Master Thesis


  • MEMO - H509
  • MEMO - H505



Level of the qualification framework

    Niveau 7 (2e cycle-MA/MC/MA60)


Contribution of the teaching unit to the programme profile

    This teaching unit contributes to the following competences:
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of exact sciences with the specificity of their application to engineering
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the advanced methods and theories to schematize and model complex problems or processes
  • Conceive, plan and execute a research project, based on an analysis of its objectives, existing knowledge and the relevant literature, with attention to innovation and valorization in industry and society
  • Correctly report on research or design results in the form of a technical report or in the form of a scientific paper
  • Present and defend results in a scientifically sound way, using contemporary communication tools, for a national as well as for an international professional or lay audience
  • Collaborate in a (multidisciplinary) team
  • Develop, plan, execute and manage engineering projects at the level of a starting professional
  • Think critically about and evaluate projects, systems and processes, particularly when based on incomplete, contradictory and/or redundant information
  • A creative, problem-solving, result-driven and evidence-based attitude, aiming at innovation and applicability in industry and society
  • A critical attitude towards one’s own results and those of others
  • Consciousness of the ethical, social, environmental and economic context of his/her work and strives for sustainable solutions to engineering problems including safety and quality assurance aspects
  • The flexibility and adaptability to work in an international and/or intercultural context
  • An attitude of life-long learning as needed for the future development of his/her career
  • An integrated insight in chemical process and materials' technology
  • Insight in chemistry as a link between process and materials technology