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Smart Systems Engineering


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Become an architect of intelligent sensor systems!

Do you want to learn how to build and develop smart systems that are able to interact with their environment? Do you want to be able to move beyond simply generating data? And you want to implement intelligence at the point of data generation to enable smart interventions in response to changes in the environment? Then this is the programme for you! You'll be challenged to always look beyond what is known to be possible. Smart Systems are the future, so get involved now! What you'll find:

✔ International learning community ✔ High-end facilities ✔ Real life clients and assignments




Master of Science


1 year

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530

€ 9,049

€ 3,825


Application requirements

The English Language proficiency must be approved by submitting a test score (not older than 2 years) from:

- TOEFL: minimum score of 575 (paper-basedtest), or 90 (internet-based test, with not less than 20 in Reading, Listening, Speaking or Writing); or

- IELTS: 6.5 minimum with not less than 6.0 in Reading, Listening, Speaking or Writing; or

- Cambridge Advanced Exam in English: B minimum; or

- Cambridge Proficiency Exam in English: C minimum.

Applicants are required to have a Bachelor’s  degree in Mechatronics, Electrical and Electronic  Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Sensor Technology, Technical IT or equivalent to enroll to this  programme.

• In order to apply, you will need to submit the following documents: transcript of the degree, CV and a convincing motivation letter.

• You also need to demonstrate your affinity for mathematics and computing, by a transcript of the degree and/or by the CV and/or by a convincing motivation letter.

• A minor/major in Electronics or Embedded systems or knowledge of Digital Signal Processing will significantly contribute to the ease of study.

Language requirements

IELTS overall band
TOEFL paper based
TOEFL internet based
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English

Check when you can start and what you have to pay!

Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
€ 9,049
€ 3,825
Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 15 Aug '24 1 Jun '24
1 Sep '25 15 Aug '25 1 Jun '25


You can check if you're eligible for scholarships that apply to this course.

NL Scholarship

The NL Scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s in the Netherlands.


Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen

Main address
Industrieweg 34a
9403 AB Assen
050 - 5955555

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