Study Programme


This is a description of the third-year modules. If you would like to know more about the modules you can find more information here.

Modules 9 & 10: Electives

The first semester of the third year is made up of elective modules (worth 30 EC), allowing you to choose various minors. There are numerous possibilities:

1. Modules from other programmes at the UT or at other universities

You can choose to do modules from a different programme at the UT or at another university.

2. High Tech Human Touch (HTHT) minors

These modules focus on specific social subjects with a High Tech Human Touch dimension. For example, New Technology Business Development, Governance of Innovation and Socio-Technical Change, From Prototype to Society, Cybercrime & Cybersecurity or Aerospace Management & Operations.

3. Crossing Borders Module

his module prepares you for working in an international environment, either in the public sector or the private sector. During this module you can gain plenty of international experience.

4. Studying abroad

The University of Twente works together with partner universities in a number of European countries, but also further afield, such as in Mexico, Australia, Indonesia and Taiwan. We are also currently negotiating with new partners, so we will be able to offer more options soon. The number of places per university is limited, but enough places are available for all students with the required number of credits. This option offers an unforgettable international experience.

Module 11: Preparing for graduation

The focus of this module is on preparing you to carry out your individual graduation project.

Module 12: Graduation project

Everything you have learned in the three years of Industrial Engineering and Management at the University of Twente comes together in this last part. You can show what you’re made of by applying everything you have learned in your graduation project. The project can be implemented externally, nationally or internationally. 


After your studies you can choose to go on and complete a Master's degree or to go straight to work. We have lined up all the possibilities for you.

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