Master's programmes

Master's programme Industrial Design Engineering

The two-year Master’s in Industrial Design Engineering is an internationally oriented programme and is taught entirely in English. You can start in September and February. The pre-master's programme only starts in September.

Read more about the Master's programme, pre-master's programme and admission. You can also find more information about career perspectives and read the testimonial of students from Industrial Design Engineering.

Designing new products and improving existing ones is a continual process. Take the Master’s in IDE and discover the full potential of the interaction between design and engineering.

Programme overview

Degree
Master’s degree in Industrial Design Engineering
Certification: MSc
Duration
2 years
Full-time/part-time
Full-time (no part-time programs possible)
Language
100% English taught
Starting date
1 February 2017
1 September 2017
1 February 2018
1 September 2018
1 February 2019
1 September 2019
Numerus fixus
Does not apply for the programme
Accreditation
NVAO

Focus And Disciplines

Ten years ago, many of today’s products did not exist or were nothing more than prototypes of their current selves. Ten years from now, these same products will have evolved still further, maybe thanks to you. The Master’s in IDE gives you the know-how to make it happen.

Research And Specialization

This programme combines design, engineering, technology and the social sciences. You will go beyond the mere circuitry of electronic equipment to design and improve products that are part of people’s everyday lives. You will consider their safety, affordability and sustainability, with the user experience as a key frame of reference.

Why Opt For Industrial Design Engineering?

It takes professionals with a wide array of skills to develop consumer products. At the University of Twente you will not only learn how to design a product on paper, but explore the whole product development chain to become a professional product developer.


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Career Prospects

The world needs well-rounded developers with a feeling for the integrated development of smart technologies. Fast-developing technologies in combination with ever shorter time-to-market will only increase the demand for IDE professionals who are able to cross traditional boundaries and apply a wide range of skills.

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