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Department Media & Design

Technical Documentation

After Graduation

New Career Paths

Graduates of the postgraduate Master’s course are excellently qualified to assume responsibility – in all sectors and in executive positions – for the development and preparation of instructions and manuals for different target groups. This includes in particular

  • operating instructions
  • assembly instructions
  • maintenance instructions
  • repair instructions
  • servicing documents
  • process documentation
  • training material
  • information graphics

The practical and career-specific training provides the participants with knowledge and practical skills at academic level, which are required for the following fields of activity:

  • project and process management and service management
  • optimisation of existing documentation processes taking into account economic and technical aspects
  • preparation, production and publication of different media for different target groups and requirements
  • development of concept, layout and design
  • information search
  • editorial work
  • content development and preparation of text and other media objects
  • preparation of multilingual documentation and localisation
  • localisation, translation and translation management
  • terminology management
  • online documentation, mobile documentation and multimedia documentation
  • development of online help systems
  • training development and e-learning
  • introduction and administration of content management systems
  • usability engineering
  • quality management
  • data updating, content management and archiving

Potential employers of graduates of this postgraduate Master’s course include the following core sectors and institutions:

  • mechanical engineering
  • automotive engineering
  • metal industry
  • chemicals industry
  • medical and pharmaceuticals industry
  • electrical engineering
  • software development
  • technical editing agencies
  • translation agencies
  • university or research institutes
  • scientific publishers
  • training and continuing education institutes
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