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bachelor's programme Creative Technology

How can you use cutting-edge technology or new media to create interactive applications that will contribute to users’ health, convenience and enjoyment? Throughout this English-taught programme you will learn to creatively combine computer science and electrical engineering technology in order to create new solutions with real impact on people. Check out the study programme or find out more about why you should choose Creative Technology at the University of Twente

Looking to obtain a master's degree?

Please visit the website of the MSc Human Media Interaction programme at the University of Twente.

Programme overview

Degree
Bachelor’s degree in Creative Technology
Certification: BSc
Duration
3 years
Full-time/part-time
Full-time (no part-time programs possible)
Language
English taught
Starting date
1 September 2017
Location
Drienerlolaan 5
7522 NB Enschede
The Netherlands
Matching
On programme request
Numerus fixus
Does not apply for the programme
Accreditation
NVAO

What is Creative Technology?

A game played on an interactive LED floor that helps patients convalesce. A wrist band that enables you to track down your friends at a festival. A language test for pre-schoolers using eye tracking. These are all examples of projects carried out by students in our Bachelor’s programme Creative Technology. What will you come up with?

This English-taught programme challenges you to harness technology for developing innovations that consumers and organizations really need. Are you an out-of-the-box thinker eager to make a difference in society? Are you daring and interested in smart technology, new media and design? Then Creative Technology could be just the ticket for you. Throughout the many hands-on projects typical of our programmes at Twente, you will develop technical knowledge and skills, as well as the ability to understand how technology influences humans, design and creative processes. In our Smart Experience Laboratory (Smart XP) you will have room to discover how to turn a question or an opportunity into an appealing prototype.

CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY in Twente

Choosing Creative Technology means choosing the ultimate combination of design, creativity and technology. It also means making a deliberate choice for English as the language of instruction − and the head start this international language will give you in your career. Our graduates work for businesses and departments that foster real innovation. As a creative thinker and a bridge builder between different disciplines, you will be able to translate client wishes into new solutions. Perhaps you fancy marketing your smart idea through your own company? Creative Technology will take you beyond your imagination, enable you to develop fascinating high-tech applications and keep focussed on having a social impact.

More information

Visit the Open Days or be a Student-for-a-day to see if Creative Technology at the University of Twente is right for you. Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information or find out how to apply.

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