Minor Programme

Mechanical Engineering / Utwente

This module focuses on developing abilities and skills in mechanical design and aspects of manufacturing. These are important features of the competence in product development. Through the studies of the module “Computer-aided Analysis of Structures” students learn to perform engineering analysis of mechanical structures and get an opportunity to practice by carrying out an individual project. Theoretical background in numerical methods, fluid mechanics and heat transfers serve as the basis for engineering system analysis including phenomena of different physical nature. Aspects of manufacturing technology applicable in developing technological path for originally designed parts.

BSc year 3, MSc year 1

Faculty of Engineering Technology

Applied Sciences 


5 February 2021

solid background in Mechanical Engineering


IELTS 6.0/B2

The Courses

Maintenance & Asset Management

This Exchange Study Package consists of 4 courses and an integrated design project.

  • Reliability Engineering & Maintenance Management
  • Design for Maintenance Operations
  • Infrastructure Management
  • Structural Health & Condition Monitoring

Fluid & Heat Engineering

This Exchange Study Package consist of one module and a research assignment.

  • Fluid Mechanics & Heat Transfer
  • Research Assignment

Read more about the contents of these ESP’s on the faculty’s website.

If the exchange study packages are not to your wish liking are still plenty of other options. Take a look at the website for incoming exchange students for course information and other options in following courses in Mechanical Engineering.

Note that students are expected to take 15 ECTS credits each quartile.

How to apply

For more information about the exchange programmes of the Faculty of Engineering Technology, please visit this website.
For more information about the application procedure for exchange students, please visit this website.

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