Registration for IDE MSc electives in the fall semester (September -February) takes place in the 1st 2 weeks of the 4th quarter.
Registration for IDE MSc electives in the spring semester (March - June) takes place in the 1st 2 weeks of the 2nd quarter.

How to select your activities in your 3rd semester?

Understanding the system:
Step 1 Find out if you are allowed to follow electives. Read all about the sequence of courses in the MSc programmes in the Teaching and Exam regulations: Sequence of courses and examinations.
Main principle: If you started the MSc programme in September 2019 or before and followed the courses of the first year, you are allowed to follow elective courses.
Step 2 There are a lot of possibilities for filling in the elective space/your 3rd semester, both inside and outside the Faculty. Read about all opportunities on the website.
Step 3 If you want to follow MSc electives offered at IDE, first read about the structure of the elective semester and study the presented examples for filling in your 3rd semester.
Step 4 Read the other information on the website of the MSc IDE electives (see left banner for the available information).
Step 5 Download the current overview of IDE elective courses. Check the date and the percentage of the version as well in order to determine if  you are already able to make more or less definitive plans.
At the start of the registration term the overview will offer a 100% version ( unforeseen circumstances excluded).

For students who want to combine IDE Msc courses with IDE MSc electives and for students who consider doing the DfI, IPD or SPD "package deal" elective a preliminary overview of the IDE MSc timetable for Semester 1 is also available.

Click here to get some tips on how to read the overview or read the answers to the frequently asked questions.  

Step 6
Inform yourself about the offer of block courses offered in the first two weeks of the first quarter. Make use of the course descriptions in the digital Study Guide. Select only one block course as it will occupy a full two weeks and cannot be combined with other (block-) courses.
Step 7 Inform yourself about the offer of linear courses in the 1st quarter of your personal 3rd semester and the 2nd quarter of your personal 3rd semester. Use the course descriptions in the digital Study Guide.
Step 8 Important guidelines to take into account:

A study load of 15 ec per quarter means a study load of 42 hrs a week.

  • In the 1st quarter of your 3rs semester (15 ec) this means 1 block course of 3 ec followed by 12 ec linear courses (i.e., 4 days a week).
    PS If you choose not to do a block course, courses in 5 days a week become very intense, 
  • In the second quarter of your 3rd semester this means 15 ec linear courses (i.e., 5 days a week),
  • In the first quarter of your 3rd semester, the linear courses start in week 3 (after the block course),
  • For linear courses, choose only one per day of the week.
    Courses on the same (part of a) day will have conflicting schedules. If you choose more than one course on the same part of the day we assume that you leave the choice to the faculty and we will include you in only one of the electives you chose. Any choice made by the faculty will be irrevocable. 
  • Make your choice and select only those courses you really want to follow. Do not register for more courses/ec’s you want to/can follow.
    Principally what you choose is what you’ll get. And also important: What you get, we expect you to follow.

How to register for IDE MSc Elective courses.

Registration takes place in MyTUDelft. The process is the same as the usual registration for BSc or MSc courses.
Step 1 Go to MyTUDelft via Brightspace
Step 2 Read, if necessary, this instruction to find out how to use MyTUDelft concerning registration for courses
Step 3 Register for the courses you want to attend 1st and 2nd quarter of your 3rd semester. You can find the courses by using the course code.
Step 4 You will receive an e-mail confirmation for each course of your choice. Check these mails thoroughly and save them as confirmation of your registration.
Step 5 If you do not receive an e-mail your registration was not correctly processed! Try again or contact the coordinator of education.

What will happen after registration?

Step 1 After the registration period the Faculty will process the registrations in MyTUDelft. 
Step 2 For most courses counts: What you choose, is what you get. For courses with a maximum number of participants, the participation lists will be made after drawing lots.
Step 3 Students, who are not included in the course of their choice (only in case of electives with a maximum capacity), will be contacted by the Faculty. These students will get the opportunity to select other electives up to the amount of EC of the electives in which they could not be included. Reaction to this email is needed within a few days.
Step 4 The participation lists in MyTUDelft will be updated.

IDE MSc Electives offer 

  • Click here for the explanation of IDE MSc Electives offer
  • For combining IDE MSc courses of the compulsory program and IDE MSc electives, check the preliminary overview of IDE MSc compulsory courses.
  • Download the  IDE MSc Electives overview Fall semester 2020-2021