Construction Management and Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #179 (WUR) ,
The Construction Management and Engineering programme offered by University of Twente (UT) can train you to be just such an engineer. A hands-on expert who is able to combine the technical aspects of civil engineering projects with the non-technical dimension.


The Construction Management and Engineering programme is offered by University of Twente (UT)

Complex, innovative and multidisciplinary projects in a dynamic environment require a new breed of engineers who are able to expertly combine engineering knowledge with management skills. If you see yourself in this role, our Master’s in Construction Management and Engineering is the right programme for you. It is a logical next step if you have a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering Management, Advanced Technology or Mechanical Engineering.

New techniques, shifting roles, complicated logistics and globalization are having a major impact on the nature of construction projects. Complex, innovative and multidisciplinary projects in a dynamic environment call for a new breed of engineers who are able to expertly combine engineering knowledge with management skills.


As a CME graduate, you will find career opportunities across the full spectrum of the building and construction industry, both in the Netherlands and abroad. Future employers may include building and construction companies, organizations such as insurers with their own project development departments, engineering and design firms, consultancy firms, government agencies, NGOs and institutes of research and education.

Job titles range from company or division manager, construction supervisor or construction manager, to project manager, technical consultant, project engineer or process manager. Given the wide range of knowledge and skills you will gain in this Master’s programme and in view of the current situation in the construction industry, you will find many promising opportunities for a successful career.


The programme holds NVAO accreditation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Industrialization & Innovation in Construction
  • Building Information Modelling and 5D Planning
  • Infrastructure Management:
  • Supply Chain Management & ICT
  • Markets, Organizations & Innovation
  • Procurement Strategies & Tendering
  • Sustainable Building

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


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  • Minimum required score (Grade C):


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  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science (or equivalent) of a high quality and level in Engineering. The main subject of the BSc study should match the envisaged UT MSc-programme.
  • Knowledge of the following topics: Civil Engineering, Architecture/building design, and project management
  • Copy of diploma
  • Transcript of records (Bachelor of Science and knowledge on topics)
  • CGPA of at least 75% of the maximum scale (or your country's equivalent) and/or top 10% of class
  • Course descriptions
  • Letter of motivation
  • English summary of thesis (BSc or MSc)
  • Sufficient mastery of the English language.
  • Resume (Europass)
  • Names and addresses of referees (2) 

        Tuition Fee

        • International Applies to you

          14250 EUR/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 14250 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
        • EU/EEA Applies to you

          2060 EUR/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 2060 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
        We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

        Living costs for Enschede

        650 - 920 EUR/month
        Living Costs

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