Target audience & admission requirements
Target audience and eligibility
The postgraduate programme Smart O&M focuses on the higher technical profiles and aims at three types of students:
- recent graduates
- international students
Immediate admission is granted to those holding a master’s degree in Engineering or Industrial Engineering with majors in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electromechanics, Machine and Production Automation, Electronics-ICT, Energy, and Business Systems Engineering and Operations Research.
If you do not hold one of the aforementioned master’s degrees, or if you hold a degree in an entirely different field of study, your application will still be considered if you can demonstrate the necessary academic requirements, equal to having a solid engineering background, through a CV and letter of motivation. The interuniversity programme committee will assess your application.
Graduates are qualified to take up different roles in different (industrial) sectors, ranging from SMEs to international Captains of Industry. The skills developed, and the knowledge obtained will be more widely applicable than in the manufacturing industry alone. All operationally intensive sectors, including for example the food and pharmaceutical sector are eager to recruit engineers with a solid background in Smart O&M who can be the foundation of and an advisor in their digital transformation process.
The one year postgraduate programme consists of four courses of 6 ECTS, 24 ECTS in total, spread evenly over two semesters.
First semester (Sept – Dec):
- Digital Twin
- Operations Management Strategies (pt. I)
- Monitoring & Prognostics (pt. I)
Second semester (Jan-Jun):
- Smart Factory Design
- Operations Management Strategies (pt. II)
- Monitoring & Prognostics (pt. II)
For a detailed overview of the programme, please visit www.smart-OM.eu.
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