• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Will your future involve designing the variable message signs above our motorways, an innovative electric motorcycle, and smart public transport access gates to make our transport systems easier to use? With a higher education degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Short Degree Programme) at Saxion University of Applied Sciences the world is your oyster!
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Overview

The field of engineering work has a very international orientation. Saxion has a worldwide network of partner universities, with active incoming and outgoing exchange programs. You will work alongside students with 25 other nationalities.

You can choose to immerse yourself in nanotechnology. You will discover the smallest sensors in the world, smell with an electronic nose, or develop a lab-on-a-chip to measure blood glucose.

In the Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Short Degree Programme) at Saxion University of Applied Sciences , you learn how to design microelectronics. This includes printed circuit boards, chips, and batteries in devices you use every day. You will also familiarise yourself with sustainable energy and hardware and learn how to program hardware. The programme offers you many practical modules and projects.

Career prospects

As an electrical engineer you can work anywhere, from SMEs to multinationals, in the manufacturing industry, or in development companies. Do you have international ambitions? With your degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering you can work worldwide.

Professions for electrical engineers

As an electrical engineer you can work anywhere. At SMEs or multinationals, in the manufacturing industry, or at development companies. For example, you will be qualified to work as a programmer of software operating systems, as a consultant at an engineering firm, or as a designer of electronics for a radar system. Or you can focus on research, development, and design. Do you have international ambitions? With your degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering you can work worldwide.

  • Electronics technician
  • Renewable energy consultant
  • Test engineer / Quality manager
  • Embedded hardware/software engineer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Electrical Information Engineering
You will learn all about microelectronics and the link to the ‘real world’ with sensors. You will also learn techniques for making chips work properly, how to program chips, and about wireless communication.
  • Electrical Power and Automation
How do you make electrical energy available to people as sustainably as possible? This includes the smart use of wind turbines and solar farms as well as the range of the electric car.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • A high school degree including Mathematics & Physics.
  • A number of years (1 tot 4) of Bachelor in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE) education with theoretical knowledge, courses lab work and projects. Depending on your results and the level of material studied, you get admittance of the 2, 3 or 4 semester Short Degree Program (SDP) of EEE. At the end you get the official EEE diploma degree.
  • Provide an overview of educational material you studied, when you apply for the Short Degree Programme.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7800 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Enschede

  • 650 - 920 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The university offers scholarships to talented international students that apply for a bachelor or master programme at Saxion.

Saxion Scholarships programme:

  • Holland Scholarship
  • Saxion Talent Scholarship
  • Orange Tulip Scholarship
  • Saxion Excellent Scholarship 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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