Career prospects for CME graduates can be found across the full spectrum of the building and construction industry, at home and abroad. Future employers may include building and construction companies, organizations such as insurers with their own project development department, engineering and design offices and consultancy firms, government, NGOs and institutes of research and education.
Job titles range from company or division manager, construction supervisor or construction manager, to project manager, technical consultant, project engineer or process manager. Given the wide range of knowledge and skills you will gain in this Master’s programme and in view of the current situation in the construction industry, you will find many promising opportunities for a successful career.
Recent CME graduates from the University of Twente have been hired by contractors such as Ballast Nedam, Heijmans, BAM, engineering consultancies such as ARCADIS, DHV, Grontmij, Royal Haskoning, Goudappel Coffeng, HKV, and public organizations in the field of civil engineering such as the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment (Rijkswaterstaat), other government departments and municipalities. Some also go on to work for research institutes (e.g. TNO) or universities.
Rather than going straight into the labour market, you might also consider enrolling in a postgraduate programme. The PDEng (Professional Doctorate in Engineering) programme is a two-year post-Master’s programme in design provided by the University of Twente. You will work together with your tutors to put together a tailor-made programme that will train you to produce superior, creative and innovative designs for complex engineering issues with a multidisciplinary character. Read more.