With your Bachelor’s diploma in Electrical Engineering, you can directly enter the job market, start your own business, or specialise with a master’s at the University of Twente. Most graduates choose this last option.
Most Electrical Engineering alumni decide to enter the University of Twente’s two-year, English-taught Master's Electrical Engineering. With your Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering you have direct access to this master’s, which teaches you how modern technology can be applied to make electronic systems better, faster or smaller. With the skills and expertise you gain in this master’s, you can tackle almost all aspects of technology. You will be challenged to improve high-tech systems, with an emphasis on themes such as sustainability, health and safety. Here are some of the specialisations you can choose from:
- Power Electronics
- Communication Systems
- Integrated Optical Systems
- Nano Electronics
- Integrated Circuit Design
The University of Twente also offers other master’s that are a good fit with this bachelor’s. With a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering you are directly admissible to most engineering and technology master’s. This also applies to master’s at other (inter)national universities. In some cases, taking a pre-master’s may be necessary.
Master’s that complement the Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering include:
This bachelor’s will equip you to innovate in at least one of the sub-areas of Electrical Engineering. You will be able to help shape tomorrow’s world. Especially if you add a master’s degree to your bachelor’s, you will find many job opportunities as an Electrical Engineer – for example right here in Twente, a region gaining more and more prominence in the industrial world. Many graduates enter positions in which they get to apply theoretical knowledge in a practical setting.
You can also start your own business with a solution that you have developed. The UT is recognised as ‘the most entrepreneurial university’ in the Netherlands. Applying our expertise by developing solutions that are meaningful to society is one of our strengths. Together with our students, we work closely with the innovation specialists at Novel-T, who like to get involved in to promising innovative business cases.
Within this programme, numerous students have launched successful startups, such as:
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