Mechanical Engineering

Study Programme BSc Mechanical Engineering


In the Bachelor's programme Mechanical Engineering you will learn how to convert in-depth fundamental knowledge into practical, socially relevant solutions. After graduating you will be a Bachelor of Science (BSc).

During the first year you will lay a broad foundation in disciplines such as mathematics & modelling, mechanics & materials, design & manufacturing and thermodynamics & life-cycle assessment.

In the second year you go deeper into subjects like dynamics, surface technology, building materials, hydrodynamics and systems and control technology.

The third year of the Mechanical Engineering programme consists of electives and your graduation assignment.

Once you graduate, the choice is yours: you can either get a job or pursue further specialization by getting your Master's.


As of the beginning of the 2017-2018 academic year, the Bachelor's programme Mechanical Engineering will be entirely English-taught. Until then the first year of the programme will be completely Dutch-taught, while in the second year some lectures are in Dutch and some in English and in the third year English is the main language. This way you can gradually prepare yourself for the English-taught Master's programme. So having a good knowledge of English is an advantage when you start studying. And as of 2017-2018 we will set specific requirements related to your level of English.

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