Frequently Asked Questions

What are the typical job positions that I can take up in the industry after I graduate?

Computational Engineering students from Bochum have absolutely no problem getting highly sought jobs in industry. As you can see from the collection of alumni, former Computational Engineering students work at companies such as Airbus, EADS, DaimlerChrylser, Black&Decker or Areva, just to mention some. 

Studying Computational Engineering provides students with a solid theoretical fundament  along with practical problem solving skills. Therefore, the range for possible job positions is wide and too numerous to mention. To give an idea here is what former students are now doing:

  • project engineer in a shipbuilding company,
  • FEM strength analysis of automobile parts,
  • consultant in an aerospace company,
  • head of a civil engineering office.

Of course, this collection is far from complete.

Is the salary for someone with this expertise more attractive than that of a normal engineering job?

As everybody knows, the more a person has studied and learned, the more responsibility they can take in the job. And salaries are closely linked to responsibilities. Therefore, the answer is simply: Yes, the salary is better!

How are my research and academic career prospects?

Universities all over the world are constantly looking for talented young scientists. They hire people in who they have confidence will successfully contribute to the scientific benefit of the institution. This confidence is based on two points:

  1. the reputation of the master's program,
  2. the achievement of the student in this program.

Since Computational Engineering has a good reputation worldwide, the first point is ensured. For the second point, everything depends on you!

Are the tuition fees not too high compared to those of other institutions in Vietnam?

First of all, you have to compare the fees for the same training quality. As you know, our teaching staff are experienced experts from Germany, a world leader in engineering; our degree is a European standard degree, recognised throughout the world; our curriculum comes from years of experience in superb engineering training in Germany; other teaching materials such as simulation software are state-of-the-art; our class size are small and that is one of the quality features. We are sure it’s very difficult, if not impossible, for you to find training of this quality with our moderate tuition fees in Vietnam. We are sure about that because our programs are substantially subsidised by two governments and without that generous support, training of this quality would never cost so little. And you can think of the tuition fee as an investment, and think of what you’ll get after you’ve made that investment: a prestigious degree, skills that not everyone can have, more attractive job opportunities, brighter academic career prospects etc. You can see that you’ll have a huge pay-off.