The Master Next Level Engineering program is designed for ambitious technical Bachelors from several backgrounds such as: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering & Management, Built Environment or ICT. Students of these or similar programmes are eligible to start the Master if they follow the steps of the admission procedure.

Admission requirements Master Next Level Engineering


To be admissible for the Master you need a relevant Bachelor degree in a technical domain, such as:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering & Management
  • Built Environment
  • ICT
  • Aviation

With other technical degrees and a high motivation for this master degree, please contact us to discuss the possibilities.

Please check our Language Requirements page for more information regarding accepted tests and exemptions.

Admission procedure

The admission consists of several parts. Below we give you a bit more information but you will receive the specific information and details on how to prepare once you have applied via Studielink.

  • A motivation assignment
    The motivation assignment is an application letter for a job. In this letter you will explain how the master program prepared you to be the perfect candidate for this job. You will receive specific information for it, so don’t start writing it before you have received the assignment.
  • An analytical test
    This test is meant to find out if you have the required basic mathematical and statistics knowledge for this Master. You will receive study material to prepare for this online test.
  • An intake interview
    In this interview we intend to see the whole picture: what is your motivation, and do you have the necessary skills? It is also a possibility for you to ask questions. After all the required parts of the Admission Procedure we will give you an advice to apply or not to apply for this master.

The deadlines for applying are: Non-EU/EEA: 30 April, EU/EEA: 31 July, Dutch: 31 August.

Please contact coordinator Marelle 't Hart for more information via +31 6 41 62 09 73 or e-mail:

The two-day introduction in the last week of August is mandatory. During this introduction you will get to know the team of teachers and your fellow students. Also, you will learn more about studying at the Hogeschool Utrecht, the systems and the program. Dates will be announced in due time.


Master Next Level Engineering