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Industrial Engineering Management

HZ University of Applied Sciences
Program overview
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available

Start dates
8,100 EUR
September 2023

8,100 EUR
September 2024

8,100 EUR
September 2025

About this program

Industrial Engineering Management

The course Industrial Engineering & Management teaches you how to use technology, management and economy in such a way that you will be able to improve production processes or to make organizations profitable or more sustainable.

Do you want to help organisation - such as manufacturing sites, health care organisations, energy supply companies or government agencies - to perform effectively in our increasingly complex society? Then this technical and managerial programme is the right choice for you. As an Industrial Engineer & Manager you will be involved in designing, managing, optimising and improving business processes. You learn how to use technology, management and finance to help organisations more efficient and innovative, minimize risks, improve production processes and maximize profitability.

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Admission requirements

To qualify for admission to the programme you need:

  • A qualification equivalent to a Dutch secondary education Diploma.
  • A good knowledge of mathematics. Economics and/or physics would be an advantage.
  • A good command of written and spoken English. Your level of English should be equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.0.

Language Requirements

All courses and examinations will be in English, so you need a good command of spoken and written English. The level required for admission should be an equivalent of the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score of 6.0. For the scores of other accepted language tests than IELTS, the table below applies.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Year 1 and 2

During the first year you will lay a strong foundation in technology, economy, organisational science and management. From day 1 you are introduced to your future professional work field. You work in project groups at host companies, on real-life assignments from the business sector relating to quality management, process optimization and maintenance. You focus on themes, such as:

  • Productions and Business processes
  • Asset and maintenance management
  • Quality Management
  • Operational excellence

During the second year you will delve deeper into various subjects. Projects become more complex and focus on innovation and sustainability within an international context. You focus on themes, such as:

  • Process Design and Process Redesign
  • Material sciences
  • Business Information Systems
  • Innovation, Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility and Change management
  • Marketing and Supply Chain Management.

Year 3 and 4

You gain further experience with your internship "Exploring today: Managing operational challenges" and with a minor in the Netherlands or abroad. Here you can find all minors that HZ has to offer.

During your 4th year, you broaden and deepen your knowledge and skills even further and you prepare for your final thesis. You focus on themes, such as:

  • Focus on future: analyzing strategic innovations
  • Professional integration: aligning operational challenges with strategic innovation.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


  • The tuition fees for EU-students: €1.084
  • Institutional tuition fees for non-EU students: €6.829

For more information about tuition fee, please visit the university website.


Congratulations, you're now graduated! From now on you may use the title ‘Bachelor of Science’. Did you participate in the Honours Programme? You will get an extra certificate with your bachelor's degree.

Continuing studies

Upon graduation you can enroll in a master degree programme. If you want to do this abroad you can usually start straight away. If you wish to do this at a research university in the Netherlands, you may be required to follow a pre-Master’s programme.

Career paths

There is a large demand worldwide for professionals with a combined technical and managerial background. Industrial Engineering & Management offers the best job perspectives and highest starting salaries. Our graduates have secures positions as:

  • (Asset) manager : Assets are company resources, for instance machines, vehicles and other important ‘tools’. As an asset manager, it is your responsibility to make the right choice with respect to these (often) large, expensive and advanced assets. You will be responsible for the purchasing, complete life cycle and maintenance of these assets. To this end, you will outsource the research into the costs as well as the technical and commercial aspects, and the impact on the environment. You will give your advice based on this investigation.
  • Process engineer : You are able to quickly scan a company of department and use a variety of tools to analyse, improve and (re)design a given process.
  • Quality or Health and Safety Engineer : As a quality manager you assist in establishing systems to support an drive continuous improvements and minimize the costs. You plan, schedule, execute and coordinate the different activities related to quality, health or safety issues.


About this institute

HZ University of Applied Sciences

Based in the South-West of Netherlands, on the Dutch coast, HZ University of Applied Sciences is home to 5000 students out of which 500 are international. HZ prides itself with being rated in the top 3 medium-sized universities of applied...

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Contact info

HZ University of Applied Sciences

Edisonweg 4
4382 NW Vlissingen
the Netherlands


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