)
HS RheinMain,Wiesbaden, Germany (SoSc)
HWR Berlin, Germany (B&E)
KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany (B&E)
KIT, Karlsruhe, Germany (ME)
Leuphana Lüneburg, Germany (CS)
LMU München , Germany (CS)
RWTH Aachen, Germany (CS, ME)
Technische Hochschule Wildau, Germany (B&E, CS)
TU Berlin, Germany (CS)
TU Clausthal, Germany (B&E, CS, ME)
TU Hamburg, Germany (ME)
Univeristät Bayreuth, Germany (ME)
Univeristät Freiburg, Germany (B&E)
Univeristät Konstanz, Germany (CS)
Universität Bielefeld, Germany (B&E)
Universität Jena, Germany (CS)
Universität Kassel, Germany (B&E)
Universität Passau, Germany (CS)
Universität Witten/Herdecke, Germany (B&E)
Universität Paderborn, Germany (B&E, CS, ME)
Universität Rostock, Germany (CS, ME)
SciencesPo, Paris, France (PS)
CNAM Paris, France (CS)