Part time Master's Degree in Engineering & Technology in Hasselt in Belgium

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In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Studies in engineering and technology prepare you for the technologically oriented workforce of today.

Members of the workforce with engineering and technology training are sought out by many industries including medical research and computer software development.

 

With university education being upper most level in the education system of the Belgium, the government has put more emphasis to make sure that the students’ lives is made as simple as possible through the loan and grants programs. They offer sponsors for international students with poor and vulnerable backgrounds who would like to study in this country.

Hasselt is a city in Belgium. Higher education here has been propelled by the various campuses of Hasselt in the area. However, more and more education institutions are coming up rapidly.

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Master of Transportation Sciences

Hasselt University
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Hasselt

A modern and international transport system is important for moving people, goods and information in a local, regional and (inter)national context. Moreover it is connected to economic [+]

Part time Masters in Engineering & Technology in Hasselt in Belgium. A modern and international transport system is important for moving people, goods and information in a local, regional and (inter)national context. Moreover it is connected to economic growth! A continuous increase in traffic volumes, for passenger transport as well as freight forwarding transport, leads to major challenges concerning land use, impact on urban areas, traffic safety issues, traffic flow, atmospheric pollution and travel behaviour. The international master programme in Transportation Sciences of Hasselt University is a multidisciplinary master programme, which trains students and practitioners to identify transportation and traffic safety issues and to come up with solutions by themselves, taking into account several parameters: economic, social, urban, environmental and infrastructural. Several transport and traffic safety issues are thus highlighted in an overall multidisciplinary perspective. Since transportation is a cross-border field, it is also important to put the focus on the international aspects related to this domain. As a Master in Transportation Sciences we offer you the opportunity to regularly exchange views with experts and fellow students from home and abroad. Within the master programme there are teachers, both nationally and internationally recognized as experts in their field. Students in the international master in Transportation Sciences come from all over the world (Europe, Africa, Asia). Key Benefits The Master of Transportation Sciences at Hasselt University is unique in that: it is a multidisciplinary master programme, which pays attention to economic, social, urban, environmental and infrastructural aspects; it takes sustainable development into account; it focuses on transportation, as well as on traffic safety in an international context; it is taught by internationally renowned professors from leading universities, specialized in traffic safety and transportation; it includes an optional international study visit during which students learn about and see the current best practice in solving transport problems in different countries; students and practitioners from different countries exchange information about transport and traffic safety problems, solutions and strategies; students can choose between a part-time semi-distance learning programme or a full-time on site programme. Specialisation When you apply for the Master of Transportation Sciences for practitioners, you need to choose your specialisation. This can be either: Mobility Management Traffic Safety The chosen specialisation will influence your study programme, as well as the topic of your master thesis. The choice for a specialisation has to be made at the time of enrolment. Specific admission requirements In addition to the standard requirements the following specific requirements are applicable. 1/DIPLOMA REQUIREMENT: All applicants should hold at least a university diploma or a diploma of higher education equivalent to a (academic) bachelor degree, the Examination Board will consider the applications individually. Depending on the diploma you obtained previously, you may have to do a link or preparatory programme at the start of your master programme. This can be combined with the master programme. if you have a professional bachelor degree, you will have to do a link programme (available for Dutch-speaking students only). Dutch-speaking students who have a professional bachelor degree can start the master programme by distance-learning, after doing a link programme. This programme is taught in Dutch at Hasselt University. It is possible to combine the link programme with the distance-learning programme.Depending on your previously obtained bachelor degree, it may be possible to obtain an exemption for 1 or more courses. if you have an academic bachelor degree, you will have to do a preparatory programme. This preparatory programme consists of 3 courses equaling in total 18 credits. Depending on your previously obtained bachelor degree, it may be possible to obtain an exemption for 1 or more courses. This preparatory programme is organized at the start of the academic year. In the 2nd semester, practitioners can start to take up master courses of the distance-learning programme. 2/ LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT: Sufficient knowledge of English is required and is to be certified by one of the below-mentioned tests: a TOEFL-score report (paper based: score 550 or more, computer based: score 213 or more, internet base: score 79-80). IELTS-certificate (overall band score 6.0). Native speakers or holders of a degree obtained in the English language are exempt from these tests. More information on the master in Transportation Sciences can be found here: http://www.uhasselt.be/mts More information on the master in Transportation Sciences by distance learning can be found here: http://www.uhasselt.be/UH/Master-in-Transportation-Sciences/Distance-Learning-for-Practitioners.html [-]