Study in Figures

The Study in Figures (often referred to as study information leaflet) gives a picture of how a TU/e study program compares to the same study at a different university. This may help you to orientate in choosing a study.

The Study in Figures items are explained briefly below.

  • Student satisfaction: an indication of how satisfied students are about their study program. This is shown as a score between 1 and 5.
  • Number of first-years: the number of students that start this study program each year.
  • Contact time for first-years: the number of actual hours per week that this study program offers in the first academic year, being the number of hours per week that the student has scheduled contact with a teacher (lecturer, tutor or student assistant).
  • Progress to second year: the percentage of students that progress from the first year straight on to the second year in the same study program. The figure is indicative of the study success at the start of the study program. \
  • Bachelor degree within 4 years: this percentage reveals how many of the students that progress to the second year of the study program gain a degree within four years.
  • Employment (these figures will be updated in March 2016): the percentage of students that, 1.5 years after graduating with a Master’s degree – following on from a Bachelor – having indicated they have a suitable job. These figures are only shown as a national average for this study, the reason being that the number of graduates participating in this research is too low to make any reliable statement about a specific study program at a specific institution.

 Any information that is missing is shown by a minus sign (–). No study information leaflet has any employment information at institution level. Other information may be missing because it has not been collected, the response is too low to provide a reliable figure or the study program is too new for there to be any figures available.