If you are an innovative technical Bachelor student looking for a challenge, our one-year Master Next Level Engineering (MNLE) programme is a good match! The Master Next Level Engineering (MNLE) will equip you to work with a system and data perspective embedding new technologies or methodologies in companies and organizations working towards meaningful change with real impact. The assignments will be project-based, and you will work collaboratively within learning teams.

Students about Master Next Level Engineering

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The MNLE is a program for ambitious students. You can expect a study load of at least 40 hours a week. In order to complete the master successfully, it is necessary that you can keep up with the high paced nature of this programme. You'll work in teams, with a lot of interaction with your fellow students and the teaching staff. You all work towards the same goal: making a success of your master programme and optimally developing yourself.

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Do you have any questions? Please contact coordinator Thirza de Weerd via masternle@hu.nl. We are happy to help you!

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Start moment September
Application Deadline Non-EU/EEA: 30 April, EU/EEA: 31 July, Dutch: 31 August
Programme level Master of Science (MSc)
Location Padualaan 99 Utrecht
Practical Information Costs, Admission requirements, Housing, Immigration
Croho-code 49144
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During the programme

Take technology to the next level

You will learn how to work on complex challenges, develop your professional skills and learn more about performing research and engineering fundamentals. With special attention to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals such as health technology and affordable and sustainable energy.

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After your graduation

Innovate or even disrupt

After completing the Master’s programme, doors will open for you as a proactive technical professional. You will have the skills required to design and optimise engineering processes and products for a wide range of organisations. Are you ready for a role as a (technical) consultant or are you that innovator who creates a new role?

How to apply

Can’t wait to start? Find out which steps you need to take.

Want to know more?

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


Master Next Level Engineering

Admission requirements Master Next Level Engineering

You have obtained your bachelor’s degree in a technical field. You need to be highly motivated and willing to study hard in order to succeed in this programme. An analytical test, motivation assignment and an intake interview are part of the application process. This process is necessary to ensure that this study is appropriate for you.

What’s your tuition fee?

Your tuition fee at HU depends on several factors, for example your nationality. Do you want to know which fee applies to you? Check the tuition fee calculator.

Does this programme suit you?

  • You like working together

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

  • You can perform under pressure

    You want to be challenged, you are willing to study hard and you can manage unfamiliar parameters and new situations.

  • You want to advance the field of engineering

    You want to grow as an engineer by considering problems more broadly and learn to apply cutting edge and data-driven engineering approaches.

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

Tjelvar van Zuijlen (23) student