In addition to the compulsory courses of the Master's in Industrial Engineering & Management, you follow additional courses within the specialisation in Production & Logistic Management (PLM). In two years of study you collect 120 EC.
Compulsory courses for the Master's
In consultation with the specialisation coordinator, you compose a study plan that best matches your wishes and future plans. In two years, you collect a total of 45 EC of elective courses. Examples of electives are the courses that are not compulsory for your orientation and/or all available courses by other engineering programmes.
Total EC of year 1
You finish the total of 45EC electives. These electives can be followed at UT, at other universities in the Netherlands or even abroad. You can also choose to add a second specialisation, consisting of a prefixed package of courses worth 30 EC.
Your master’s thesis is worth 30 EC. You prepare your thesis by writing a research proposal during the Thesis Preparation, which is a 5 EC course.
Total EC of year 2
You finish your Master’s by writing your master’s thesis. This involves applying what you have learned to a real-life situation, executing a research at an actual company and writing a thesis. The choice of your graduation subject is largely up to you and the research orientation you have chosen. Most of the master’s projects involve improving efficiency within an organisation.