Competence field 1: Competences in one/more scientific discipline(s)
  1. Master and apply advanced knowledge in the own engineering discipline in solving complex problems.
  2. Apply Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) tools and advanced communication instruments in a creative and purposeful way.
  3. Analyse, specify, design (based on general needs) and realise complex (opto-)electronic systems.
  4. Take into account electromagnetic phenomena during the specification, design and realisation of complex (opto-)electronic systems.
  5. Specifically for main subject 'Electronic Circuits and Systems': Know and creatively apply technology of integrated circuits for the specification, design and realisation of micro systems which integrate mechanical elements, sensors and actuators.
  6. Specifically for main subject 'Electronic Circuits and Systems': Analyse, specify, design (based on fairly generally formulated needs) and implement advanced algorithms for signal and data processing in information and communication systems.
  7. Specifically for main subject 'Electronic Circuits and Systems': Specify and carry out measurements on complex systems that incorporate an important hardware component, and draw conclusions about the next steps in the design flow given the measurement outcomes.
  8. Specifically for main subject 'Communication and Information Technology': Account for technological process limitations during the specification, design and realisation of (opto-) electronic systems.
  9. Specifically for main subject 'Communication and Information Technology': Analyse, specify, design (based on fairly generally formulated needs) and implement advanced algorithms and protocols for data processing and data exchange in telecommunication systems and multimedia systems.
  10. Specifically for main subject 'Communication and Information Technology': Specify and carry out measurements on complex systems that incorporate an important software component, and draw conclusions about the further development path given the measurement outcomes.
Competence field 2: Scientific competences
  1. Analyse complex problems and formulate them into concrete research questions.
  2. Consult the scientific literature as part of the own research.
  3. Select and apply the appropriate models, methods and techniques.
  4. Develop and validate mathematical models and methods.
  5. Interpret research findings in an objective and critical manner.
Competence field 3: Intellectual competences
  1. Independently form an opinion complex situations and problems, and defend this point of view.
  2. Apply knowledge in a creative, purposeful and innovative way to research, conceptual design and production.
  3. Critically reflect on one’s own way of thinking and acting, and understand the limits of one’s competences.
  4. Stay up‐to‐date with the evolutions in the discipline to elevate the own competences to expert level.
  5. Readily adapt to changing professional circumstances.
  6. Be receptive for and analyse critically the fast developments in electrical engineering.
Competence field 4: Competences in cooperation and communication
  1. Have the ability to communicate in English about the own field of specialisation.
  2. Project management: have the ability to formulate objectives, report efficiently, keep track of targets, progress of the project,...
  3. Have the ability to work as a member of a team in a multi‐disciplinary working‐environment, as well as being capable of taking on supervisory responsibilities.
  4. Report on technical or scientific subjects verbally, in writing and using graphics.
Competence field 5: Societal competences
  1. Act in an ethical, professional and social way.
  2. Recognize the most important business and legal aspects of the own engineering discipline.
  3. Understand the historical evolution of the own engineering discipline and its social relevance.
Competence field 6: Profession-specific competence
  1. Master the complexity of technical systems by using system and process models.
  2. Reconcile conflicting specifications and prior conditions in a high‐quality and innovative concept or process.
  3. Synthesize incomplete, contradictory or redundant data into useful information.
  4. Possess sufficient ready knowledge and understanding to evaluate the results of complex calculations, or make approximate estimates.
  5. Pay attention to entire life cycles of systems, machines, and processes.
  6. Pay attention to energy‐efficiency, environmental cost, use of raw materials and labour costs.
  7. Pay attention to all aspects of reliability, safety, and ergonomics.
  8. Have insight into and understanding of the importance of entrepreneurship.
  9. Show perseverance, innovativeness, and an aptitude for creating added value.