On successfully completing your designer programme you will receive a certified diploma as kept by the “Koninklijk Instituut Van Ingenieurs” (KIVI, Royal Dutch Society of Engineers).
You are entitled to use the academic degree Engineering Doctorate (EngD). Note that this is different compared to a PhD (Philosophy Doctorate and Dr.).
Certification by CCTO
All programmes are certified by the Dutch Certification Committee for Technological Design Programs (CCTO) consisting of representatives from the Universities of Technology in The Netherlands, the Council of Central Industrial Organizations in The Netherlands and the Royal Dutch Society of Engineers.
All Designer Postmaster Programmes are part of the joint initiative 4TU.SAI: 4TU.School for Technological Design, Stan Ackermans Institute. The institute is a partnership of the 4 technical universities in the Netherlands.
The 4TU technological designer programmes offer you an opportunity to enhance your expertise and project management skills with an extensive hands-on assignment, supervised by experienced professionals. Each programme covers a different technological field. The two-year, full-time programmes all lead to a Designer degree.