• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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? Or how about a self-piloting drone? With a higher education degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Saxion University of Applied Sciences the world is your oyster!
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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.

The first year of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Applied Computer Science are virtually the same. And if you should discover that you like programming technical systems more than working with hardware? Then you can switch to Applied Computer Science.

In the Electrical and Electronic Engineering 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

  • More details:
    • Students from Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka: 1 May
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Mathematics

  • Physics

  • Electrical networks: DC (direct current), AC (alternating current), and power

  • Programming in C

  • Digital and analogue electronics

  • Communication skills and personal development

  • Projects: hardware, software, and system

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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:


    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

For this programme, it is important that you have the following degree:

  • A high school degree including Mathematics & Physics

There is an option for a Short Degree Programme. This is available for experienced students in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (3, 4 or 5 semesters, depending on your level of experience).

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7800 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 48 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.


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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