The degree programme consists of several compulsory modules and elective modules. The first compulsory module consists of basics and central questions and theoretical and methodological approaches in scientific and technological research. Other compulsory modules are academic working and knowledge management of research questions and project management. Students have to choose two of the three elective modules. These are: Knowledge cultures, (Techno)science and Society Communicating and Interacting, and Politics of Knowledge and its Institutional Dimensions. They can choose another elective module freely. Students have to write a master’s thesis. The master’s programme concludes with a master’s examination.