Are you an innovative technical Bachelor student looking for a challenge? Do you want to learn how to deal with complex challenges, using new technologies while working together with fellow students? Then our one-year Master Next Level Engineering (NLE) programme is something for you! You will do project-based work and form learning teams with fellow highly-motivated students; learning with and from each other.
Master Next Level Engineering: studenten en techniek

The Next Level Engineering programme is challenging, with a study load of at least 40 hours per week. You'll work in teams, with a lot of interaction with your fellow students and the teaching staff. The programme is divided into four ten-week blocks. During each block you'll follow two courses, work (together) on applied research and study in your learning team.

Are you interested?

If you would like further information or if you want to apply, please send an e-mail to

Personal advice

Do you have any questions? Please contact coördinator Marelle 't Hart via +31 6 41 62 09 73 . We are happy to help you!

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Want to know more?

In our brochure you can read more details about the programme.

How to apply

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Master Next Level Engineering: techniekles

During the programme

The courses in which you learn how to work on complex challenges are Data Science, Systems Engineering and Complex Systems & Organizations. Beside this, you will develop your professional skills, learn more about performing research and engineering fundamentals. The knowledge and skills you obtain in the programme are applied to the themes that we deem important. Those are related to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals such as (but not limited to) health technology and affordable and sustainable energy.

Master Next Level Engineering: op kantoor

After your graduation

After completing the Master Next Level Engineering programme, you will have developed yourself into a technical professional, equipped to design and optimise processes and products for a variety of organisations.. You'll be ready for roles such as Innovator or (Technical) Consultant, and even for new roles yet to emerge! That is really the Next Level!

Admission requirements Master Next Level Engineering

You have obtained your Bachelor Degree, preferably in a technical field. You need to be highly motivated and willing to study hard in order to succeed in this programme. Think back to a time when you had your most memorable learning experience; are you up to that for an entire year?. An analytical test, motivation letter and an intake interview are part of the application process so you know what to expect from this Master.

What's your tuition Fee?

Your tuition fee at HU depends on a number of factors, for example your nationality. Want to know which fee applies to you? Check the tuition fee calculator.

Does this programme suit you?

  • Working together

    You are a teamplayer because you know that the best solutions are designed when working in a (diverse) team.

  • Perform under pressure

    You want to be challenged, study hard and can handle unfamiliar parameters and new situations.

  • Maths and statistics

    You are interested in studying maths, statistics and programming, even if you don’t have a lot of experience with it (yet).

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Master Next Level Engineering

Tjelvar van Zuijlen

"It was appealing that this programme was very practically oriented"

Tjelvar van Zuijlen (23) student

Useful to know

Application Deadline Non-EU/EEA: 30 April, EU/EEA: 31 July, Dutch: 31 August
Start date September
Location Padualaan 99 Utrecht
Programme level Master of Science - MSc
Numerus fixus No
Croho-name M Next Level Engineering
Croho-code 49144

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