The master’s programme is divided up into four semesters and includes the following general compulsory subjects: integrative laboratory materials, solid state physics, materials sciences, nuclear physics and quantum mechanics, applied chemistry, analytical chemistry, selection of materials, production and processing processes, characterisation of materials, physical properties of materials (1st and 2nd semester). As of the second semester students will choose their specialised elective courses, which include metallic and ceramic materials (ductility, original and deformation processes, functional materials), semiconductor process engineering and nanotechnology (physics of the semiconductor parts, surface chemistry, nanostructures and nanotechnology) as well as polymer sciences and plastics engineering (macromolecular materials, nanostructures in polymers, modern polymer characterisation). Students will be supported in undertaking a study period abroad. Students have to write a master's thesis. The study programme concludes with a master’s examination before a board of examiners.