Are you interested in joining the Master’s programme in Nanotechnology upon completion of your Bachelor’s degree? In a number of cases you might be required to complete a pre-Master’s programme first.
The pre-Master's programme is a transfer and bridging programme for higher professional education (HBO) or university Bachelor's programme students who wish to obtain a university Master's degree but cannot be admitted directly. Students with a related previous education will gain the knowledge and skills needed for participation in the Master’s programme. Once you have successfully completed the pre-Master's programme, you’ll be granted admission to the Master’s programme in Nanotechnology.
The pre-Master’s courses will be taught partly in Dutch and partly in English. The Master’s programme itself is taught entirely in English.
You can start the programme in September. After finishing the pre-Master's programme you can start the Master's programme in February. University students start their Master’s programme in consultation with the programme staff.
Besides addressing any deficiencies in your prior knowledge, the pre-Master’s programme is an efficient way to find out whether studying at a research university in the field of Nanotechnology is right for you. To this end, a few rules apply:
- We ask you to fulfil the requirements of the pre-Master’s programme within one year. Since 30 credits is equivalent to half a year of full-time study, this should not pose a problem.
- You must also earn sufficient marks with one re-sit per course. This means you need to take the pre-Master’s programme seriously.
- You cannot expect to be successful in the pre-Master’s programme if you approach it half-heartedly: it is meant as a half-year, full-time programme of study. That said, in practice almost all motivated students complete the programme in the allotted time.
Eligibility for admission to the pre-Master's programme in Nanotechnology depends on your previous education. Check out more information on admission for HBO students.
For general information please contact our Study Information Desk.