3 specialisations for Applied MathematicsThis specialization focuses on fundamental and practical aspects of dynamical phenomena and computational and control aspects.In this specialization you will apply mathematical models and algorithms to analyse data, draw conclusions and make decisions.Operations Research (OR) is also referred to as Management Science or Business Analytics in business environments.
4 specialisations for Biomedical EngineeringBioengineering technologies is about developing technologies that can contribute to the recovery of diseased of damaged tissue, such as bone, blood vessels or organs.Biorobotics is about the application of robotics and mechatronics in medicine and healthcare, which you investigate from a mechatronic point of view.Imaging and in vitro diagnostics focuses on techniques for visualizing and interpreting the processes in cells and bodies (such as acoustics, ultrasound, radiation and magnetism).Physiological signals and systems focuses on the central nervous system: for example, you analyze models of the brain, or you examine how electrical stimuli can repair disturbed body functions;
7 specialisations for Business AdministrationThe future of business is digital. This track helps students to acquire the digital capabilities that will be essential to perform business functions in the near future.You will study how innovative and entrepreneurial organizations create new opportunities that lead to sustainable economic growth and how they can help to adress serious societal problems.We focus on financial decision making, how firms organize and innovate key financial processes in order to create value in a world with new economic, regulatory and technological developments.We place HRM within international, high tech and innovative business contexts and prepare students to apply advanced talent-management practices to keep employees motivated, involved and productive.In this track, we focus on international aspects of various business functions instead of the management of international firms in general.You will learn how organizations gain competitive advantage by adopting smart design for their purchasing departments and supply chains. This track prepares you for the role of purchasing manager.We prepare for the marketing of the 21st Century: how to work effectively with information sources, apply advanced (non)digital tools and engage the latest strategies for the best marketing results.
2 specialisations for Business Information TechnologyThis specialization is about the use of process and data mining for the analysis and possible reconfiguration of organizations and their IT infrastructure. It addresses the complexities of ‘big data’.Become familiar with business processes, strategies and missions involving IT. Explore ways in which these can be effectively supported by IT systems, with the aim of improving business performance.
3 specialisations for Chemical ScienceThe Chemical & Process Engineering (C&PE) specialization focuses on developing processes that function as effectively as possible within their technological, economic and ecological boundaries.Materials Science & Engineering is a multi-disciplinary specialisation with a strong emphasis on the development of materials and science and engineering skills.The Molecular & Materials Engineering specialization focuses on the design, preparation, processing, application and analysis of novel molecules and materials with high-tech properties.
4 specialisations for Civil Engineering & ManagementThis specialization focuses on the development and delivery of infrastructure and real estate projects.This specialization focuses on multidisciplinary aspects within civil engineering (hydraulic and geotechnical aspects of civil engineering constructions or on sustainability in civil engineering).This specialization will teach you about the engineering, socio-economic, spatial and environmental aspects of traffic and transport systems in relationship to human behaviour.In this specialization you will focus on the behaviour and management of water systems (e.g. rivers and coastal zones). You will learn about the physical and socio-economic aspects of water management
3 specialisations for Communication ScienceIn this focus area, you will learn to understand consumer patterns and the role of visual and multisensory design.How organizations strategically manage their internal and external communications within the complexities of the modern world.The interplay between technology and communication, specifically new media developments, and the role of communication in technological innovations.
4 specialisations for Computer ScienceComputer security professionals are in very high in demand due to the constant threat posed by viruses, data leaks and unauthorized access to proprietary networks. You will be an expert in this field.This specialization focuses on techniques to analyze large volumes of data (data science), and on information systems that use these techniques to offer smart services to their users.Internet Science & Technology will equip you to become a creative expert at understanding, maintaining, securing and developing communication systems and cyber-physical systems.If you are interested in actively developing high-quality software, not restricted to any particular application domain, then this specialization is for you.
2 specialisations for Construction Management & EngineeringDigital Technologies in Construction focuses on the digital transformation of the construction industry.The specialisation Management & Organisation of Construction focuses on aspects of market dynamics and organisational structures that are typical for the construction industry.
12 specialisations for Electrical EngineeringCommunication Networks focuses on the design & implementation of dependable networked systems, such as communication systems and methods/techniques to support this design.Computer Vision & Biometrics focuses on signal processing and pattern recognition to retrieve information from (biometric) signals.Dependable Integrated Systems focuses on computer architectures such as streaming applications in the high-performance domain, architectures for embedded systems and ICT for energy management.Integrated Circuit Design focuses on smart IC design techniques to create portable, fast and energy-efficient communication systems.Integrated Devices and Systems deals with silicon circuit technology, with a primary focus on IC processing, device characterization and reliability, device physics and modelling.Integrated Optical Systems focuses on microscale/nanoscale integrated on-chip optical devices.Lab-on-a-chip Systems for Biomedical & Environmental Applications focuses on electrical, fluidic, and optical functions integrated in a microsystem in (bio)chemical and medical fields.Nanoelectronics examines the electronic and magnetic properties of systems at the nanoscale. Its subfields include hybrid inorganic-organic electronics, spin electronics and quantum electronics.Neurotechnology & Biomechatronics focuses on neural engineering, interfacing with the neural system and on monitoring and influencing body functions on distance through such interfaces.Power Electronics is found in almost every system where electricity is used and is a key technology for improving energy efficiency and reducing CO2 emissions.Robotics & Mechatronics focuses on robotics and deals with modelling and simulation of physical systems, intelligent control, robotic actuators and embedded control systems.Telecommunication Engineering concentrates on optical signal processing and networks, mobile communications, microwave techniques and radiation from ICs and PCBs.
3 specialisations for Environmental & Energy Management
EnergyTopics are related to energy & climate policy, energy management, smart energy innovations, energy transition, energy in industry and implementation of sustainable energy technologies.
EnvironmentalTopics: Strategies towards sustainable regional development, resource efficiency, greening networks, eco-innovations & building with nature. Or an environmental problem from the students home country.
WaterThe topics are related to water & energy, water & nature, or some related issue faced by practitioners: irrigation, drought, coastal management, water governance, knowledge management and transfer.
8 specialisations for Geo-information Science and Earth ObservationLearn to explore earth resources to help securing future demands for energy and minerals.Design your very own specializationLearn to use cadastral intelligence for designing and applying responsible land administration solutions.Learn to develop technologies required for analyzing, distributing and visualizing geo-spatial data.Learn to predict and monitor multi-hazard risk and help reducing our vulnerability to disasters.Learn to utilize geo-spatial data for sustainable agriculture, environement and forests.Learn to understand dynamic urban processes and create interventions to help make cities competitive, compact, sustainable, inclusive and resilient.Learn to use earth observation and geo-information techniques to create safe and sustainable water management solutions.
3 specialisations for Health SciencesThe aim of this specialization is to identify the most effective ways to organize, manage, finance and deliver high quality care in our society from a public point of view.In this specialization students learn to apply methods of early health technology assessment in order to optimize processes in and over healthcare organizations.This specialization focuses on using technology to create innovative personalized eHealth services that substantially contribute to sustainable, efficient and effective (personalized) healthcare.
3 specialisations for Industrial Design EngineeringWhat are the latest technological breakthroughs and how do you use these in developing products? The Master’s track Emerging Technology Design turns you into a technology-oriented design engineer.The Master’s track Human Technology Relations helps you to become a people-oriented design engineer. You learn to understand the needs and wants of people and can convert this into products.The master’s track Management of Product Development enables you to become a process-oriented design engineer that knows how to handle the bigger picture of the development of new and better products.
3 specialisations for Industrial Engineering & ManagementDive into the fascinating world of finances and learn about the complexity of financial products or services, assess what risks are involved using mathematical models and modify business processes.Become a technologically-skilled manager that helps healthcare institutions provide high-quality care by optimising business processes and developing and implementing technological innovation.Become an expert in the design, planning, optimisation and control of operational processes in production, transportation, supply chains and sustainability and service logistics.
7 specialisations for Mechanical EngineeringThe Aeronautics specialisation at UT aims to educate versatile mechanical engineers, well-equipped to contribute to new fundamental knowledge of aerodynamics.This specialisation can guide the student in becoming a specialist in the design, maintenance and optimization of large systems, such as entire factories and supply chains.This specialisation focuses on the development of sustainable energy systems, efficient processes and high-performance innovative equipment, and minimal environmental impact.This specialization includes an emphasis on mechanics, control, materials and processes. These skills are indispensable to create new materials (composites), products and manufacturing processes.The MEO specialization focuses on improving the maintenance of technical systems, using research into design methods, physical failure mechanisms, structural health and condition monitoring.The Master’s specialisation Personalised Health Technology integrates several mechanical engineering disciplines to analyse, simulate and support aspects of human functioning.In this specialisation you will combine Mechanical Engineering with other technical disciplines, such as electrical engineering, software programming and biomedical engineering.
5 specialisations for PsychologyThis specialization focuses on threats to psychological, physical or community safety and security. You will design application-oriented interventions with an emphasis on new technologies.Health Psychology focuses on promoting healthy behaviour, adaptation to illness, and improving care. We aim to use psychological insights to create innovative technological solutions (eHealth).This specialization emphasizes the interaction between people and technology. You will discover how to design or improve technological applications using your knowledge of cognitive psychology.People learn throughout their lives: individually, with others, at school, university, at work and beyond. This specialization will teach you to describe, explain and stimulate learning processes.Develop the clinical skills necessary to understand and treat psychological disorders. With an emphasis on the practical, you will learn how to set a clinical diagnosis and write a treatment plan.
4 specialisations for Systems & ControlBiomechatronics is the interdisciplinary study of biology, mechanics, and electronics. It focuses on the research and design of assistive, therapeutic and diagnostic devices.This two-year Master’s programme teaches you how to control the behaviour of dynamic phenomena and systems in interaction with their environment.Research activities in this specialization focus more and more on the field of advanced robotics, including robotics in medical applications.In recent years Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have amply demonstrated their value and attractiveness. The wide range of applications includes several disciplines.
2 specialisations for Technical MedicineMedical Imaging and Interventions deals with minimal invasive technology, reconstruction of damaged tissues, medical robotics, computer-controlled interventions, biomaterials and imaging techniques.Medical Sensing and Stimulation focusses on the acquisition, processing and interpretation of medical signals and the use of signals to stimulate and thereby correct or improve impaired functions.