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Program overview
1.5 - 3 Years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available

Start dates
September 2023

September 2024

September 2025

About this program

Master Engineering Systems: Lean Engineering

The Lean Engineering Master course teaches students to make the link between the latest technological developments and a company’s business processes. Building upon knowledge from a technical bachelor, Lean Engineering deepens this knowledge and provides students with tools to improve manufacturing design and product development. 


Term 1:

  • Systems Modelling (15 EC)
    modelling of physical systems, including white and black box modelling
  • Lean Process Development (15 EC)
    Application of lean principles and methods for the design, operational control and improvement of manufacturing processes.

Term 2:

  • Applied Control (15 EC)
    including feedback, digital and optimal control and controller implementation
  • Lean Product Development (15 EC)
    Opportunity identification, product planning, concept generation and selection, product architecture, DfX methods, Quality Function Deployment and Value Engineering

Term 3:

  • Graduation Project (30 EC)

After graduation, the Lean Engineer may work in a variety of functions, technical as well as managerial. Examples are product engineer, production engineer, project manager, lean facilitator, R&D manager, operations manager and innovation manager.

Admission requirements

Students wishing to study the master Engineering Systems: Lean Engineering must meet the following requirements:

  • Relevant Bachelors degree with an average score of at least 70%. Your grade point average must be 2.8 or higher based on a 4.0 system.
  • Sufficient knowledge of the English language (TOEFL iBT Score of 80 or higher, IELTS score of 6.0 or more, Cambridge Certificate CAE or CPE)

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EU/EEA student € 2,060
Non-EU student € 8,485


Upon completion of this program, students will be awarded a Master of Science in Engineering Systems: Lean Engineering from HAN University of Applied Sciences.

About this institute

Welcome to HAN University of Applied Sciences!

HAN University of Applied Sciences is located between two modern campuses in the twin cities of Nijmegen and Arnhem, in the eastern part of The Netherlands. It is one of the fastest growing universities of applied sciences in the country:...

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Contact info

HAN University of Applied Sciences, Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen

Kapittelweg 33
6503 Nijmegen
Netherlands, the

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