Electromechanical Engineering Technology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
Mechanical design and energy conversion are the cornerstones of this Electromechanical Engineering Technology programme. Mechanical design begins with an idea, which is then shaped into a graphical design and executed into a finished product through a choice of materials, simulation, and production techniques. The course is delivered by KU Leuven.

About

What is the Master in Electromechanical Engineering Technology at KU Leuven all about?

Mechanical design and energy conversion are the cornerstones of this programme. Mechanical design begins with an idea, which is then shaped in a graphical design and executed into a finished product through a choice of materials, simulation and production techniques. Energy conversion is aimed at all aspects of energy efficiency in this process and ranges from electrical controls and automation to thermal power plants, combustion engines, etc. 

You specialize in one of following options: 

  • Intelligent Manufacturing - The issues covered in this option include the latest production techniques, the way production systems operate and the intrinsic relationship between production and other business processes. 
  • Intelligent Mechanics - This option relates to designing, developing and optimizing automated mechanical machines. 
  • Intelligent Mobility - This application area is very diverse and deals with the sustainable, applying smart solutions. 
  • Clinical Engineering - This option gives insight in the domain of medical technology. Topics are surgical robotics and medical equipment in general.

Career paths

Depending on your interest, your engineering profile can range from technological expert to company manager.

Programme Structure

Common Part

  • Finite Element Based Design
  • Advanced Automation
  • Dynamic Aspects of Machine Construction
  • Drive Systems
  • Pathways to Sustainability: Core Issues and Challenges
  • Management and Communication

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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Academic Requirements

    Applicants with the following can be granted admission subject to successful completion of a preparatory programme (possibly already including some master courses): 
    • Bachelor of Engineering Technology With a different specialisation 
    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering with a different specialisation 
    • Bachelor of Science in a related field 

      Tuition Fee

      • International Applies to you

        6000 EUR/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
      • EU/EEA Applies to you

        6000 EUR/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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      Living costs for Leuven

      • 810 - 1280 EUR/month
        Living Costs

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