PRE-MASTER Industrial Design Engineering

The pre-Master's programme is a transfer and bridging programme for higher professional education (HBO) or university education bachelor's programme students who wish to obtain a university master's degree, but who cannot be admitted directly. Once you’ve successfully completed the premaster's programme, you’ll be granted admission to the Master’s programme Industrial Design Engineering (IDE).
Please apply for the master IDE, the admission board will decide if you are admitted directly to the master or if a premaster is a prerequisite.

As a HBO student as well as a university student you can start on the pre-master's during your bachelor's degree as a minor or after completing your bachelor’s degree.

START DATE

Start date of the premaster programme will be in September. After finishing you can enter directly in the master programme. Minor students can enter the master in February or September after finishing the premaster programme.

pROGRAMME

For HBO students

A pre-Master's programme contains 31 credits.  This is a fulltime study programme of one semester and the content depends on your background.

HBO background premaster programme 

Course code

2017

EC

First quartile

15.0

201400403

Design sketching 1 (B1) or 201400404: Physical ergonomics (B2)

2.5

201400405

Project Human Product Relations (B2)

7.5

201500366

Math A + B1

4.0

201400279

Academic Research Skills

1.0

 

 

Second quartile

16.0

201500365

Math B2

3.0

192802230

Product Market Relations

2.5

201400409

Project Ideation or 

201500230: Construction

2.5

201400406

Discovery or 201400470: Production

2.5

201400407

Graphic Design (B2)

2.5

201400279

Academic Research Skills

3.0

 

 

Total

31.0

For university students

The study workload, or number of EC the pre-master’s programme for university students consists of, depends on your previous education and will not be the same for everyone. Pre-master’s programmes for university students range between 15-60 EC.

LANGUAGE

The pre-Master's programme is in English.

Admission 

If you will be eligible for admission to the pre-Master's programme IDE depends on your previous education. For Dutch students: Check the transfermatrix to see which master’s programmes are accessible with your bachelor’s programme or contact the pre-master coordinator. More information on admission.

You will be admitted to the master if you complete the premaster within a year.

Contact

For general information requests please contact our Study Information Desk. For questions regarding the pre-master or transferminor contact the pre-master's coordinator:

Monique Duyvestijn,
m.j.b.duyvestijn@utwente.nl
tel:+31534893456

More info

Read more about our pre-master's programmes.

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