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A career in research

The University of Twente offers different routes

PhD at the University of Twente

After completing your Master of Science, you could opt for a career in research. This involves spending four years studying a particular research area in depth. An integral part of this is writing your PhD thesis, and at the end of your PhD period you will present and defend your research in public. After successfully completing your PhD, you will be awarded the title of Doctor (Dr.). Read more about obtaining your doctoral degree at the pages of Twente Graduate School.

PDEng at the University of Twente

A PDEng (Professional Doctorate in Engineering) programme is a 2 year post-Master’s designer programme at the University of Twente. In consultation with an organisation, this tailor made programme will be designed to educate trainees who are able to design high level, creative and renewing designs for complex issues with a multidisciplinary character. Read more about obtaining your PDEng degree at the pages of Post Graduate Design Programmes.