M.Sc. On Campus

Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (Manufacturing and Supply Chain Engineering)

Ghent University

24 months
5881 EUR/year
980 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (Manufacturing and Supply Chain Engineering) from Ghent University combines the core disciplines of Industrial Engineering and Operational Research. Industrial Engineering is a branch of engineering that deals with analysing, designing and optimising complex operational systems.  

Hey there 👋🏼

Interested in some tips for finding the best matching programme for you?

Here is a checklist of the most common actions that users take before finding their dream programme.

Completed items

Search with at least 2 filters
You can use the search page. The filter section on the left contains a variety of useful filters.
0 / 5
Visit 5 programme pages
You can find programmes in different ways. If you haven't viewed any programmes yet, the search page is probably a good place to start.
0 / 2
Visit 2 university pages
You can find universities in different ways. From the page of a programme you like you can jump to the corresponding university or you can start with the country you like and check a list of universities there.
Take our personality test
Would you like to know what kind of programme would fit your personality best? Go to the personality test page to take the test.
Take our country test
Would you like to which country would be the ideal place for you to study? Go to the country test page to take the test.
Create an account
Creating an account gives you a number of benefits. It will unlock 6 more items on your checklist. Some new things you'll be able to do are:
  • Check your fit with a programme
  • View recommendations
  • Compare programmes


Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (Manufacturing and Supply Chain Engineering) from Ghent University creates an engineering profile that can play a key role in various industries. The IE/OR programme effectively prepares students for taking up leading roles in manufacturing and service industries worldwide, by thoroughly training them in technical principles of the design, planning and control of systems.


Companies in all branches of industry, public services, and scientific research are eager to recruit IE/OR engineers. They have the skills to lead the continuous day-to-day improvement of systems that create products and services, but also to innovate and develop new products and services. IE/OR engineers are typically recruited as production manager, business analyst, project manager, supply chain consultant, etc. and usually quickly grow into senior technically specialised roles, or management positions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Supply Chain Engineering
  • Manufacturing Planning and Control
  • Information Technology and Data Processing
  • Methods Engineering and Work Measurement
  • Quality Engineering and Industrial Statistics
  • Engineering Economy
  • Simulation of Manufacturing and Service Systems
  • Industrial Systems Modeling and Optimization
  • Design of Manufacturing and Service Operations
  • Heuristics and Search Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic diploma of Bachelor (or Master) of Science in Engineering (university level, minimum three years), and/or a Master of Science in BioScience Engineering or an equivalent to this.
  • English: CEFR level B2

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5881 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5881 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    980 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 980 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Gent

754 - 1205 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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.

Fresh content

Updated in the last 3 months

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (Manufacturing and Supply Chain Engineering)
Ghent University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!