Bachelor Mechanical Engineering
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The program starts 1 September 2023
Mechanical engineering is more than designing and constructing machines. It’s also about producing these machines using less material. Making them smart and energy efficient. And designing them to run on renewable energy. Take up the challenge with a bachelor of mechanical engineering at HAN.
Why study Mechanical Engineering at HAN?
Extensive project work
Put theory into practice in loads of exciting mechanical engineering projects. Work in teams with other disciplines. Get intensive coaching.
Want to continue studying after your bachelor degree? Transfer directly into HAN’s Master in Engineering Systems.
Graduates get jobs at leading international companies, like Bosch, Philips and Heinz-Kraft.
High employment rate
100% of graduates find a job within 1 year.
Professional learning community
Sharing knowledge. Learning from each other. And from the professionals.
Program: What do you learn?
This mechanical engineering degree covers 2 main fields. The 1st is construction engineering. Here you learn to design machines. Anything from huge cranes to the smallest micro-mechanical healthcare applications. The 2nd is energy systems engineering. This is about designing energy systems to reduce energy. You also learn about steering and control, cost efficient design and human-machine interfaces.
Careers: What can you do with Mechanical Engineering?
With this bachelor degree, you are a qualified mechanical engineer. Your skills will be in high demand in both the commercial and public sectors. Which industry you’ll work for? That depends on your interests. You could work in the process industry, food and agriculture, automation or sustainable energy, for example.
19 November 2022: Online Open Day
The Open Day on 19 November is online, so you can join from anywhere in the world. Talk to students and lecturers from Mechanical Engineering. Sit in on one of the many talk shows and get the ins and outs on admission, housing, visas and scholarships. And ask all your questions. No need to sign up. Just join one of our live sessions!
Students as partners: Dutch way of learning
The atmosphere in a Dutch classroom is quite informal and your lecturers are easy to talk to. In fact, at Dutch universities like HAN, you’re seen as a partner in the learning process. Class sizes are small and your lecturers encourage you to actively participate in class. To ask questions. To give your own opinion. They also stimulate you to be creative. And to discover things for yourself.
Mechanical Engineering in numbers
Why study in Holland?
Planning to study in Holland? Holland has a large population of international students so you won’t feel alone. In fact, 1 in 10 students at Dutch universities is an international student. Why do so many international students pursue their education at universities in Holland? Because Holland has excellent, affordable higher education. It also has a thriving economy (18th in the world) so there are plenty of job opportunities. What’s more, the Dutch are open-minded and almost everyone speaks English.
Discover the city of Arnhem
Arnhem is the green and bustling capital of the province of Gelderland. With a population of around 160,000, the city has plenty to offer. Whether you’re into fashion or history, museums or pubs, concerts or nightclubs. And with its lovely green surroundings, you can also enjoy nature at its best. Safe and friendly student cities are just one of the 7 reasons to study at HAN.
HAN Arnhem campusRuitenberglaan 29
6826 CC Arnhem
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