Mechanical Engineering (MSc), University of Twente

University of Twente the Netherlands

For more information about Mechanical Engineering (MSc) at University of Twente, please visit the webpage using the button above.

The award

How long you will study
2 Years

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study

Course starts
September, February

International course fees
find out

All study options

About Mechanical Engineering (MSc) at University of Twente

The two-year Master's in Mechanical Engineering is an internationally oriented programme and is taught entirely in English. You can start in September and February. You can start the pre-master's programme in September. Read more about the Master's programme, pre-master's programme and admission. You can also find more information about career perspectives and read the testimonial of students from Mechanical Engineering.

Mechanical engineers focus on design, analyses and maintenance of machinery, structures and products as well as production processes. The Master's programme in ME zooms in on one of these disciplines.

Focus and disciplines

Almost every aspect of our modern world is in some way a product of mechanical engineering, from power stations and oil refineries to steel plants, flood barriers and hearing aids. Mechanical engineers are behind all of our modern means of transport and they are also responsible for innovations in fields such as biomedicine.

Research and specialization

Our research focuses on developing expertise that spans the entire life cycle of systems and objects, from initiation to design, production, operation, maintenance and demolition, inspired by the ideals of benefit to society and respect for the environment.

Why Mechanical Engineering

From large scale installations to precision medical devices, mechanical engineers put high-tech solutions in a human context. The Master's programme in Mechanical Engineering will train you to be an expert who understands the entire process, from generating initial ideas to design and analysis, onward to the development of products, processes and systems, and maintenance and end of life recycling. The programme offers unique opportunities to combine various disciplines and will encourage you push the envelope of what is possible.

Career prospects

A Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering is an excellent starting point for a fascinating and fulfilling career. Our graduates find jobs in research & development or design & construction, while some work for government agencies or go on to pursue a PhD.


Mechanical Engineering has these specializations:

  • Biomechanical Engineering
  • Design Production and Management
  • Maintenance Engineering & Operations
  • Mechanics of Solids, Surfaces & Systems
  • Thermal and Fluid Engineering

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsSeptember, FebruaryDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements

Check out the admission requirements

Don't meet the entry requirements?

Consider a pre-masters or postgraduate pathway program at University of Twente to prepare for your chosen course:

Related Information

Find out more about studying in the Netherlands

Join Our Newsletter


Sign up to today for free and be the first to hear about any new study abroad opportunities

Subscribe Now