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Industrial Engineering & Management
Are you interested in technology and processes? And would you like to learn how to improve the performance of the companies? With our bachelor programme in Industrial Engineering & Management, you will acquire all the skills needed to succeed in this field.
The four year programme of Industrial Engineering & Management focuses entirely on international maintenance management, leadership and negotiation. You will draw up cost projections, schedules and reports, and give presentations in an international setting.
The programme is practice-based. You will work in close collaboration with the biggest companies around the world. With students from the Netherlands and abroad. You will spend the first two years studying in our campus in Breda. Your work placement and graduation phase can take place in the Netherlands, but the opportunities are all around the globe.
- A diploma equivalent to the Dutch HAVO, VWO, MBO4, Higher General Secondary Education level with adequate knowledge of Mathematics and physics.
- Proof of English language proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS, CAE, FCE, TOEIC or Cambridge ESOL) exemptions can be granted if you obtain a English secondary school diploma.
- June 1st for non-EU applicants
- August 1st for EU applicants
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- Bachelor’s and master’s degree students, EEA or Dutch nationality: €2,209.00
- Bachelor’s and master’s degree students, non-EEA nationality: €8,452.00
Bachelor of Science
After completing the Bachelor programme Industrial Engineering & Management, you will be able to work anywhere in the world. In aviation, shipping, energy or infrastructure. For commercial or non-profit companies. For example, you could lead a maintenance team. Or work as a maintenance consultant responsible for maintaining a refinery, power plant or wind farm. Your career prospects will be excellent.
In a number of sectors, the demand for maintenance experts is growing. They are needed in ever increasing numbers, due to technical developments. The Netherlands is also continuing to attract a lot of attention in this area, and deliberately so. We are happy to be at the forefront of maintenance.
You will be sure to find a challenging job quickly. You can go and work with aeroplanes at airports. With solar panels, drilling rigs and water treatment plants. Or medical equipment. After your studies you can also pursue a Master's degree (MSc) at Eindhoven Technical University or another university in the Netherlands or abroad. Possible jobs you can pursue upon graduation are:
- Maintenance Consultant
For companies that have outsourced maintenance (knowledge)
- Maintenance Manager
Head of a maintenance department within a (production) company.
- (Assistant) Project Manager
Large-scale installation maintenance is often carried out in a project-based manner. This is the case with refineries and power plants, for example. These big jobs often involve hundreds of (outside) people.
- Reliability Engineer
Optimisation of maintenance and management programmes.
- Asset Manager
An asset manager is responsible for the lifespan of a production resource (asset). Its acquisition, introduction and, finally, removal determine this lifespan. Together with the maintenance of the asset.
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Avans University of Applied Sciences
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My favourite thing about my study is having a small class and being like a family with the whole class and lecturers. There are a lot of opportunities with our study for example, to do projects with companies about real life problems to get an understanding of the job we will end up doing. We have an idea what we are going to do after our studie...
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