Admission HBO students

As a hbo (Higher Professional Education) graduate, you cannot directly begin the Human-Technology Interaction Master’s course since your hbo program will have emphasized other aspects whereby you lack theoretical mathematics and psychology knowledge. To be admitted to the Master’s program as a hbo graduate, you will need to follow a pre-master's program.

This customized transition program (of maximum 30 ECTS) is intended to bring you to the scientific Bachelor level and mainly comprises compulsory subjects from the second and third years.

For a full-time program the time needed for the Human-Technology Interaction Master's program, including the pre-Master's program, is 2,5 years.

After Polytechnics/hbo to the master Human Technology Interaction
Various hbo diploma’s enable you to be admitted via a pre-Master's program to the Human-Technology Interaction Master. These are the programs at Dutch polytechnics/hbo on:

  • Applied Physics
  • Automotive
  • Building Sciences
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering 
  • (Commercial) Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Technical Computer Science 

Click here for specific information about the pre-Master's program for admission to the Human-Technology Interaction Master's program.

If you have followed a different pre-Master’s course, admission may also be possible. In such a case, send an e-mail to the secretary of the Admissions Board, via, adding a list of certified copies of your relevant diploma and hbo subjects as well as a summary of the content of the subjects .