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Create smart technology with social impact

Do you want to develop smart technology for social issues? Then the Creative Technology bachelor's programme at VU Amsterdam is just the thing for you.

After successfully completing this bachelor's programme at UT and VU Amsterdam you will receive an engineering degree from the University of Twente. 

Check the admission requirements below to make sure you meet them.

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  • Admission requirements

    You will be admitted to this bachelor's if you possess a Dutch VWO-diploma. You do not need a specific profile.

    International diploma
    Students from outside the Netherlands should have a pre-university secondary education comparable to the Dutch vwo-diploma: good A-level results or International Baccalaureate. All applications are reviewed individually due to their distinctive nature. Therefore, the only way to determine admissibility is by submitting an official application for enrolment via Studielink and providing all required documentation in OSIRIS. After you have done so, you will be informed about your admissibility as soon as possible via email. These admission requirements are valid for the September 2023 intake.

    European Baccalaureate

    With a European Baccalaureate diploma, you will probably be admissible to the bachelor's in Creative Technology. This depends on the subjects and levels you have achieved. A successfully completed European Baccalaureate diploma is required before the start of the academic year. Your curriculum has to contain: mathematics for 3 hours & English.

    International Baccalaureate

    With the International Baccalaureate diploma, you will probably be admissible to the bachelor's in Creative Technology. This depends on the subjects and levels you have achieved. A successfully completed International Baccalaureate diploma is required before the start of the academic year. Your curriculum has to contain at least: Mathematical Studies SL / Applications & Interpretations SL and English.

    GCSE & GCE A2-levels

    With the General Certificate of Education, you will probably be admissible to the bachelor's in Creative Technology. This depends on the subjects and levels you have achieved. Successfully completed GCE A2-level is required before the start of the academic year. For possible admission, we require at least:

    3 (I)GCSE / GCE O-Level with an A, B or C grade or 4 – 9 score.

    3 full GCE A2-Level with an A, B or C grade.

    Students need to have six different subjects in (I)GCSE / GCE O-Level and A2-Level. For Creative Technology you should have at least followed GCE A2-Level Mathematics and English.

    Advanced placement exams

    The USA High School Diploma is equivalent to the Dutch vwo-diploma only in combination with at least 4 CollegeBoard Advanced Placement (AP) exams with a 3, 4 or 5 grade. The High School should be accredited and recognised by one of the commissions or by the state. Your curriculum has to contain at least: Mathematics AP Calculus AB or AP Calculus BC and English.

    Entry level English

    As the programme is taught entirely in English, a high level of English proficiency is required as well:

    • IELTS (academic, not older than 2 years): minimum overall score of 6.0, a minimum score on each section of 5.5
    • TOEFL iBT (not older than 2 years): minimum overall score of 80, a minimum score on each section of 18
    • Cambridge (CAE/CPE): minimum overall score of 169, a minimum score on each section of 162

    Make sure you have obtained a valid English test result before the application deadline. For EU students the application deadline for a completed application with all the required uploads submitted via OSIRIS is 1 July. For non-EU students, this deadline is 1 May. You can even apply even though you have not completed your degree yet.

    More information

    Read more about  how to enrol and please do not hesitate to contact the University of Twente for more information

  • Signing up for the Bachelor's programme Creative Technology

    First, you need to sign up for Creative Technology via Studielink and provide all the required documents. After you have signed up you will receive information from the admission office about the requirements for starting the study.

    For Creative Technology it is mandatory to participate in a matching event. You can attend this event after you submitted all the required documents. Once all the required documents have been submitted, you have taken part  in an matching event, and you have met other (including financial) obligations, you will be informed of the decision regarding your admission to the programme. If you are admitted, you can proceed to enrol  in the programme  of Creative Technology at the University of Twente. 

    The University of Twente works with different enrolment deadlines, according to the programme, your nationality and your previous education diploma. You can register from October if you want to start the course the following year in September.

    Arrange you application via Studielink

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    You can sign up from October onwards.

    Sign up and required documents

    The University of Twente works with different enrolment deadlines, according to the programme, your nationality and your previous education diploma. You can register from October if you want to start the course the following year in September. 

    Go to Studielink

    Enrolment

    Once all the required documents have been submitted (including a copy of the diploma that enables you to be admitted to the programme), you have taken part in the matching procedure and you have met other (including financial) obligations, you will be informed of the decision regarding your admission to the Creative Technology programme at the University of Twente. More information 

    Please note: For international students, slightly different arrangements may apply and the documents required and deadlines may also differ. The information will be sent by email from the Admission Office and the International Office.

    IMPORTANT

    It’s important to complete the mandatory matching event procedure by reflection. After the matching event you’ll receive a reflection form. You need to send this to us within a week after the event.

  • Matching

    At Creative Technology we think it is important for you to choose a programme that meets your expectations and is a good match with your interests and your talents. A good match between you and the study programme you choose increases your chances to successfully complete the programme and obtain a diploma.To make sure that you choose the right programme for you, the programme organizes a matching procedure.

    Participation in the matching procedure for this study programme is mandatory!

    If you do not register for Creative Technology before 1 May and do not participate in the matching activity you will not be admitted to the programme.

    The matching procedure consists of the following aspects:

      • Sharing the online questionnaire, your portfolio, CV and motivation letter;
      • Matching activity. In 2023, all matching activities will take place both online and on campus. 
      • After completing these compulsory matching steps, you need to submit your own reflection form regarding your choice of study for Creative Technology.

    The dates of the matching events are:

    On-campus (VU): 11 May 2023, 06 July 2023
    Online: 02 March 2023, 04 July 2023

    For more information about the matching procedure and a form to sign up, please visit Welcome to Creative Technology UT-VU (vu-utwente.nl)

    In case of questions you can contact intake-create-vu@utwente.nl

Want to know more?

Please contact us

Call us on +31 (0)20 59 85000 (on working days from 10.00 till 16.00)

Send an e-mail to contact@vu.nl

Or send your WhatsApp-message to +31 (0)6 82548367

Do you have a question about the admission requirements?

Then send your e-mail to studyadviser-create@utwente.nl

Call us on +31 (0)20 59 85020 (Monday till Friday: 10.30 till 12.30 and 14.00 till 16.00)

Or send your e-mail to studentenbalie@vu.nl