• Application Deadline
  • 18 months


Control systems are part of everyday life and used in the fields of mechatronics and process manufacturing. Steering and controlling of control systems include robotic applications in automation, steering and tracking devices, and high-tech temperature, pressure and volume controllers necessary for chemical processes in industry. Advanced control systems are also applied to sustainable energy-producing installations and sustainable automotive applications.

Good reasons to apply to the Engineering Systems - Control Systems course at HAN University of Applied Sciences

  • Gives the industry an innovative impulse with its Centre of Expertise
  • Kick starts your career with great job opportunities
  • Puts you in close vicinity of international companies


Industrial companies are always looking for well-trained professionals in the field of Control Systems. This Masters course is part of the educational programme at many companies and our industry contacts often have job openings for our graduates.

Countless job opportunities

The mastertrack Control Systems offers you a wide world of promising career prospects. There are countless job opportunities in the technical branches of industry. But you will also be qualified to work outside the technical sector: your expertise will be welcome in higher education, research institutes and development groups in companies and organisations.

The general applicability of the course will also qualify you to teach Control Systems anywhere in the world. 


Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Systems Modelling
  • Applied Control
  • Big Data and Small Data
  • Advanced Controller Design
  • Graduation project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Average part-time duration 30 months
    • Duration description
      2.5 to 3 years
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

First you must submit:
  • A Bachelor’s degree certificate and a list of marks with an average of at least 70%. Your grade point average must be 2.8 or higher, based on a 4.0 system. It is essential that you have good grades in mathematics and physics, as well as in track-related subjects.
  • If you are an international student, you need to be proficient in the English language. The following English language proficiency test results are accepted:

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8540 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8540 EUR per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2083 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2083 EUR per year and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Nijmegen

  • 800 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


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