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HAN’s Embedded Systems program is modular, making it the ideal part-time study. The module content has been developed in close collaboration with our industry partners. So the knowledge and skills you gain will be immediately applicable in practice.

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Changes to the Embedded Systems track

From September 2023, the Embedded Systems track will merge with the Control Systems track under the name Cyber-Physical Systems. Did you apply for Embedded Systems in 2023-2024? Read more info on the Cyber-Physical Systems page.

Are you currently in the Embedded Systems track? You can still get all the information related to your studies on this page.

The modules

In the Embedded Systems track you take 2 general modules: Applied Control & Systems Modeling. They're compulsory for all tracks of the Master in Engineering Systems. So you'll be joining students from the other tracks. You also take 2 elective modules from: Big Data & Small Data, Advanced Controller Design and Distributed Systems.

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Major project

The final step of this master degree is your major project. Here you investigate an embedded systems issue at your own workplace. Demonstrate your technical knowledge and skills as well as your communication, reporting and presenting skills. You get the support of a HAN staff member and a supervisor from your workplace. 

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The master in numbers

    1 dayof classesper week
    12 hoursof self-studyper week
    3 yearsto earn a degreein part-time
    90 creditsaccording to ECTSEuropean Credit Transfer System

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A good fit?

Does your background fit the Embedded Systems program? Have you covered some of the subjects in a previous study? You might be eligible for a program exemption. Plan an online meeting with a staff member to discover more.

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Applied research

Applied research is an integral part of this master program. Throughout your study, you work on innovative research projects for HAN’s research centers. These projects are conducted in collaboration with leading Dutch universities of technology, European partner universities and independent research institutes such as TNO.


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Admission & finances

Read further to discover all you need to know about HAN admission requirements, tuition fees and the application process.

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