ECTS points
Education type
Bachelor program
Three years
Bachelor of Science (BSc)

WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAM psychology & Technology?

  • Visit an experience day on March 24 or April 3, 2023 and receive information about the course for an afternoon
  • Or experience the course by shadowing one of our students for a whole day during a trial study day.

The website for online shopping, controlling a robotic vacuum cleaner, smart lighting: technology is all around us and is an important part of our lives. Too important to just leave to technologists!

In Psychology & Technology, you learn how technology influences people and how you can let technology work for people by using psychological knowledge. You also learn how to use psychology to design completely new technological applications. Think of:

  • Robots that can help around the house
  • Intimate technology for showing affection remotely
  • Lighting that keeps you healthy and makes you smarter
  • Avatars that help you save energy
  • Smart street lighting
  • A shower that helps you save water

After graduating, you receive your Bachelor of Science in Psychology & Technology. Do you want to know more? Check out the Course structure for more information.

Psychology & Technology at the TU/e: a unique combination

The major Psychology & Technology offers a unique combination of psychology and technology courses and research. Our students value this program for its hands-on approach, relatively small scale and supervision by teachers.

Who are you?

Did you ever wonder why people are so attached to their smartphones? Or how to use a game to get to know someone? Are you interested in how humans think and how they make decisions around technology? Would you like to know whether people could 'actually' touch each other through virtual reality? These questions touch upon technology and psychology. If this sounds interesting to you, the Bachelor's program of Psychology & Technology is the one for you.

As a Psychology & Technology student you have to be prepared to work hard. You successfully completed your pre-university certificate, including mathematics B. Affinity with technology and psychology is essential. For more information, please visit the Admission and Enrollment page. Do you have an HBO propedeuse? Check the eligibility and additional requirements.

What do you want to be?

With a degree in Psychology & Technology, you have a broad foundation as a technical engineer. The potential work field ranges from research or design departments at companies to consultancies. You can also choose to pursue a master's degree. Check out the possibilities at After your bachelor's degree.

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Study association Intermate

The study association represent the interests of Psychology & Technology and Sustainable Innovation students . It tries to let the students view their field of study from a different angle. It achieves this by means of excursions, lectures and symposia and by organizing a study trip. On the other hand, the association also organises sports tournaments, parties, a weekly drink, weekends and other forms of leisure activities to stimulate the relation between the members themselves.

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This program is NVAO-accredited. In the Netherlands, the NVAO assesses the internal quality assurance of universities and colleges and the quality of their programs.