Master Engineering Systems: Lean Engineering Full-time

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Technology helps us to improve processes and products. But it also impacts companies. Even the whole supply chain. That’s where the Lean Engineer comes in. With this master degree you can make the link between the latest technologies and a company’s business processes. A highly valuable skill!

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Why study Lean Engineering at HAN?

Broad opportunities

As a Lean engineer you have a broad skill set. So can work in a technical or managerial position.

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Based on industry needs

The program is based on continual interaction with industrial partners. Our applied research focuses on their needs and interests.

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Direct transfer after bachelor

Transfer directly after your bachelor in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, process technology or automotive engineering.

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Linked to research group

Linked to HAN’s Research Group in Lean / World Class Performance. One of your lecturers heads this research group.

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Lean Engineering: quick facts

    16-20Contact hoursaverage per week
    25Hours of independent studyaverage per week

22 JanuaryOpen Day

The next Open Day is on 22 January. You can join online or visit us on campus in Arnhem. Learn everything there is to know about studying at HAN University of Applied Sciences. Get detailed program information and talk to lecturers and students.

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ProgramWhat do you learn?

You learn all about Lean principles and methods. More importantly: how to apply them. In the design, control and improvement of manufacturing processes and products. You also learn to model and validate systems with multiple inputs and outputs. And to analyze systems and apply suitable control strategies. 

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CareersWhat can you do with this master of science?

As a Lean engineer, your skills will be in high demand. Industrial companies are always looking for well-trained professionals in Lean engineering. In fact, this master is part of the training program at several companies. And our industry contacts often have openings for our graduates. With your broad skill set, you could work in either a technical or managerial position. 

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The Dutch way of learning Education at HAN and in the Netherlands

The atmosphere in a Dutch classroom is quite informal and your lecturers are easy to talk to. In fact, at HAN you’re seen as a partner in the learning process. Class sizes are small and your lecturers encourage you to actively participate in class. To ask questions. To give your own opinion. They also stimulate you to be creative. And to discover things for yourself. 

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Part of the Master in Engineering Systems

Control Systems is a track within the Master in Engineering Systems. So when you apply on Studielink you choose Engineering Systems. Then you indicate the track you wish to follow. In this case, Control Systems. Other tracks in the Master in Engineering Systems are: Sustainable Energy, Automotive Systems, Embedded Systems and Lean Engineering. 

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Study in part-time?

Want to study in part-time? Follow the modules at your own pace? You can if you are from the EU/EEA or have a valid residence permit for the Netherlands. You also need to be working in the field. The part-time program takes 3 years to complete. 

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Why study in Holland?

Holland has a large population of international students so you won’t feel alone. In fact, 1 in 10 students is an international student. At Arnhem Business School it’s even 1 in 2 students. Why do so many international students come here? Because Holland has excellent, affordable higher education. It also has a thriving economy (18th in the world) so there are plenty of job opportunities. What’s more, the Dutch are open-minded and almost everyone speaks English.

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Discover the city of Arnhem

Arnhem is the green and bustling capital of the province of Gelderland. With a population of around 160,000, the city has plenty to offer. Whether you’re into fashion or history, museums or pubs, concerts or nightclubs. And with its lovely green surroundings, you can also enjoy nature at its best.

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The location

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  • HAN Amsterdam campus

    Plesmanlaan 125
    1066 CX Amsterdam
  • HAN Arnhem campus

    Ruitenberglaan 31
    6826 CC Arnhem
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    Ruitenberglaan 29
    6826 CC Arnhem
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    Ruitenberglaan 26
    6826 CC Arnhem
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    Papendallaan 51
    6816 VD Arnhem
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    Ruitenberglaan 27
    6826 CC Arnhem
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    Coehoornstraat 17
    6811 LA Arnhem
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    Bucharest
  • HAN Nijmegen campus

    Laan van Scheut 10
    6525 EM Nijmegen
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    Prof. Molkenboerstraat 3
    6524 RN Nijmegen
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    Heyendaalseweg 98
    6525 EE Nijmegen
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    Laan van Scheut 2
    6525 EM Nijmegen
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    Kapittelweg 35
    6525 EN Nijmegen
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    Kapittelweg 33
    6525 EN Nijmegen
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    Berg en Dalseweg 81
    6522 BC Nijmegen
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    Verlengde Groenestraat 75
    6525 EJ Nijmegen
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    Heyendaalseweg 141
    6525 AJ Nijmegen
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    Philips van Leydenlaan 25
    Nijmegen
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    Groenewoudseweg 1
    6524 TM Nijmegen
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    Hertog Eduardplein 4
    6663 AN Nijmegen
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    Heyendaalseweg 141
    6525 AJ Nijmegen
  • HAN Velp campus

    Bovenallee 1
    6881 AJ Velp
  • HAN Zutphen campus

    Fie Carelsenstraat 19
    7207 GN Zutphen
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Contact us

Contact us at HAN Technical Masters.
We're happy to help with all your questions!

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30 - 16:30

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Telephone number: +31 26 36 58 215

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