Innovation Sciences, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    2006 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language

About

Innovation Sciences focuses on gaining a deeper understanding of why this is the case. You will learn to understand and manage the mechanisms and processes involved in developing and introducing new technological options.

Why study Innovation Sciences in Eindhoven?

The program has recently been evaluated as ‘very good – excellent’ by Quality Assurance Netherlands Universities (QANU). The Master’s program in Innovation Sciences in Eindhoven is unique in the Netherlands, and differs from other programs that also focus on technology development, innovation and policy. 

International semester

During the Master’s degree program you will spend one semester abroad, at a university specializing in technology and innovation. 

Career opportunities

As a graduate of this Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) Master's program, you will be able to work at organizations operating at the boundary between technology and its social application in both the private and public sectors. In many cases you will work in interdisciplinary teams consisting of engineers, social scientists, consultants, policy-makers, managers and social science and humanities researchers. 

Accreditation

This program is legally recognized and accredited by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO).

Programme Structure

The program has been built from mandatory courses, a specialization elective , electives in a technical domain, free electives, the international semester and the graduation project.

Courses include:

  • Energy, economy and society
  • International Sustainable Development
  • From industrial ecology to cradle-to-cradle
  • Environmental Psychology
  • Research Methodology
  • Network Society
For more information, please visit the program website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: September entry - Deadline for students applying for the ALSP/HS scholarship: February 1.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 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:

    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.

  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

To apply for a TU/e Master's program, you need a Bachelors degree based on a program of sufficient academic level and quality. Please choose one of the following options

You have direct admission to the TU/e Innovation Sciences Master's program if you have completed a Bachelors in Sustainable Innovation at Eindhoven University of Technology.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2006 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2006 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Living costs for Eindhoven

850 - 1,350 EUR/month
Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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.