Master in Business Engineering

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The Master of Science in Business Engineering will learn you how to mediate between technical and business economic positions to conduct data analysis, modelling and decision-making.

Discover the Master in Business Engineering programme

Main subject

Students can specialise and choose one of three main subjects:


The Master of Science in Business Engineering is a programme in business administration that focuses on (data-driven) management science, business processes and technology. These three disciplines are educated throughout the two-year master programme in different manners through theoretical lectures, practical case studies and business games as well as guest speakers and company projects. The master's programme teaches these disciplines both in a theoretical and a practice-oriented way. 


The Master in Business Engineering is a two year programme (120 credits) that consists of general courses, courses related to the main subject, elective courses and the master dissertation.

Top 5 reasons to study the Master in Business Engineering

  1. Our programmes are recommended by our alumni
  2. We are an international high ranked university 
  3. We have talented and very qualified staff
  4. Student participation is very important
  5. Ghent is a student friendly city

Is the Master in Business Engineering for you?

Diploma requirements

The Business Engineering programme consists of five learning paths. These learning paths should be present in the candidates' educational background in order to be eligible for the master's programme.

  • economics and business economics path: microeconomics, macroeconomics, accounting, marketing, etc
  • quantitative path: mathematics
  • methodological path: statistics, econometrics, research methodology, etc
  • technical and technological path: electrical and electronics engineering, materials science, mechanical and civil engineering, etc
  • path operations and information management: production technology, business information systems, etc

Language requirements

English at level B2 is required upon enrolment.

Make sure to check the list of accepted language proofs.


GMAT and/or GRE should be included in the application file. If you submit an application file without GMAT or GRE, you have significantly less chance of being admitted.

Career perspectives

With a degree in Business Engineering you can follow different career paths. With their strong foundation in business economics, their broad knowledge of new technologies and their strong focus on quantitative analytics in production, services, logistics, marketing and finance, business engineers understand better than anyone else how to improve the efficiency in the various parts of a company’s logistic chain.


Some examples of jobs:

  • production manager
  • logistics director
  • production planning expert
  • business consultant
  • business analyst
  • process engineer
  • ...
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Facts and figures


Master of Science in Engineering


120 ECTS

Language of Instruction


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Tuition fee

Non-EEA citizens: €5881.60

EEA citizens: €979.60

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Application procedure

Did the information above convince you that the Master of Science in Business Engineering is the programme that you were looking for?

In that case, it's time to start up the application procedure!

Before you apply

How do I apply

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