3 specialisations for Applied MathematicsThis specialization focuses on fundamental and practical aspects of dynamical phenomena and computational and control aspects.In this specialisation 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.
5 specialisations for Biomedical EngineeringIn this specialisation, you will focus on the use of living tissues and cells in the development of technologies that can mimic or restore the function of diseased organs or damaged tissues.Robotics play an increasingly important role within healthcare. This specialisation helps you to develop, enhance and control robots and other mechatronic systems that support patients or clinicians.In this specialisation, you will focus on the visualisation and interpretation of the processes in human cells and bodies in order to detect diseases and monitor health.What does it take to design a medical device, like an implant or medical robot? This track focuses on the design process of various types of medical devices, from ideation, fabrication to testing.What is the impact of disease or trauma on physiological systems in the human body? This specialisation helps you to develop technologies that measure, monitor and restore (disturbed) body functions.
7 specialisations for Business AdministrationThe future of business is digital. This specialisation will help you acquire the digital capabilities that will be essential to perform business functions in the near future, in any kind of sector.In today’s changeable market, innovation and entrepreneurship are key. This specialisation turns you into a business leader able to develop strong, resilient strategies and seize new opportunities.This specialisation will help you to tackle any finance-related business challenge, with in-depth insights into the latest financial technologies and the modern principles of finance and investments.This specialisation will turn you into a 21st-century HRM specialist, able to manage and develop the potential of people in an increasingly digitalised world.How can businesses advance internationally in today’s globalised world? This specialisation helps you become an expert in international entrepreneurship, cross-cultural collaborations, and much more.Successful supply chain management is essential for optimal business performance. This specialisation will teach you to build strong purchasing strategies in both the industrial and public sector.Doing business successfully is not just about delivering goods: providing service is just as important. This specialisation helps you create service-oriented strategies using smart technologies.
2 specialisations for Business Information TechnologyBig data has conquered an indelible place in today’s business world, providing valuable business insights. This specialisation turns you into an expert in data-driven decision making.What does it take to align (new) information systems with complex business processes? This specialisation focuses on the overall management and design of business and IT solutions in organisations.
3 specialisations for Chemical Science & EngineeringTurn into an expert process engineer, able to understand, develop and improve chemical processes in order to make the chemicals and green energy that are needed in a sustainable global society.In this multidisciplinary specialisation, you will combine chemistry with physics and mechanical engineering to become an expert in the exciting and innovative field of materials engineering.Research and develop new materials and (bio)molecular structures to enable breakthroughs in areas such as medicine, energy, food and more.
4 specialisations for Civil Engineering & ManagementThis specialisation will help you to become an innovative expert in managing large construction projects combining both management and digital skills.This specialisation will help you take on an integrated approach in civil engineering projects, combining elements of the other specialisations in the fields of water, construction and transport.What does it take to make transport more efficient, safe and sustainable? This specialisation helps you to maintain and improve the mobility of people by optimising traffic and transport networks.This specialisation helps you to come up with smart solutions for water management, focusing on natural processes in water systems as well as socio-economic processes that affect these systems.
4 specialisations for Computer ScienceComputer security professionals are in very high in demand due to the constant threat posed by viruses, data leaks and unauthorised access to proprietary networks. You will be an expert in this field.This specialisation focuses on techniques to analyse 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 specialisation is for you.
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 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.Miniaturization allows the creation of highly sensitive, compact, light-weight sensors and sensor systems.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.This specialisation concentrates on optical signal processing and networks, mobile communications, microwave techniques and radiation from ICs and PCBs.Transistors, diodes and capacitors: the topic of study in this track. Research in this area involves the invention and improvement of devices and (micro)fabrication processes.
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 specialisation is to identify the most effective ways to organise, manage, finance and deliver high quality care in our society from a public point of view.In this specialisation students learn to apply methods of early health technology assessment in order to optimise processes in and over healthcare organisations.This specialisation focuses on using technology to create innovative personalised eHealth services that substantially contribute to sustainable, efficient and effective (personalised) 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 gain knowledge and tools to conceptualise, develop & optimise sustainable industrial production systems based on insight in robotics, automation, vision, autonomy & AI.
5 specialisations for PsychologyWhy do people commit crimes or engage in risky behaviour? And how can you resolve conflicts? This specialisation helps you to understand and overcome threats to citizens’ safety.How do individuals learn? This specialisation will help you to understand (mental) learning processes and (differences in) individual learning needs in order to make education more adaptive.In this specialisation, you will study the relationship between health, body, mind, and behaviour in order to promote healthier lifestyles and support people coping with diseases.Technologies are built to serve humans, not vice versa. This specialisation helps you to design products, processes and systems with an in-depth understanding of human cognition and behaviour.Mental health and well-being go far beyond symptom reduction. This clinical specialisation teaches you how to promote and protect mental health using state-of-the-art treatments and technologies.
3 specialisations for Robotics
Algorithms and Software AIAlgorithms and Software AI focusses on the decision-making process inside a robotic system, learning to develop its ability to process external signals into autonomous, relevant movements and actions.
Human-Robot Interaction and Social AIHow does a robotic system fit in with people in social settings in terms of communication, movement, acceptance and trust. How do robots interact with humans, and how do humans respond to robots?
Mechatronics and Physical AIIn this specialisation, you learn how to design and develop a robotic system with (physical) AI. This means combining mechanics, electronics, control and computing.
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 MedicineThis specialisation turns you into a specialist in the field of imaging diagnostics and image-guided (surgical) interventions.This specialisation teaches you to interpret medical signals and use them in various treatment techniques, for example in movement disorders or epilepsy.