Mechanical Engineering

After the Mechanical Engineering Bachelor’s

The University of Twente's study programmes are designed in such a way as to help you discover where your strengths lie. Are you a researcher, a designer or an organizer?


Design is about practically applying scientific knowledge with the goal of developing a new solution for a specific problem, such as a new or improved material, a design, a product or a production method.


Organization is mainly about bringing together knowledge and skills from different scientific fields. |As an organizer, you have the broad knowledge needed to play a pivotal role in the development of new solutions in complex social or industrial environments.


Research is all about knowledge and knowledge development. As a researcher you assess existing knowledge and build on it. You systematically work on discovering new things that are important for our society and industry.


The Master's programme Mechanical Engineering at the University of Twente is a two-year programme. It is taught entirely in English, as many of the companies and organizations that mechanical engineers end up working for are internationally oriented. Once you have completed the Master's programme you will be an Engineer (Ir.) or Master of Science (MSc).

At the University of Twente, your Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering gives you direct access to two Master's programmes:

Mechanical Engineering (ME) and Sustainable Energy Technology (SET)

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